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Mission Statement

Open to the spirit, rooted in the gospel tradition, Tatamagouche Centre is an education and retreat centre which invites and challenges people from diverse backgrounds to personal wholeness, right relationships, respect for creation, and justice in the world.

Inclusion Statement

Through the full welcome and inclusion of all people, Tatamagouche Centre offers its hospitality to everyone, works for the justice of all people, and joyfully affirms and celebrates human diversity in sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender, ability, race, religion and age, regardless of economic situation.

We are hiring!

Tatamagouche Centre – Office Manager

April 1- November 30, 2022

We are a small team and work closely together. We value active listening, giving and receiving feedback and continual reflection and dialogue about our work. 

This integral position will backbone operations on-site and in the front office including greeting and providing radical hospitality to our program participants and guests as well as coordinating with hospitality and programming staff. We expect an anti-racism, anti-oppression lens in all of our staff. 

Details: 

Full-time. 28-35 hours per week eight-month contract for 2022 (with potential for renewal).  Pay commensurate with experience and negotiable.

Deadline for application: Friday, February 1, 2022 end of day.  

Role:

  • Registrar, greeting and radical hospitality with program participants and guests
  • Entry, monitoring, reporting for stewardship database 
  • Support with stewardship of donors and investors
  • Coordination with hospitality, programming, and maintenance staff
  • Some gardening and light yard work (riding lawn mower, if interested and able).

Talents, skills and qualities desired:

  • Commitment and experience with anti-racism, anti-oppression lens and practices
  • Highly organized 
  • Good with people and working in teams
  • A strong communicator willing to work at dialogue, active listening
  • A willingness to learn and grow 
  • A self-starter able to work without a lot of supervision
  • Computer knowledge (database management, reporting, monitoring)
  • A good writer, able to support grant-writing considered an asset
  • Desire to do some gardening operate riding lawn mower considered an asset

This position, like most positions at the Centre, is casual full-time while programs and onsite hosting is happening at the Centre (April- November). This position is expected to be based onsite but depending on COVID-19 restrictions, the candidate would also need to have the ability to work from home. 

How to apply:

Please submit a letter no longer than one page indicating why you are interested in this position, a résumé of your education and work experience, and the names of two references (that includes emails and phone numbers). Send by email to info@tatacentre.ca or mail to Tatamagouche Centre, 259 Loop Route 6, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0.

Employment Equity:

The Tatamagouche Centre has a policy of employment equity policy to acknowledge that marginalized people face systemic barriers due to race, gender identity, religion, ability, or sexual orientation. We are committed to equity and intersectional inclusion in our hiring, so we encourage candidates from systemically marginalized groups, populations, and identities. This includes a commitment to accommodate diverse abilities.

Interested in becoming involved with Tatamagouche Centre?

Send us your curriculum vitae if you are interested in leading a program, future work, or volunteering. We are always looking to widen and diversify our network.