Communications Support Position
Menpae Harvest Pilot Project
Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated

Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Incorporated is a not for profit organization created by the Mi’gmag First Nations in New Brunswick. It’s objectives include promoting and supporting: the recognition, affirmation, exercise, and implementation of the Aboriginal and Treaty rights; the right of self-determination; political, cultural, economic, educational and social development; justice and equity; wider respect and understanding; and general awareness of its member communities and their Mi’gmaq laws, rights, values, traditions, customs and practices.

Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn is seeking a individual to fill the position of Communications Support for the organization, on a contract basis for 12 weeks. The duties of the Communication Support position includes, but is not limited to, the following key job functions and responsibilities:

  • Direct and coordinate the development and implementation of a Mi’gmaq Plant Harvest Management pilot project within the National Parks in New Brunswick;
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Research and Indigenous Knowledge, Parks Canada, Indigenous Elders and harvesters on implementation and management the project;
  • Engage and liaise with member communities, identify harvesters, gather input and provide information on the protocols Menpae Harvest pilot project;
  • Provide presentations to Chiefs and Councils, Elders and First Nation members on the Plant Harvest pilot project;
  • Report to and take direction from the Chiefs through the Executive and Executive Director or their designate on an ongoing basis and whenever else required;
  • Other matters as may be directed by the organization

The Candidates Shall:

  • Have a good understanding of indigenous knowledge and land use;
  • Have knowledge on Aboriginal and treaty rights issues as it relates to the Mi’gmaq people;
  • Have experience with project management, budgeting and financial management;
  • Have a good understanding and/or familiarity with the Mi’gmaq communities in New Brunswick;
  • Be a self-starter and able to work alone with minimal supervision;
  • Have excellent written, spoken and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrate adequate proficiency in computer skills, including computer applications such as Microsoft Office;
  • Be accessible by phone and email when required;
  • Be willing to work flexible hours when and where needed;
  • Be able to maintain expenditure controls;
  • Possess a valid, non-restricted, non-probationary drivers’ licences, clean drivers’ abstracts and have access to a vehicle; and
  • Be able to travel on short notice.

 

1290 Pabineau Falls Road, Pabineau First Nation, NB E2A 7M3
office: 506 548-9211 fax: 506 545-6968