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Project Coordinator - Guns & Gangs

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Term until March 31st, 2023
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Closing Date: 
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00am

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Public Safety and Crime Prevention Specialist, this position will be responsible for the implementation of the Guns and Gangs Violence Action Fund project. This includes the development, promotion and support of the project across the territory through community development approaches. Working in collaboration with key stakeholders (Government of Nunavut, Pirurvik Centre, Mental Health Workers, Conservation Officers, and RCMP) you will develop a work plan for the duration of the federal funding and assist in the implementation of crime prevention and wellness education and awareness strategies and programs for the community level. You will also provide assistance in the implementation of a Territorial Crime Prevention Framework.

As the Project Coordinator you will be responsible for monitoring and tracking service delivery and outcome development. This includes but not limited to: assisting community based organizations in designing intervention and prevention strategies that address gun and gang violence issues, including making presentations to groups on these strategies; liaising with community based organization that provide  training in effective gun and gang prevention and wellness programming which is evidence-informed and community specific and promoting this programming to Nunavummiut; travelling to identified communities to assist in the development  of gun and gang prevention and wellness initiatives; providing data analysis by preparing project reports and fact sheets using gun and gang violence data collected; representing Directorate Division on internal and external committees dealing with crime trends and victimization on a territorial and national level.

As the successful candidate of this position you will have a university degree from a recognized institution in Community Development, Social Work, Criminology or a related field. You must have a minimum of 1 (one) year of related experience in developing, implementing and delivering community programs.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in one or more of these languages is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
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