NAA-WE-II BIG GRASSY YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL IN COOPERATION WITH THE BIG GRASSY LEADERSHIP

Are actively seeking a suitable candidate to serve the Youth Advisory Council in the role of activity Coordinator.

The term of the assignment is to the completion of the two-year pilot project March 31, 2021

The job responsibilities will include Youth Mentor-ship, assisting with the Youth Advisory Council’s planning and activities in representing the youth voice of Big Grassy, assisting/facilitating special events, interim group meetings and communication with the Pilot Project Administrator.

(YOUTH CANDIDATES PREFERRED)

Full orientation provided to the successful candidate.

Please forward a letter of application outlining your ideas and commitment to serving the Youth Advisory Council, along with a resume.

As time is of the essence; the deadline date for applications is November 15, 2019

Please forward your application documents to:

Mr. Paul Duguay

Big Grassy Human Resource Officer

Candidate preference may be by

“Traditional Selection Process”

Mail or Delivery: Big Grassy Human Resources

P.O. Box 414 Morson, ON P0W 1J0

Email: Paulbghr@gmail.com

Office:(807) 488-5614 Ext.1008


Flood Adaptation Plan – Community Presentation

A Flood Adaptation Plan is essential to any community that has or will be impacted by rising water levels.  The Adaptation Plan outlines proactive mitigation strategies that will better protect the vast natural and historical heritage of Big Grassy First Nation.

The purpose of the community presentation is to inform the community of the strategies suggested and share how the Adaptation Plan can be used going forward.

There will be a raffle and a feast for those who attend, your participation is appreciated.

When: November 06, 2019

Where: Community Hall

Time: 3:30 p.m.


BIG GRASSY MEMBERS INVITATION TO THE FLOOD ADAPTATION PLAN COMMUNITY PRESENTATION

A flood adaptation plan is essential to any community that has been or will be affected by rising water levels.  The adaptation plan outlines proactive mitigation strategies that will better protect the vast natural and historical heritage of Big Grassy First Nation.

The purpose of the presentation is to inform the community of the strategies suggested and offer an opportunity for comment and input.

There will be a raffle and a feast for those who attend, your participation is appreciated.

Where: Community Hall

Who: Community Members

When: October 24, 2019

Presentation scheduled for 4:00 p.m.


AKRC & AFOA -Learn how to file taxes and host a free tax clinic to your community members

Indigenous Community Members

Learn How to File Taxes and Talk About Benefits

3 Day Event Hosted by AKRC & AFOA Canada

 

AFOA Canada will train you to complete tax returns and to talk about the benefits people are able to access. We will come to AKRC to host a 3-day event to help training participants through the process and get you ready to host a free tax clinic for your community members next tax season.

AFOA Canada will come to AKRC at no cost to provide the 3-day training!

We will also host an online webinar on how to host a tax clinic at no cost!

You will learn how to:

 

  • Complete simple and complex taxes
  • File taxes by paper and online
  • Talk to community members about benefits they can access
  • Volunteer as a part of a team that will host a clinic next tax season
  • Day 1 & Day 2 will cover how to file taxes (9am-4pm)
  • Day 3 will cover how to talk about benefits & credits geared toward low-income community members (9am-4pm)

 

Contact Info:  Darlene Paypompee, Economic Development Advisor

Email:              development@akrc.on.ca

Phone:                        (807) 226-4445 ext. 223

 

Hosting Time & Date:

AKRC Main Office, 505 Kavanaugh Road, Hwy 71, Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation

January 14 – 15 -16, 2020- 9am till 4pm

 

Lunch & Refreshments will be served to Participants.

(Priority will be for AKRC Member Communities)

 

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO REGISTER IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE.


Community Members you are invited to a presentation September 25, 2019 3:00 p.m

CE STRATEGIES

Flood Vulnerability Study and Plan

September 25, 2019 3:00 p.m at the Community Hall

For more information contact Daryl Archie @ 488-5606 or click here to view full poster >>> FVS and Adaptation Plan Sept. 25,2019


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION-EDUCATION ASSISTANT RAINY RIVER HIGH SCHOOL-Internal Job Posting

Job Summary

The Education Assistant, under the direction of the Education Director, will primarily be responsible to address the teachers needs attainting to student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty or challenge as well as any other needs that the Teacher may need assistance with.

Competencies

  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered.
  • Communication – Expresses and transmits information with consistency and clarity.
  • Compassionate – Shows concern and empathy in a supportive manner to Students
  • Continuous Improvement – Strives to improve job responsibilities through developing skills and increasing knowledge.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups.
  • Organization – Able to create or maintain processes to ensure all relevant information or tools are easily accessible.
  • Time Management – Balances a myriad of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed.

