Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 15:45

 General Description: 

 The Nanwakolas Council is currently seeking a Training Coordinator to join our Land & Marine Resource Management team. The position is an approximate half-time contract position, with the possibility of increased hours at some future point. The Training Coordinator will be responsible for implementing a training plan for the member Nation’s Guardians and providing support to the member Nation participants. There will be a variety of training initiatives that require research, report and grant writing, costing, and implementation across a diverse range of themes, including safety procedures, data collection, community well-being, terrestrial and marine planning, and cultural heritage management. Travel into the field may be required. The Training Coordinator will report the Ha-ma-yas Stewardship Network Coordinator. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • • Working with member First Nations, Guardians, Nanwakolas staff to understand land and marine resource initiatives to help determine various training needs/opportunities 
  • • Implementing Ha-ma-yas Stewardship Network Guardian training plan 
  • • Coordinating training programs for Guardians 
  • • Assisting Guardians in completion of certification/training 
  • • Tracking Guardians certification/training 
  • • Support Guardians with technology and data collection 
  • • Seek out funding for training and other Guardians opportunities 


Ideal Candidate: 

  • • A strong communicator and writer with the ability to work collaboratively; 
  • • A broad understanding of resource and environmental management in a First Nations context; 
  • • Organized, personable, an ability to listen and be creative when it comes to problem solving; 
  • • Ability to follow standardized methods and protocols; 
  • • Experience with teaching and training in field and classroom settings; 
  • • University education with related coordinating and grant writing experience; 
  • • Experience in working with First Nations and/or direct related experience; 
  • • Knowledgeable about relevant funding sources, post-secondary institutions, and certificate programs would be an asset. 


Please email resumes to  

For inquiries please contact Scott at (250) 286-7200 

Resumes must be received no later than 4:30 pm on January 25, 2019