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Cultural Coordinator - Toronto

Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI)

December 15, 2022

Career Opportunity

Cultural Coordinator - Toronto

Full-time, Term position until June 30th, 2024

Open to Inuit candidates only

It is the mission of Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) to provide Inuit-specific programs that contribute to the health and wellbeing of Inuit, and to encourage and support similar programs for Inuit across the country. With over 30 years of highly successful experience in crafting the design, development, and delivery of a wide range of effective, client-centered services, TI continues to deliver quality programs and services that directly benefit our growing urban Inuit population.

TI is searching for a skilled and experienced candidate to be a part of the dedicated team that works to ensure culturally relevant, safe, and equitable access to services are provided to the Inuit community. The incumbent will organize, facilitate, and deliver cultural programming to engage the Inuit community in Toronto and will also coordinate the delivery of various cultural programming and workshops.

The incumbent will work collaboratively with colleagues in TI’s Culture Department, Elders, community members and will establish and maintain partnerships with related community organizations.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

•  Organization and implement cultural activities and programming (as outlined in various projects and work plans) in person and online;

•  Coordination and facilitation of Inuit cultural activities, workshops, and services;

•  Organization and coordination of the cultural programming calendar, booking spaces, transportation, social media promotion and other logistics as needed;

•  Facilitate and collaborate with lead staff on various community engagement activities, cultural activities, and events;

•  Recruitment and coordination of community support, elders, instructors, and guest speakers for program support and/or specialized cultural knowledge;

•  Coordination and delivery of various skills development workshops and activities;

•  Organization, planning, and procurement of all materials and supports needed for various workshops, presentations, and special events;

•  Capture program participant data and report on programs and services delivered as directed by various contribution agreements;

•  Submit financial documentation such as invoices, receipts, and financial requests related to cultural programming activities; and

•  Abide by TI policies and procedures.


The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of Inuit culture, values, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and traditional practices.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, presentation and facilitation skills, computer literacy skills, leadership and management skills, and organizational skills are necessary.

The ability to develop, coordinate and deliver cultural programming, plan, organize and deliver workshops, presentations, and community feasts, work effectively in stressful situations and under tight deadlines, and work occasional evenings and weekends are all requirements of the position.

Experience providing related coordination services is required, preferably to the Inuit community, including group facilitation, coordinating events and volunteers, and collecting and reporting programming data. Facilitating related programming and practicing traditional Inuit cultural activities is preferred. Post secondary education in Indigenous Studies, Project Coordination, Event Planning, or a related field is an asset. Fluency in English is required and the ability to communicate in Inuktitut is an asset.

A combination of related education and experience may be accepted.

Salary and Benefits

  • TI offers a competitive total compensation package. Employees are provided an exceptional benefits plan which includes major medical and dental coverage for the employee and their dependents, and employee life insurance. TI also offers a Group RRSP benefit plan for eligible staff.

  • TI provides paid sick, personal and family sickness leave days, and a 24/7 confidential Employee and Family Assistance Plan.

  • Vacation (earn 3 weeks/year).

Deadline for applications is January 8th, 2023

To apply, please submit your resume to

Preference in hiring will be given to qualified Inuit candidates, applicants are encouraged to self-identify.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to obtain a vulnerable sector check with results that are acceptable to TI.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at to learn more about our programs and services.

The successful candidate’s work arrangements will be a combination of virtual/remote work and in the office based on the operational needs of TI. Accommodations for applicants with disabilities is available upon request.

We thank all interested candidates in advance, but unfortunately, we are only able to respond to those selected for an interview.

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