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Language Podcast Navigator

Grande Prairie, AB, Canada

Job Type: 28 hours/Week 

About the Role

The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Language Podcast Navigator to join our team. This role involves creating, developing, and managing content for our language-focused podcast program. The ideal candidate is passionate about languages, possesses strong organizational and creative skills, and has experience in podcast production.

Reports to: Youth Coordinator

Position Details: Part-time (28 hours/week)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Human Services related field, language education communications, or related field.

  • Knowledge and an understanding of the Indigenous culture, particularly within the Treaty 8 area

  • Strong connection to the community and Elders

  • At minimum 2 years’ experience working with youth aged 12-26 years

  • Knowledge about the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre

  • Prior experience in podcast production, content creation, or language education

  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts for a diverse audience

  • Familiarity with audio editing software

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Creativity and innovation in developing engaging content for language learners

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

  • Passion for languages, cultural diversity, and lifelong learning

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Ability to provide cleared criminal record and child intervention checks

  • Flexible schedule, and ability to work evenings and weekends

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and design age-appropriate programs and activities for youth participants

  • Work with fluent Indigenous language speakers

  • Develop engaging and informative podcast episodes focused on various aspects of language learning, linguistics, cultural insights, and practical language usage

  • Conduct research on Indigenous languages within the area, prepare episodes, outlines, and scripts. Ensure accuracy, relevance, and educational value in the content

  • Identify, build relationships, and reach out to fluent language speakers. Coordinate interviews, schedules, provide necessary information, and ensure smooth communication with guests

  • Recording and production of podcast episodes

  • Language learning resources, create supplementary materials to accompany podcast episodes, such as vocabulary lists, study guides, exercises, or other recommended resources from Indigenous language guests

  • Distribution and promotion of podcast channel, including uploading episode to hosting platforms and scheduling releases

  • Audience engagement, encourage engagement with listeners through polls. Q&A sessions, or interactive segments

  • Collaborating and working closely with other GPFC programs and services

Please apply with resume and cover letter to: triciaplante@gpfriendship.com

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