Careers

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is now accepting applicants for the following position(s):

Health Commission Coordinator
Deadline for this position is July 27, 2021

The Health Commission Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Health Commission Lead with overall management and completing day to day tasks related to the development of the Health Commission. Responsibilities include: planning, coordination, development, research, and assisting with the implementation of the Health Commission work plan under the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Health Transformation process. The Health Commission Coordinator will develop and maintain effective working relationships and collaborative arrangements with NAN First Nation communities and partners in the development and implementation of the NAN Health Commission.

Women’s Initiatives Coordinator
Deadline for this position is July 25, 2021

The Women’s Initiatives Coordinator will coordinate activities and projects for the Women’s Initiatives team and lead administrative support and planning for the NAN Women’s Council. This includes working with the Women’s Initiatives Manager to build and implement strategic goals, which support the overall mandates of Nishnawbe Aski Nation. This position requires strong knowledge of gender-based issues, experience in project coordination and strong communication skills and abilities to work with an advisory council. 

Choose Life Officer
Deadline for this position is July 30, 2021

Gaps in mental health and social services are present throughout the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) territory which has resulted in tragic youth suicides. Through the Jordan’s Principle Child First Initiative funding for communities to develop their own solutions to address suicide and protect youth at risk of suicide has been made a priority through the Choose Life initiative. The responsibilities of the Choose Life Officer will be to assist NAN First Nation communities in navigating and accessing services through the Choose Life Specialization application process and to work collaboratively with the NAN First Nation communities and Health Canada in the engagement process.

Chief Administrative Officer
Deadline for this position is August 11, 2021

Under the direction of the Executive Council, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will have the overall responsibility for the organization, direction and operation of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation administration office. In addition, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) will ensure the consistent implementation of the Executive Council approved policies and procedures. The CAO is responsible for a variety of duties in all areas of the office.

Reclamation of Indigenous Laws Coordinator
Deadline for this position is August 09, 2021

The Reclamation of Indigenous Laws Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Reclamation of Indigenous Laws Lead with overall management and completing day to day tasks related to the development of the Reclamation of Indigenous Laws pillar. Responsibilities include: planning, coordination, development, research, and assisting with the implementation of the Reclamation of Indigenous Laws workplan under the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Health Transformation process. The Reclamation of Indigenous Laws Coordinator will develop and maintain effective working relationships and collaborative arrangements with NAN First Nation communities and partners in the development and implementation of the Reclamation of Indigenous Laws pillar.

Applications and inquiries may be directed to:

Taraisa Schultz, Human Resources Coordinator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 625-4977
Fax: (807) 623-7730
Email: tschultz@nan.ca