Who We Are

Pinnguaq Association, a not-for-profit organization, incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) into unique learning applications that promote storytelling, health, wellness and growth with rural, remote and Indigenous communities. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities for community-based connectivity, equity and sustainability.

At Pinnguaq, we are committed to best practice workplace equity as an early adopter of Canada’s 50/30 challenge. Hiring qualified and passionate people to fill positions contributes to the overall success of our organization. We value hiring people with diverse backgrounds who reflect the local communities we serve; this core value helps build programming and resources that are grounded in trust, sustainability, active community participation, local economic development, and meaningful skill development.

We believe an equitable workplace is a healthy workplace; we welcome and advocate for diversity of perspectives and backgrounds to ensure our ongoing development is intersectional. We especially welcome Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We aim to cultivate a community that is collaborative and innovative, while prioritizing the well-being of our team members.

Pinnguaq Perks

We understand the importance of work-life balance. We want our employees to be healthy and feel supported, have access to resources they need, and be immersed in a positive work environment.

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package; including Employee Assistance Plan
  • 10 Paid Sick Days
  • Generous Vacation Days
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Arrangements & Virtual Workplace Opportunities

For more information, read our reports and internal policies.

Available Positions

Senior Finance Officer

As a member of the Finance team you will be working with professionals who are comfortable with making financial decisions, delivering high quality financial reporting and budgeting for organizational use. Pinnguaq provides an environment for you to thrive and succeed, joining the team will give you an enabling environment to grow your career.  

Digital Skills Educator

As a Digital Skills Educator, you will be responsible for planning and delivering Pinnguaq’s STEAM programs.  As part of the delivery division you will be leading high-quality learning experiences in rural, remote, and Indigenous communities in Ontario. Being part of the delivery team is being the public face of the Pinnguaq Association and an ambassador of the work we do. You will build community and digital skills with the learners, and make long-lasting sustainable relationships.

Recruitment Process

At Pinnguaq we have a three-step hiring process. 

Step 1: Quick Phone Chats with Candidates 
Selected candidates will be asked to participate in a 15–20 minute phone conversation. During this conversation we want to take the opportunity to learn more about you and your interest in working for Pinnguaq! This is also your opportunity to ask us any clarifying questions about the role and organization. 

Step 2: Video Interview
Candidates selected for video interviews will be asked to meet with our hiring committee for a 45 minute interview. 

Step 3: One-on-One Meeting with Hiring Manager 
The selected candidate will be requested to meet with the hiring manager for a final conversation regarding the position. 

Pinnguaq Association is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our organization. We welcome applicants who will contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Pinnguaq is engaged in ongoing self-reflective practice to ensure inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

Pinnguaq will support candidates who require childcare during their interview process by being flexible with accommodating an interview time, or providing a subsidy to help cover any childcare costs.