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17 Jun 2020


Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre –  Nunavut

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Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre

Closing Date: 5:00 pm, Friday, June 19, 2020

We are growing! It is an exciting time to join the team at Pulaarvik Kablu Friendship Centre (PKFC)!

In 1979, PKFC was created by Inuit, for Inuit, in Rankin Inlet. Today, it is becoming a vibrant regional organization providing needed wellness programs and services across the Kivalliq Region. Our goal is to deliver Inuit-designed, Inuit-led programs and services that are closely aligned with Kivalliq Inuit Societal Values and Culture, while also being evidence-based, and informed by best practices.

Currently PKFC’s Prenatal and Youth Programs are offered only in Rankin Inlet and include the Rankin Inlet Prenatal Nutrition Program and Preschool Program. We plan to work with the Pirurvik Preschool Team in Pond Inlet who have developed an award-winning preschool program grounded in Inuit culture and language to work with this
new Manager position in refreshing our preschool program in time for the preschool re-opening in the fall. We also are working with current and former GN nutrition personnel to refresh our prenatal nutrition program.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and talented individual to join PKFC’s leadership team in developing and implementing innovative programming for pregnant women, babies, preschoolers and older youth!

Position responsibilities:
This position is a working manager role. The manager will provide overall leadership and program management to our programs and will also be a part of the program delivery team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prenatal & Youth Program Development and Leadership
  • Supervisory Responsibilities (2 Direct Reports)
  • Financial Management
  • Program Monitoring, Evaluation & Accountability
  • Participation in PKFC’s Executive Committee and quarterly reporting to the Board of Directors

Compensation & benefits:
In order to attract and retain highly qualified and motivated staff and management, PKFC has recently reviewed all of its salaries to ensure that we are a competitive employer. For this position, we offer:

  • BASE annual salary of $87,746.20, inclusive of Northern allowance
  • Opportunity to increase salary by up to $10,000 per year if successful in securing additional prenatal and youth programming funds for PKFC (opportunity will be discussed with interviewed candidates)
  • Extended health benefits and a pension plan
  • 4 weeks of annual leave, plus lieu time accrual
  • Housing is not available for this position

Qualification requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Social Work program preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in youth social programs or ECE with strong references
  • Experience in budget management and the management of personnel preferred
  • Exceptional team building and management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working within Nunavut communities, government agencies or not-for-profit organizations would be considered an asset
  • Proven ability to draft and implement innovative policies, programs, procedures and directives for the benefit of the organization and community
  • Strong fluency in Inuktitut and English is a must

How to Apply

How to Apply: A detailed job description is available. Inquiries can be directed to

Qualified applicants should forward their resume and a cover letter in strictest confidence, by e-mail to no later than 5:00pm (CST) Friday, June 19, 2020.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews are expected to take place the week of June 22, 2020.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2020-07-17

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