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Project Support Staff

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

March 10, 2022

Program Support Staff

Full-Time, Indeterminate

If there are no successful Inuit candidates, the position will be offered as a term.

Who we are:

It is the mission of Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) to broadly 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.

Working under the direction and supervision of the Early Years Manager, the Program Support Staff will provide quality programming and support to the Illipalialisaaqtilugu EarlyON team and TI staff. The successful incumbent will help and assist in creating, planning, and delivering services under the Early years program. The incumbent will operate within the guidelines and regulations of the Tungasuvvingat Inuit policies and procedures and Childcare and Early years Act (CCEYA).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Participating in a team setting environment to plan, carry out, developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in harmony with Inuit IQ principles;

  • In collaboration with the Manager, establishing and carrying out a daily consistent work schedule;

  • Organizing space, equipment, and materials for programming activities;

  • Assisting staff with programming, research, and purchasing of program materials; and

  • Participating in short- and long-term planning and evaluation programs and services.

What you’ll need to be a successful candidate:

  • High School diploma;

  • Planning or the interest to pursue post secondary education in social services, ECE, CYW or another relevant program;

  • Knowledge of and appreciation for Inuit culture and values and exemplifying Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit;

  • Experience using word, excel, navigating the internet, and familiarity with other related programs;

  • Willingness to learn about TI programs and adapt to a culturally based program;

  • Ability to work in a team environment; and

  • Fluency in English is required and the ability to communicate in Inuktitut is preferred.

An acceptable combination of related education, work, and life experience may be considered.

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 March 20th, 2022.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

This position works out of the 1071 Richmond Road, Ottawa location which is conveniently located close to major transportation access points and parking is free on the premise.

Preference in hiring will be given to qualified Inuit candidates; applicants are encouraged to self-identify. The successful candidate will be required to obtain a vulnerable sector check with results that are acceptable to TI.

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

We thank all interested applicants in advance for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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