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22 Oct 2019

Contract Programs Assistants (2)

expositor M'Chigeeng, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Kenjgewin Teg is recruiting

PROGRAM ASSISTANTS – TWO (2) positions available

Term:  One year CONTRACT (October 2019 to september 2020)

Kenjgewin Teg is dedicated to life-long learning by providing an Anishinaabewin community based-approach to education, training and business support services and opportunities.  Kenjgewin Teg continuously strives to nurture confident, resilient learners who are culturally grounded in personal identity and who are active participants engaged in their own learning with high aspirations in becoming a good citizen of Mother Earth … living a good life.

We are currently recruiting for two (2) individuals who are prepared to be consistent and have a genuine dedication to all students and community members and who have a goal to be a part of a team that utilizes innovative approaches to make things happen for our students, community and Nation.  The individuals will join our team as energetic, committed, creative, and respectful employees from October 2019 to September 2020 for the following positions:      

Program Assistant (2):

Salary:  $20.00 per hour

Position Objective: The Program Assistant will work under the supervision of the Director of Operations and be primarily responsible to provide operational and administrative assistance to the Department Managers and Program Staff.  The Program Assistant will perform a variety of administrative, coordination and logistical services in support of the organizational operations, assist with information management, as well as planning and coordination of team activities (meetings, workshops, training opportunities, etc) as assigned.  The Program Assistant will work as a team player to liaise with the various Program teams by providing support to coordinate activities, meet deadlines to ensure program delivery, and will be required to perform clerical duties as needed.  The Program Assistant will be flexible to work occasional evening or weekend shifts as needed.


  • Applicants must be under the age of 30 to be eligible, out of school, or unemployed/underemployed
  • Must be First Nation, Metis or Inuit
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and within a team environment
  • Good communication and customer service skills to effectively collaborate with co-workers and the general public
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge and familiarity of working in a Windows and Microsoft environment (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Administrative experience is an asset to determine priorities and organize diverse activities
  • Strong working knowledge of general office procedures, and records management practices
  • Experience in planning events would be considered an asset
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is considered an asset

To learn more about this employment opportunity, please contact the Director of Operations at 705-377-4342.

Deadline:  Friday November 1, 2019 at 12 noon

Interested individuals can send a complete application package that consists of:

Cover letter, a detailed resume, three (3) current (within one year) letters of reference, and written permission to contact references.  Please note that the successful candidate will be required to provide a current Vulnerable Sector Check.

Applications can be received marked confidential either through mail or fax only to:

Kenjgewin Teg

“Program Assistant”

c/o Director of Operations

374 Hwy. 551, P.O. Box 328, M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON   P0P 1G0

Tel:  705-377-4342  Fax:  705-377-4379

Please note:  Kenjgewin Teg has taken steps to ensure that the organization is inclusive and partnership with the school community. This includes the shared practice of First Nation tradition of smudging.

Please note:  Kenjgewin Teg’s Fitness for Duty Program is implemented which is designed to promote the development and maintenance of the highest possible levels of worker health and safety in an efficient and productive workplace.

Please Note:  Late applications will not be considered. While we thank all applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per Freedom Of Information (F.O.I.) And Protection Of Privacy Act, 1987.

Job Categories: General. Job Types: Contract.

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