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Cultural Support Program Coordinator

Survivors and intergenerational Survivors, students, faculty, staff and visitors to the Indian Residential School History & Dialogue Centre require accessible, meaningful and ongoing cultural support services to mitigate and aid in processing the various encounters. This position will involve supporting the continuing development and implementation of a cultural support framework and training programs under the leadership of the Executive Director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and the Director of First Nations House of Learning (FNHL). The objective of the program is to support and embed the strengthening of cultural safety and the practice of cultural humility in all recommendations, strategies, and initiatives on campus. This program is primarily focused on Survivors and intergenerational Survivors, Indigenous students, faculty and staff at UBC. The program will be developed in collaboration with First Nations House of Learning (FNHL), Indian Residential School Survivor Society (IRSSS), Elders, xwci̓cə̓səm Garden, and support service experts to ensure a variety of services are available to community members (e.g. Elder support, LGBTQ2S+, etc.).

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