The Saskatchewan NDP has an opening for an Indigenous Organizer. The Indigenous Organizer will develop, coordinate and integrate Indigenous issues into organizing and community outreach strategies of the Saskatchewan NDP by recognizing and understanding the identity and cultural perspectives of the Indigenous People of this province to advance social and economic justice.
The Indigenous Organizer is a primary resource for the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party to ensure that there is an Indigenous lens, perspective and common understandings of the issues that affect the Indigenous People of Saskatchewan and Canada.
Key responsibilities include:
- The Indigenous Organizer will be responsible for developing and coordinating party strategies and community outreach with an Indigenous perspective; be the “go to” person within the party when it comes to the development and collaboration of comprehensive Indigenous strategies;
- Integrate Indigenous strategies into the fabric of the overall party and not just with the Indigenous wing;
- Work within the party to build common understandings and relationships that will strengthen relations with the Indigenous People of Saskatchewan;
- Build strong relationships with key Indigenous political institutions; leadership; organizations and communities;
- Organize and coordinate meetings, events and opportunities for grass root engagements and outreach;
- Develop and contribute to position papers for consideration and inclusion into party strategies and platforms;
- Provide support to the Party to develop a vision and strategic plan that has had Indigenous influence and considerations. Assist in reporting and measuring outcomes of those strategies.
- Develop an Indigenous data base of key contacts and persons of interests;
- Assist with regular activities of the party, as well as other duties as assigned.