School Liaison Officer

School Liaison Officer

The School/ Community Liaison Officer acts as a Liaison between the schools, parents,
community partners and project funders. The School/ Community Officer plays a critical
role in the success of the community school project. The incumbent works
collaboratively with the school Principal and a collective of community organizations to
carry out duties outlined in the Community School Plan.
Grade 12
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Fluency in Ojibwa is considered an asset.
• Knowledge of existing community and regional resources/ agencies
• Knowledge of community development principles
• Proficiency in a variety of computer applications in a network environment
requiring the use of word processing functions, spreadsheets, presentation
software and database applications.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Program development and coordination skills.
• Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.
• Ability to develop and maintain records.
• Ability to work collaboratively with the school Principal and implement the goals
of the Community School Plan.
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
• Ability to maintain financial records and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develops working relationships with teachers.
• School supply ordering and distribution
• Process and pay school fees for students.
• Process and provide monthly attendance incentives for students
• Issue lunch tabs and cards for students.
• Process and provide term marks incentives for students.
• Conduct surveys and/ or needs assessments to help develop and deliver the
community school plan.
• Assists with creating the community school plan and strategies for community
school development.
• Works collaboratively with the school Principal and a collective of people to
implement the goals of the community school plan.
• Participates in ongoing training and skill development.
• Maintains records (i.e., track activities, and outcomes, expenditures items,
development of partnerships, resources, assessments, short-and-long terms
• Assists with evaluation and year-end reports.
• Purchases materials and supplies.
• Connects/ builds relationships with parents and families.
• Creates, enhances and helps to develop partnerships and connections to the
• Provides advice and networks with committees to strengthen community school.
• Assists in the recognition of students, parents, teachers, and community partners
that participate in community activities.
• Creates, advises, or enhances existing school committees, parent groups and
the parent resource center.
• Assist in promoting a welcoming school environment through visits and
networking with community groups.
• Knowledge of personal computer operating systems and Micro soft Office
applications, database systems, and internet use
• Knowledge of the operation, care, and adjustment of computer peripheral
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
• Ability to travel.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Access to reliable transportation to and from work as travel may be required.
• Clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Persons check and Child Abuse Registry
• Must be willing to submit to random drug testing.
Deadline for submission: January 22, 2024.
Please submit resume, cover letter and references with position applying for in subject
box to:
Paula Cameron – Human Resources Manager – Swan Lake First Nation
Tel: (204) 836-2101 Fax: (204) 836-2255

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