A Mi’kmaq woman who lives near Bancroft knows many traditional Anishinaabe songs and she is willing to come to a drumming circle to teach them to us.
Please let me know which day(s) of the week that you would be able to attend. We will try to set it up for the one day that the majority of people can attend. We know that we will not be able to fit it into everyone’s schedule but hope that we can get started and others can join when available. This would possibly be a monthly or bi-weekly event.
The 2010 Algonquins of Ontario – Canada Lands Company CLC Limited (CLC) Participation Agreement provides a framework for an ongoing relationship with the former CFB Rockcliffe site (now known as Wateridge Village) is developed. One of the key commitments in this agreement is that CLC will provide opportunities for youth employment in real estate related fields of study.
This exciting opportunity is for an Algonquin Community Member who has completed or is enrolled in a post-secondary (college or university) program, ideally a co-op program. The position would be full-time for approximately a 4-month period but other time periods can be discussed based on the candidate. Located in CLC’s Ottawa office and reporting to the Senior Director, Real Estate and working with the Development Manager, the Junior Project Coordinator assists with administrative processes and supports the team in preparation of deliverables associated with the marketing and sales and development of the Wateridge Village project.
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has been given the responsibility to manage and administer the Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) with Indigenous staff on behalf of the Government of Ontario. ICF was created to support Indigenous communities, culture and way of life activities. The ICF is Ontario’s largest public fund dedicated to supporting a broad range of Indigenous community-based and culture-focused activities.
The Program Administrator will provide comprehensive and varied administrative support for the ICF granting programs, and in support of the overall smooth functioning of the operations of the unit, including special projects and initiatives.
Provide comprehensive administrative support throughout the grant application process and for the general operations of the unit
Monitor the ICF e-mail account, and respond/forward accordingly
Create, maintain, and update the contact databases
Draft the ICF program(s) administrative timeline (critical path)
Work closely with the ICF Manager to ensure consistency of program language and eligibility on the website, on-line application system, presentations, and supporting documents
Maintain and update documents, support material and the webpages
Assemble resource materials for outreach sessions
Provide customer service support and information regarding program eligibility, the application process and navigating on-line granting system
Coordinate, track and process all requests for alternative and accessible formats
Check applications for eligibility
Coordinate and schedule meetings and take notes and minutes
Coordinate arrangements and technical support for webinars and podcasts
Coordinate the arrangements for the assessment panels, such as booking meeting rooms and catering, arranging travel, contacting jurors, etc.
Post-secondary education in business administration or other relevant area of study
A minimum of 3 years of experience in customer service, business administration or a related role
Experience working directly with and supporting Indigenous communities
Very familiar with Indigenous protocols and community outreach methods
Strong oral and written communication skills in English, with excellent plain language writing, editing/ proofreading
Proficiency in an Indigenous language is an asset
Experience interacting and communicating sensitively and successfully with a diverse range of individuals with a customer service focus
Strong technical skills and advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and with database and web-based programs
Proven experience updating presentations, resources, forms, web page edits
Strong administrative and organizational skills
Ability to multitask and prioritize and be flexible in handling ever changing demands
Ability to work overtime on occasion and travel, if required
Knowledge of the province geographically and by population an asset
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 5 p.m. (please note that applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered)
I am pleased to share two very exciting youth internship opportunities that may be of interest to members of your communities. This information has been posted on the Tanakiwin homepage as well as on the Youth Opportunities page available at the following link: http://www.tanakiwin.com/current-opportunities/youth-opportunities/. We would very much appreciate your assistance in spreading the word!
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Pembroke District currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Resource Management Technical Specialist Intern. The successful candidate will gain a wealth of knowledge and experience delivering a variety of Natural Resource programs to clients within the MNRF Pembroke District area. The Intern will assist and participate in the issuance of permits and authorizations, and support the delivery of resource management planning, monitoring, audit, compliance and implementation activities for the district lands & waters, fish & wildlife, and aggregates programs. The Internship will last for a period of up to 80 weeks.
The Corporate Services team at CN is seeking driven and resourceful individuals to join them for a summer internship. These positions will provide students with an excellent learning opportunity within their field of study, working closely with leaders within CN on key projects. Specifically, the following two positions are currently available:
1.Aboriginal Internship Program – Public and Government Affairs: Position aims to assist the Public & Government Affairs department in its efforts to promote and protect CN’s people, business and reputation. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a college or university in a related field (Public Relations, Public Policy, Communications, etc.).
2.Aboriginal Internship Program – Law: Position aims to assist the Law department in providing the highest quality, cost effective and pro-active legal services to CN in order to protect and promote CN’s people, business and reputation. The successful candidate must be enrolled in a university based JD, Ll.B., B.C.L., or equivalent program.
To be eligible, candidates must self-identify as an Aboriginal person. Interns travelling to Montreal will either be provided with accommodations or, should they have special requirements, a housing allowance may be granted instead.
To apply, submit the following documents to the CN website here:
·Letter of Intent
·Reference Letter from a Community Leader or Educator supporting your candidacy
We are looking to find volunteers to assist in the
Winter Angler Activity Flights, Algonquin Provincial Park
A series of flights will be conducted over a set of lakes in Algonquin Provincial Park for the purpose of collecting data on the number of anglers utilizing lakes. These will occur during the months of January to April 2018. There will be roughly 14 flights, the majority of the flights will be leaving from the Muskoka airport, Gravenhurst. The remainder of the flights will be departing from the North Bay and Pembroke airports. An MNRF Turbo Beaver will be used to conduct the surveys.
Each flight is roughly 2 hours of flight time. Be prepared to be at the airport by 09:30hr and away till 14:30hr.
Please be aware that flight could be canceled for reasons such as weather conditions and rescheduled to the next day.
A schedule will be available in December depending on ice conditions; note some flights are on weekends.