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Project Coordinator Position

Project Coordinator Position

The Creating Hope Society is an Indigenous non-profit organization seeking to hire a project coordinator based in Edmonton, Alberta, titled “Remembering Right Relationships: Traditional Indigenous and Land-Based Intervention for Gender-Based Violence.” This project aims to develop, implement, and measure the effectiveness of Indigenous culture and land-based interventions in reducing gender-based violence (GBV) experienced by Indigenous women and gender-diverse people.

Hours: 30 to 35 hours per week; hours may vary, including some evenings and weekends

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build connections with community partners, community service providers and
  • Work with our diverse team of researchers, in collaboration with Elders and community advisors, to engage with participants to co-create an array of culture- based GBV interventions that are both land-based (spring/summer/fall) and urban-based (winter).
  • Lead participant recruitment and obtain formal consent from
  • Map out the logistics of the culture camps, gatherings, peer support program and digital storytelling program.
  • Map out the logistics involving data collection sessions, which will be gathered through pre/post-test questionnaires and focus groups (talking, sharing circles).
  • Oversee all project communication, such as meeting facilitation and meeting minutes, monitor project email inbox, review letters, proposals, memos, and other
  • Write project progress reports and update project Gnatt charts
  • Complete research ethics board renewals and amendments throughout the
  • Assist the project manager with administrative functions and
  • Work with the guided supervision of the project manager and Principal
  • The successful candidate will be required to take the OCAP Training Course
  • Must attend all in-person and virtual


  • Only applicants with a BA degree in a relevant field (health sciences, sociology, social work, population health) with 3+ years of experience or an MA degree will be considered.
  • This position requires a research background in qualitative research, but a background in quantitative research methods is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous research methodologies, Indigenous protocols and working with Elders and Knowledge Keepers.
  • Training in and four or more years of experience conducting collaborative community-based research, practice, and /or program evaluation with Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and communities.
  • Understanding of GBV for diverse populations, including Indigenous women and LGBTQ2SA+ individuals.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a current valid Alberta Driver’s License and 2 million insurance and liability coverage
  • Driver’s Abstract required; Criminal Record Check and Child Welfare Intervention Check required.
  • Must live in Edmonton, Alberta or the surrounding area

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must have sound knowledge of Indigenous communities in Alberta, be able to make connections and observe key protocols required for community
  • Must be self-directed and able to work autonom
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and direct others in a non-hierarchical
  • Solid written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational and multitasking
  • Strong problem-solving
  • Effective time management skills and adaptability to
  • Skilled in computer programs, data entry and data analysis
  • Must be non-judgmental and have previous experience working with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Indigenous research and research ethics principles is required.
  • Lived Experience preferably.

Send your resume to along with contact information for a previous employer and one academic reference. The subject line for the emails should be “GBV-RRR project coordinator application.”

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.