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The urban Indigenous youth we serve will have increased confidence, self-esteem and leadership abilities. They will develop skills and a strong attachment to the workforce that will make them more employable and provide them with greater stability. NPAAMB will be a leader in supporting our youth as they transform into leaders contributing to their communities.

NPAAMB is currently seeking:


For various programs offered

Contract Position: (40 Hours per week; 27 months or until March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension)

Location: St. Catharines AND Various locations across southern Ontario Daily travel to out of town training sites requires commute

NPAAMB in a joint effort with our training partners will facilitate the training of Indigenous youth in hospitality and tourism, healthcare, building and construction trades and life skills development as part of our core delivery of programs. All courses offered are rooted in cultural foundations and Indigenous contexts.

The Instructor, under the direction of the Programs Manager and Program Director, will work as part of a team in a fast paced environment to deliver in-class course curriculum to achieve learning objectives and outcomes as outlined in lesson plans. Course content will include but not limited to: cultural history and identity; job readiness, essential skills development (using the 9 recognized essential skills), trades math, labour market research, self-advocacy and personal development.

The Instructor will also be responsible to address student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty or challenge. This position will assess needs, set goals, and formulate plans of action for student improvement, and follow up and provide feedback on student progress. This role will also evaluate and assess individual student aptitudes and apply teaching practices that facilitate individual comprehension.

The Instructor will provide instructional support and curriculum development assistance that aligns with NPAAMB’s long term strategic plan, the core values of the organization and the Contribution Agreement between NPAAMB and the funders.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • Ontario Teaching Certificate registered with OCT and at least 3 years teaching experience preferred; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education: Aboriginal Adult Education; B.Ed and at least 5 years teaching and/or group based facilitation experience
  • Knowledge of relevant cultural traditions and Indigenous history
  • Clear criminal record check/ acceptable vulnerable sector check
  • Certification(s) and/or license(s) appropriate to education industry
  • Valid driver’s license and access to insured, licenced automobile
  • Experience developing lesson plans
  • Understanding of sectors related to any or all of the following: healthcare, construction trades, hospitality and tourism and associated labour market information would be considered an asset

All applicant are encouraged to request job description. For complete job description please contact

Please send via mail (must arrive by deadline) or email your resume with three (3) work related references


Brandee Sandy, Office Manager

Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management Board

50 Generations Drive, 2nd Flr, Box 9

Ohsweken, Ontario N0A 1M0


Start Date: ASAP Salary: $48,250 – $52,000

All offers of employment are contingent upon receipt and acceptance of Vulnerable Sector CPIC

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. An Equal Opportunity Employer.