Careers

NAN Corporate Services combines competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and an employee-focused, progressive and flexible working environment. 

In addition to competitive pay, NAN Corporate Services provides the following:

An extensive benefit plan at no cost to the employee, including life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, short-term/long-term disability, health, vision and dental, Out-of-Country Medical, Comprehensive Orthodontics (for minor dependents) and flexible massage, chiropractic and physiotherapy benefits. 

NAN Corporate Services employees participate in a Defined Contribution Pension plan and matches each employee’s base contributions at a rate of 120%.  

NAN Corporate Services is a fast-paced, dynamic, and professional organization that strives to provide employees with a flexible and supportive work environment to promote success. To foster healthy work-life balance, NAN Corporate Services provides a competitive Vacation Policy, and additional Statutory Paid Days. To foster physical well-being, the Thunder Bay office provides employees with access to an on-site gym accessible 7 days a week.  

Application preference will be given to Individuals who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.

NAN is committed to providing accommodations, on request throughout the interview and employment process, and if accommodation is required, we will work with the applicants to meet their needs.

Applications and inquiries for all positions may be directed to:

Jill Harju- Human Resource Assistant
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 473-1020
Fax: (807) 623-7730
Email: jharju@nan.ca

Applicants and candidates are accountable for ensuring that information submitted throughout the recruitment and selection process is accurate and true to the best of their knowledge at the time of submission.

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

Early Years Coordinator
Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2022

The Early Years Coordinator will assist NAN First Nation communities in developing community-led approaches to Indigenous Healthy Babies/Healthy Children (IHBHC) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) programs. The coordinator must have a background in early childhood development, and a keen awareness of and passion in the early year’s field. The coordinator will work with the Early Years Team to assist in developing and implementing strategies based on strength-based models with a focus on leveraging and enhancing opportunities and assets in NAN communities.

First Nation Representative Coordinator
Applications will be accepted until August 19, 2022

The First Nation Representative (Rep) Coordinator will assist First Nation’s in the creation of a First Nation Rep program in their communities and sharing information from the CHRT Orders and AIP. The First Nation rep coordinator will assist in developing proposals, advocating, and educating FN’s leadership in the new First Nation Rep changes over the next year and onward from the signed AIP. The First Nation Rep Coordinator will work with the Social Services Director to provide guidance, assistance, distribution of resources, and other support as needed to the NAN Chiefs and communities. The First Nation Rep Coordinator will assist the Social Services Director with administrative duties related to First Nation Rep services as required.

Community Wellness Officer-
Temporary, Part Time (September 2022 to March 2023)
Applications will be accepted until August 19, 2022

The Community Wellness Officer will support the implementation and management of programs and projects funded under the Indigenous Healing and Wellness Strategy (IHWS) at Nishnawbe Aski Nation. The worker will track required financial and service data, as well as assist with the preparation of documentation to complete reporting. This position also requires the worker to travel to NAN First Nation communities to provide support to the training team. The worker will also assist with event coordination, such as conferences and training sessions.

Senior Policy Analyst
Infrastructure, Housing and Emergency Management
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

The Senior Policy Analyst works under the functional and political direction of the Grand Chief and the immediate supervision of the Infrastructure, Housing, and Emergency Management Director.  The Senior Policy Analyst is responsible for implementation of identified Housing and Infrastructure, and Emergency Management priorities and initiatives as mandated by resolution to the NAN Executive Council by the NAN Chiefs in Assembly.

Crisis Response Coordinator – Short Term
Applications for this position will be accepted until position is filled

This worker will respond when crises occur within community to provide case management and applicable supports at the community level.  The worker will be responsible to provide overall coordination of services necessary for and within the community and ensure continuity of mental health services for all affected individuals.

Inquest Project Officer
This position will be posted until filled

The Inquest Project Officer will work in cooperation and collaboration with the Inquest Parties, NAN departments, NAN First Nations and Tribal Councils, affiliated First Nation organizations, government and community partners, and stakeholders. This position is well suited to a candidate who has effective interpersonal skills and works effectively as part of a team and independently.