Learner Success Adviser

Ginoogaming First Nation is searching for a proactive professional to join our team as Leaner Success Advisor.  This is a Part time position at 15 – 20 hours per week.

This position requires an individual who is passionate about assisting Indigenous adult learners and youths as they progress through their training and academic journey to employment and higher learning goals.

The Learner Success Advisor will work in collaboration with the Implementation Coordinator to deliver multiple programs for Ginoogaming First Nation as well as Indigenous Workforce Development Program (IWDP) aims to maximize First Nation Employment in Greenstone Gold Mines and the Municipality of Greenstone by providing academic upgrading and training to foster meaningful career paths for local Indigenous people.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Learner Success Adviser is to assist learners in their growth and development by constructing meaningful educational and training plans which are compatible with their life goals.

The Learner Success Advisor will have extensive knowledge about education and training and a strong desire to assist in Indigenous adult learner development.

Ideal candidates will be caring, organized, communicative, and accessible. The candidate must be well connected and have the ability engage a wide range of membership to participate in the IWDP.

Advisor Responsibilities

  • Recruit and enroll participants in the Indigenous Workforce Development Program
  • Discuss career and educational goals with Indigenous Youth and Adult
  • Aiding in the course selection process to ensure progress towards learner
  • Display an interest in learning
  • Identify Indigenous Adult Learner strengths and
  • Maintain updated reports and reports on learner
  • Intervene if behavioral or academic challenges
  • Connect learners with resources, such as counselors or
  • Assist and empower Indigenous adult learners with choosing the appropriate career
  • Communicate regularly with Indigenous adult
  • Manage student attrition through providing proactive, reactive, comprehensive, and exceptional wrap around learner
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of organizational
  • Coordinate project activities with project partners and participants
  • Collect and log program related data and assist with intake
  • Prepare communications including advertisements, social media posts and correspondence with project partners/participants.
  • Coordinate logistics for the project team including venues, booking, transportation,
  • Coordinate and administer financial supports to
  • Organize and facilitate community meetings as
  • Participate in project planning, execution, and
  • Other duties that may arise as assigned by


  • High school diploma or greater
  • Knowledge or experience in education, training, counselling, or relevant field
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of Indigenous Adult learning principles and
  • Experience in Indigenous Adult Learning counseling, development, education, or related
  • Responsible individual with positive attitude and sense of pride a self-starter with strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as part of a
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to maintain accurate and updated records concerning student
  • Ability to do basic financial tracking and reporting.
  • Ability to travel is
  • Understanding of institutional policies, procedures, and
  • A desire to help Indigenous Adult Learners in their training, education, and employment journey, from enrollment to
  • Valid G license
  • A desire to help Indigenous Adult Learners in their training, education, and employment journey, from enrollment to

Asset Skills/Qualities

  • Experience in education, counselling, training or project/program management
  • Past experience with implementing and coordinating education or training programs
  • Ability to speak Anishnabemowin

Work Requirements

The Learner Success Advisor is a 6-month contract position with potential for extension. This is a part- time position (10-15 hours per week) with flexible work arrangements. Note: there is the potential for evening or weekend work during certain times of the year. The contract expires July 31, 2023 with the possibility of extension.


This position provides an excellent opportunity, for the right individual. Starting wage is commensurate with skills and experience.

Submit your resume to:

(807) 876-2242 or (807) 853-6271

P.O. Box 89
Longlac, Ontario P0T 2A0

Please includeGFN Learner Success Advisor” in the subject line.

Deadline to apply: May 15, 2023.

Must be current with Covid Vaccinations