BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION MEMBERSHIP

Land Claims

P.O. Box 414

Morson, ON   P0W 1J0

Ph: (807) 488-5457, (807) 488-5606

Fax: (807) 488-9644

Re: Address listing up-date

Big Grassy First Nation Membership,

The First Nation is asking community members to provide up to date addresses.  This is to ensure that those who wish to participate in the Highway Claim Ratification Vote, can be sent Information Packages & Mail In Ballots.  This package will outline the ratification process, history, Final Settlement Agreement, and message from leadership.

Please Contact:

Tina Paypompee – Membership Clerk

Ph: (807) 488-5614 Ext. 1006

Toll Free: 1-800-361-7228

Fax: (807) 488-5533

Email: tpaypompee@aol.com

Dailen Tuesday – Land Claim Coordinator

Ph: (204)583-8689

Email: d2sday@hotmail.com


Job Posting: Economic Development Officer

INTERNAL POSTING – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

 The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Economic Development Position at Big Grassy.

Key duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships and engages in joint projects or initiatives with other organizations engaged in economic development.
  • Preparing concept presentations to Chief and Council from time to time to support local ventures.
  • Builds relationships with First Nations businesses
  • Manages all aspects of First Nation sponsored initiatives for Economic Development projects including finalizing work plans, training Plans, sourcing of funds and use of funds, preparing documents such as Band Council Resolution’s  for Chief and Council approval of projects.

 

Education and Working Experience

  • A post secondary diploma in business administration or commerce, would be ideal.
  • Equivalent experience amounting to 3 years experience in a business environment
  • Comprehensive computer software knowledge including word processing, spreadsheet, power point presentations, and outlook email.
  • The Economic Development Officer will report directly to the Band Manager.

 

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager, Mr. Lynne Gavin or Human Resource Officer Paul Duguay. A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Ms. Lynne Gavin                                                                      Mr. Paul Duguay

Box 414 – 410 Anishnabe Way                                               Box 414 – 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, ON    P0W 1J0                                                          Morson, ON      P0W 1J0

(FAX) 1-807-488-5533  /  Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net, paulbghr@gmail.com  / Phone: (807) 488-5614

 

Deadline for Applications is Febuary 8th, 2019 (4:30 p.m.)

Only those selected for interview will be notified


Job Posting: Healthy Lifestyles Worker-Esiniiwab Health Centre

Healthy Lifestyles Worker

The Big Grassy First Nation is seeking a qualified individual to fill the Healthy Lifestyles Worker

Key Duties and Responsibilities under the direction of the Esiniiwab Health Centre

  • delivering community based programming to assist with the goal of improving the overall health and wellness of the community
  • To ensure community awareness in mental health, wellness and healthy lifestyles by submitting articles to the Big Grassy website addressing mental health and parenting skills.
  • Participate fully with health team to develop community strategies addressing mental health issues.
  • Providing referrals to mental health workers.
  • Provide regular recreational, social and cultural activities (especially for youth) to promote community mental health.
  • To contribute to health team activities and events: provide input in planning and organizing community health team events, assist in providing workshops and cultural events as a member of the health team, participate in annual gathering (Pow-Wow) organization and implementation.

Education and Working Experience

  • demonstrated computer competence and working knowledge of Ms Word, Excel, Publisher
  • previous experience working with youth in health or related field.
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • a demonstrated ability to work well as a member of a team, understanding and adhering to roles and responsibilities within the First Nation organization
  • ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
  • must provide criminal reference check;
  • must have a valid drivers license and be willing to travel as needed
  • This position is full time with a 3 month probationary period.

Please provide a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Band Manager-Ms. Lynne Gavin or Human Resources Officer-Paul Duguay.  A full job description is available upon request.

Fax, email or deliver personally to:

Mrs. Lynne Gavin-Band Manager

Box 414, 410 Anishinabe Way

Morson, ON P0W 1J0

(Fax) 1-807-488-5533/Email: lagavin@tbaytel.net or paulbghr@gmail.com/ Phone (807)488-5614

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS FEBRUARY 8, 2019 @ 4:30 P.M.

ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE NOTIFIED


MISHKOSIMINIZIIBIING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (BGFNLP)

Are now accepting letter of interest for the M.D.C.  Board for the next term of service.

Date of closure will be February 1, 2019 @ 12:00 p.m.

Please forward letters to Mr. James Comegan-CEO, addressed to:

Big Grassy First Nation

P.O. Box 13

Morson, ON P0W 1J0

or email: jcomegan@gmail.com


Big Grassy First Nation Election

Nomination Meeting will be held at the Community Hall 403 Anishinabe Way in Big Grassy from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28th 2018

Voting will take place at the Community Hall-403 Anishinabe Way in Big Grassy First Nation on January 9th 2019.

Election Notice and mail outs will be on Wednesday December 5th 2018.


Big Grassy River First Nation Election

Band Members, if you have an address change, please contact the Electoral Officer-Connie Kress at (807) 274-8531 ext 232 or email ckress@advisoryservices.ca

 


BIG GRASSY FIRST NATION COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM**JOB POSTING**CHILD IN CARE WORKER**EXTERNAL POSTING**

Child-In-Care Worker

Reporting to the Child Care Supervisor, the Child-In-Care Worker is responsible for the safety and health of the children and families living within the first nation.

Duties:
1. Follows up on referrals concerning the needs of children and families living on the First Nations;
2. Ensures the safety of all children including arranging for out of home placement for children in need of protection;
3. Prepares service plans for all children and families requiring support services;
4. Ensures all cases are documented in accordance with Ministry of Community and Social Service Standards as well as court proceedings;
5. Provides and designs community prevention programs;
6. Provides and coordinates support groups for adolescents, children, single parents, etc;
7. Ensure child and family services delivered to the First Nation are culturally appropriate and consistent with the policies of Big Grassy First nation
8. