50 Miawpukek Drive, Conne River, NL A0H 1J0


Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi is a First Nation Reserve located at the mouth of the Conne River on the south coast of the island of Newfoundland. Over the years the community has seen a steady growth in Government, Social reforms, Health, Education, Economic Development, Culture and Traditions. We believe that we will “secure our future by investing in our past.”


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Our Mission Is To Preserve, Promote And Advance The Culture, Health, Economic, Educational And Social Well-Being Of Our People – Including Our Language, History And Spirituality.
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Miawpukek Mi'kamawey Mawi'omi - Council of the Conne River Mi'kmaq
Conne River Indian Reserve, Newfo

Employment Opportunity!!If you're interested in Mi'kmaw governance and enjoy working with people over the phone, via email and in-person, we'd like to meet you! We are looking for a Governance Analyst AND an Administrative Specialist to join our team. Visit our website to see the full job postings: mikmaqrights.com/?page_id=2084 ... See MoreSee Less

12 hours ago
Employment Opportunity!!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY!!The Office of the Regional Chief - Assembly of First Nations Nova Scotia (AFN NS) represents 13 Mi’kmaw First Nation communities in Nova Scotia. As a solutions-focused advocate, AFN NS is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Climate & Water Coordinator. The successful candidate will lead the climate and water activities within the Nova Scotia Region.
The Climate & Water Coordinator will act on behalf the Nova Scotia AFN Regional Office to support the AFN’s ongoing climate-related and water-related projects and initiatives.

The Climate & Water Coordinator responsibilities include, but not be limited to, the following:
➢ Liaise and coordinate with the relevant AFN’s Sectors and in this way inform the AFN National Water and Climate teams and AFN staff; and any other networks that might be created as this work moves forward;
➢ Work closely with the AFN National Water and Climate teams and AFN staff to organize, coordinate, facilitate and attend regional meetings and engagements including the coordination of meetings and engagements dates and coordinating invitations, tracking attendance, and notetaking as needed;
➢ Liaise and coordinate with AFN National Water and Climate teams and AFN staff and any others including regional First Nations leadership, elders, knowledge keepers, youth, and women through formal and informal means;
➢ Following up on all communications appropriately and in a timely manner;
➢ Participating in teleconference calls and/or virtual meetings as required;
➢ Initiating and preparing regional documents and reports, as required;
➢ Collecting and coordinating local and regional data and information to transmit to the AFN National office;
➢ Assisting local First Nations to understand and act with respect to climate-related and water-related issues, as appropriate;
➢ Seek additional resources to support other regional climate, water and environmental initiatives to help build greater capacity at the regional level and seek other sources of funding for this position;
➢ Prepare monthly reports summarizing activities during the associated month, including description of activities, tracking time associated with all efforts, planned next steps and any recommendations;
➢ Interfacing with regional and federal officials, as agreed upon, with the AFN National Climate and Water teams and AFN staff;
➢ Other related duties as required.

• Experience working with Mi’kmaw communities in Nova Scotia and knowledge of customs and perspectives;
• University degree in related field or demonstrated experience;
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment;
• Excellent communication, public speaking, writing and editing skills;
• Strong organization, communications, time management and writing skills;
• Ability to build and maintain professional relationships;
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Email, Browsers, etc.;
• Knowledge of the Mi’kmaw language is an asset;
• Must be willing to travel, have a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s licence.

Employment type: Term contract, Apr 2023 to Mar 31, 2024 (with possibility of renewal).
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Location: AFN Regional Office, Millbrook, Nova Scotia.
Start date: April 2023.
Competitive compensation package including a pension and benefits plan.

If you are interested and qualified, please email in Word or PDF format only, the following:
• a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet the position requirements including salary expectations (please quote ORC Competition on the cover letter and in the subject line of your email);
• an updated resume;
• a recent writing sample; and
• the names and contact information of two (2) work related references.

Deadline for application is March 31, 2023 at 12:00 pm Atlantic Time
Please forward cover letter, resume, a recent writing sample with two (2) references to:

Note: Office of the Regional Chief hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
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12 hours ago

March 20/23

This notice informs the Chief & Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st is CANCELLED.

A new date and time will be communicated.

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15 hours ago
March 20/23 

This notice informs the Chief & Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 21st is CANCELLED.

A new date and time will be communicated. 


March 20/23

It doesn’t look like it, but it’s the first day of spring!
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17 hours ago
March 20/23

It doesn’t look like it, but it’s the first day of spring!
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