Employment Opportunities

All deadlines are July 5th at 6:00pm EST. Applications can be sent to jobs@canadianroots.ca.

Director of Indigenous Knowledge & Curriculum (FT, Indigenous Candidates Only)
Location: Anywhere.
Overseeing our Knowledge & Curriculum Department, we are seeking a passionate and driven leader to grow CRE’s library of workshop curriculum and other educational materials; co-develop youth-centered decolonial evaluation methods/tools for our programs; and create programming aimed at Grades 7-12, particularly Indigenous youth. This role will also direct our Exchange programs, which are now Indigenous-only focusing on traditional lands-based teachings for youth ages 12-17.
More info coming…

Policy & Research Manager (FT)
Location: Saskatoon, Toronto, or Ottawa
This role will manage our new Policy School: a 9-month program educating the next generation of Indigenous changemakers, advocates, and leaders. Additionally, the Policy & Research Manager will support the Executive Director with government relations and oversee our research programming. Ideal candidates will bring experience and education in policy development, community-based research, and/or advocacy from the not-for-profit or public sectors.
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Communications Manager (FT)
Location: Saskatoon, Toronto, or Montreal

Within the Department of Research, Operations, Impact, and Development (DROID), this role will oversee CRE’s public relations, graphic design, web design, videography, photography, social media, and Indigenous and French language translation. Leading a small team of part-time staff and contract artists, our ideal candidate brings experience and education in public relations and communications strategy, especially from the not-for-profit or public sectors.
More info coming…

Manager of Fundraising & Development (FT)
Location: Saskatoon, Toronto, or Montreal

Within the Department of Research, Operations, Impact, and Development (DROID), this role will guide CRE’s fundraising activities. These include planning fundraising events, strengthening relationships with donors, conducting prospect research, securing corporate sponsorships, implementing an individual donations campaign and a major gifts campaign, and developing any other potential revenue generating activities for the organization. Ideal candidates will bring a successful track record of fundraising in the not-for-profit sector.
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Rural Program Manager (FT, Indigenous Candidates Only)
Location: Anywhere
As a part of our broader National Youth Reconciliation Initiative (NYRI), this role will help strengthen CRE’s work with and commitment to rural communities through relationship building and by guiding youth teams to undertake community service projects. Ideal candidates will bring experience in the youth sector and working in rural and remote locations.
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Youth Network Supervisor (FT, Indigenous Candidates Only)
Location: Anywhere
In September, CRE will be launching the National Indigenous Youth Network, which will be a digital meeting place for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit youth to collaborate, organize, and support one another. Working with the Director of Community Relations, this role will help envision what the Network can be and guide its implementation, including the recruitment of youth. Ideal candidates will bring experience mentoring Indigenous youth and digital activism.
More info coming…

Financial Controller/Contrôleur Financier (FT)
Location: Anywhere (Preferably Toronto or Montreal)
Reporting to the Director of Finance, Strategy & Impact, the Financial Controller/Contrôleur Financier is a bilingual (French/English) role that will join the finance team in supporting the programming work of the organization. This position will ensure that expenses align with contribution agreements, aid in financial reporting, and provide general accounting/bookkeeping support. Ideal candidates will bring experience in non-for-profit accounting and knowledge of 
Revenu Quebec. Candidates must speak French at a fluent-level and English at a proficient-level.
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Research Coordinator (FT)
Location: Anywhere
Reporting to the Policy & Research Manager, this role will support CRE’s research programming, which includes an annual major research project, assisting Indigenous youth researchers, and providing support to community-led research. Ideal candidates will bring experience working with Indigenous Peoples and communities and knowledge of community-research methods and decolonial research practices.
More info coming…

Partnerships Assistant (PT)
Location: Toronto or Montreal

Supporting the Director of Community Relations and the Partnerships & Convening Department, this role will provide administrative support and manage CRE’s growing relationship database of partners, community organizations, academic institutions, and groups. Ideal candidates will have a strong attention to detail and experience working with excel.
More info coming…