Deadline Date for Submissions
February 2, 2018
$40,861 – $61,291
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
- Team player
- Good judgment
- 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/
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.
To learn more, click here.
Interested candidates should send their application no later than 11:59 PM on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to:
31 Riverside Drive
Pembroke ON K8A 8R6
By email to: , including the Job ID in the subject line.
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. : 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. : 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.
· Letter of Intent
· Official Transcript
· Reference Letter from a Community Leader or Educator supporting your candidacy
Communications and Policy Strategist
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.
If you are interested in this opportunity please provide the following information and reply to:
- The email address that is checked frequently so we can email schedule updates.
- Home phone and cell.
- Your first choice date to fly, can you fly the next day if canceled?
- Your second choice date to fly, can you fly the next day if canceled?
- The area/town you are traveling from.
More information will be provided once the schedule is completed such as directions, what to wear, safety information etc.
Thank you and we hope to hear from you!
Steve, Harkness Lab
In January 2018, Canada Lands Company (CLC) will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the services of a land appraiser. Specifically, the scope of work will include the evaluation of the market price of the land at 291 Carling Avenue in preparation of the City of Ottawa purchase for the widening of the road.
In advance of issuing this RFP, CLC is currently inviting Algonquin businesses with expertise in the area of land appraisal to become prequalified for an invitation to participate in the RFP process. If prequalified, that business would then be formally invited to participate in the RFP once it has been released by CLC.
Interested Algonquin businesses are invited to contact Mary Jarvis to determine if they meet the requirements for an invitation to participate in the relevant RFP process no later than 4 PM on Monday, January 15, 2018:
Mary Jarvis MCIP RPP
Director, Real Estate
Canada Lands Company
100 Queen Street, Suite 1050, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J9
Request for Bids for the Operation and Maintenance of Three Campgrounds in Algonquin Provincial Park issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, through its Ontario Parks Branch in the Provincial Services Division, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated proponent to operate and maintain three campgrounds on Highway 60 in Algonquin Provincial Park including the Pog Lake Campground, the Kearney Lake Campground, and the Whitefish Lake Group Campground. The selected proponent will deliver outstanding customer service and maintain an efficient business approach while providing camper registration and sales of Ontario Parks Permits and merchandise; financial reporting and records of campground use; camper information and education services; sanitation and janitorial services; facility maintenance; grounds maintenance; campground security and resource protection services; and emergency management services. The term of the Agreement will be for a Term of five (5) years with an option to extend the Agreement for an additional period of up to five (5) years. It is anticipated that the Agreement will be executed around April 1, 2018.
Prospective bidders are required to access information related to this opportunity directly through the electronic tendering service which is available at https://ontariotenders.
All questions and correspondence must be directed to the Procurement Contact, Frank Perri, by email at .
For more information on Ontario Government procurement processes and the electronic tendering service, click here.