Toronto and York Region Métis Community

Consultant Training & Development (Indigenous Affairs Office)

January 22, 2024

Are you committed to building understanding through truth-telling? Are you an experienced training and development professional? The City of Toronto’s Indigenous Affairs Office is seeking a Training and Development Consultant who will support learning solutions that will help staff in the Toronto Public Service advance the City’s Reconciliation Action Plan. The role involves assessing, designing and developing learning solutions, in collaboration with Indigenous partners that will help learners acquire knowledge, skills, and competencies related to Indigenous cultural safety and contemporary truths. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is driven by continuous improvement through enhancing education.

What can I expect to do in this role?

What do I need to succeed?

  1. Lived experience as a First Nations, Inuit or Métis person, and experience working with Indigenous Peoples, communities, and/or organizations.
  2. Post-secondary education in a professional discipline pertinent to the job function, including areas such as Indigenous governance, Indigenous studies, Indigenous social work/public health, human resources, adult learning, education, training and development, combined with relevant project management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  3. Experience in needs analysis and research in order to develop new training or improve existing training.
  4. Experience designing, developing, and delivering engaging training courses, programs and curricula (e.g., instructor-led in-class sessions, webinars, self-directed: e-learning, reference guides, readings, presentations, etc.), utilizing instructional design methodologies and adult education principles which support truth, justice and reconciliation.
  5. Experience working with First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples using trauma-informed approaches to learning, engagement, mediation, and facilitation.
  6. Knowledge of the principles of adult learning and best practices of instructional design.
  7. Experience working with diverse internal teams and external partners to deliver training & education needs to enhance Indigenous education in the Toronto Public Service.
  8. Project or event management experience including implementing multiple projects with conflicting deadlines, analyzing and evaluating projects, monitoring and tracking progress, and communication to partners, stakeholders and senior management.
  9. Excellent organizational and time management skills, including attention to detail, ability to set priorities, ability to meet deadlines and ability to deal with conflicting priorities.


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

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