Job Duties

  • Address student questions, focusing on areas of greatest difficulty
  • Collaborate with other teachers and the education director
  • Conduct assessment of students’ behavioural needs
  • Ensure compliance with school policies, procedures, and best practices
  • Generate excitement about key concepts and areas of study
  • Act as a positive role model
  • Maintain a safe, clean, welcoming, and positive learning environment at all times
  • Monitor the safety of students and address any issues relating to harassment, bullying, or discrimination
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills
  • Promote regular school attendance and address truancy issues with students, parents, and/or other teachers
  • Provide students with moral support and encouragement
  • Report evidence of child abuse, neglect, self-harm, substance abuse, or other related issues in accordance with school policy
  • Respond to parent, teacher, and/or student inquiries

Job Requirements

  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Broad knowledge of teaching methods
  • Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners
  • Ability to effectively interact with and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion

Final Submissions due October 4th 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience. PFT  3-month probationary period.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer             or drop off at:          Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                     410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                     Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                                                Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION COMMUNITY MEMBERS (18+)

Sepstember 09, 2019

Chief and Council is pleased to announce the per capita distribution* will be Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Big Grassy First Nation Community Hall,  This is part of the Highway 621 Claim which was ratified in April, 2019.

If you wish to make alternative plans to receive your payment, please contact the Big Grassy finance department as consent form individuals will be required in order to perform this duty.

Please forward addresses to band members clerk at the numbers provided.

Big Grassy First Nation Band Office (807)488-5614/5904/5661/5393/5563/5615

Toll Free 1 800 361 7228

Fax Number: (807) 488 5533


Flood Vulnerability Study

Flood Vulnerability Study Presentation Poster (1) Click the link to view the poster


Big Grassy Community Members-GIS/GPS Training Session

GIS Training Poster <<<Please click the link to view poster


Big Grassy First Nation – Community Energy Liason-Internal Posting

Community Energy Liaison

(Internal Only)

The Community Energy Liaison is responsible for completing walk-through energy assessments,

developing recommendations for the use of energy efficient equipment and products, and creating

awareness of and encouraging participation in rebate programs and energy efficiency programs. They will

also be responsible for responding to general member inquiries regarding utility services and for directing

members to the appropriate resources at local utility service companies.

The successful candidate will be provided with energy conservation training that will provide them with

the knowledge to monitor the community’s energy baseline. The Energy Liaison will review utility bills for

community buildings, as well as analyze changes in energy consumption and cost from implementing any

new energy-saving measures (such as LED lighting, etc.).

 

  • Deliver high quality and professional services to the First Nation’s utility customers.
  • Initiate Community Energy Plan recommendations on energy efficiency or retrofitting programs.

This could be preliminary applications for funding or applying to existing programs.

  • Complete walk-through energy audits of community and residential buildings.
  • Install and recommend energy saving devices including energy efficient lighting, hot water saving

devices, and programmable thermostats. Provide follow-up services of these visits.

  • Initiate conversations with members regarding energy usage and conservation.
  • Attend training seminars, workshops, and online courses. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of

funding opportunities for the community, utility rates, and renewable energy opportunities.

  • Clearly explain energy audit findings to building owners, including deficiencies that can be

addressed immediately, along with reviewing utility bills for any discrepancies and suggesting

energy efficiency rebates.

  • Respond to general utility customer service inquiries and explain other energy rebate offerings

and services to customers during home visits (Smart-meter, large appliance recycling, lighting

rebate programs, on-bill financing, etc.) This could include showing members short videos on

utility company websites or helping them go through their utility accounts online.

  • Prepare marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and rebate forms.
  • Actively identify and recommend ways to improve program operations and delivery.
  • Accurately maintain and complete all necessary paperwork, records and documents, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Specific Qualifications for the Community Energy Liaison

  • A strong background in customer service
  • Willingness to engage all community members
  • A background in energy, infrastructure, or similar is preferred
  • Training opportunities will be provided through workshops, online courses, etc.

 This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period.  POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.         

Application Deadline is Friday, July 26th 2019, 12:00 noon.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Please send resume along with three work related references to:

Paul Duguay – Human Resource Officer              or drop off at:   Big Grassy Band Office

Big Grassy River First Nation                                                                  410 Anishinabe Way

P.O. Box 414                                                                                        Big Grassy River F.N.

Morson, Ontario P0W 1J0

Fax – 807-488-5533                                            Preferred   Email-paulbghr@gmail.com

Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.