Creating Hope Society is seeking a Program Assistant (PA) for their Let’s Speak Cree program.

The Let’s Speak Cree program hosts weekly Powwow Practices and Youth Cree Classes twice a week. The Program Assistant will assist the Program Coordinator with the delivery of programs and other tasks required to successfully facilitate programs


  • Cook dinners for LSC Cree Classes
  • Access to a food safe kitchen and to transport meals for the LSC program
  • Track food expenses and create a monthly food budget for the program
  • Assist in Program Coordinator in planning some community events
  • Assist Program Coordinator to set-up for powwow practices
  • Occasionally assist in facilitation of relevant cultural activities
  • Willingness to help Elder’s (if needed) during program ceremonies
  • Provide monthly reports and assist in development of the Final Report
  • Regular communication with the Program Coordinator & Executive Director
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Create, build, and maintain community ties/connections


  • Post Secondary education or 3 years experience in Indigenous Language Instruction, Cultural work, or Youth work
  • Excellent Organizational, Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Willingness to learn and open-minded
  • Ability to manage time appropriately and effectively prioritize duties
  • Availability to work evenings
  • Knowledge on Traditional Arts an Asset (Beading/Sewing etc.)
  • Prior Facilitation Experience an Asset
  • Knowledge of the Cree Language/Culture an Asset
  • Ability to prepare dinner for small group of people
  • Food Safety Ticket an Asset
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Must have knowledge in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Must have reliable transportation, current valid Alberta Driver’s License, and 2 million insurance and liability coverage.
  • Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector, & Child Welfare Intervention Check required.