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Transportation Coordinator

August 14th, 2023

TERM FULL‐TIME to March 31, 2024
(possibility of extension)

Transportation Coordinator Deadline for applications: Until position is filled

The Odawa Native Friendship Centre (ONFC) is a non‐profit organization serving the Indigenous community in the Ottawa‐Carleton Region of Eastern Ontario and surrounding communities.

The Vision of ONFC is to ensure a thriving and resilient community. Odawa strives to enhance the quality of life of Indigenous People in the Capital region; to maintain a tradition of community, an ethic of self‐ help and development as well as to provide traditional teachings from our elders.


The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, planning and management of the transportation needs of all ONFC programs. Other duties may be assigned as required.

●  Experience in Social Work environment or related field.
●  3‐ years’ experience in transportation field.
●  Demonstrate strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history.
●  Ability to interpret and effectively manage multiple and competing priorities and deadlines.
●  Ability to organize and evaluate, communicate and present information, both verbally and written.
●  Experience in grant and proposal writing.
●  Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite applications.
●  Provide satisfactory criminal record check and vulnerable sector check.
●  Attention to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume ofduties in.
●  Takes pride in the work that is accomplished and understands the function of the tasks with the largerpicture of the organization, while ensuring deadlines are met and work is completed properly.

●  Lead, coordinate and oversee all logistics and scheduling for transportation need for ONFC programs.
●  Oversee and implement transportation needs for variety of ONFC Programs.
●  Thorough understanding of coordinating rides with Uber and managing and monitoring the issuanceof bus tickets.
●  Coordinate and ensure all documentation and provincial regulations are in order and abided by.
●  Organize and maintain a ride schedule, ensuring safety and fairness for all staff and programparticipants.
●  Maintain and up‐to‐date on driver log books and registration.
●  Maintain a professional image and demeanor with all employees, management, directors and visitors at all times.


●  Flexibility and adaptability are necessary in our fast‐paced organization.

●  Office setting with tight deadlines.

●  Extended periods of sitting or standing.

●  Interaction with employees, management, other service providers and the public.

●  Working in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions.

●  Evening and weekend work when necessary.


To be determined based on experience and education.

If you are interested and meet the above criteria and are fully vaccinated, please send your:

1) Cover Letter AND 

2) Résumé

telling us why you think you’d be a great addition to the ONFC to:

Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) candidates will be given priority, please self‐identify.

The Odawa Native Friendship Centre is committed to accommodating people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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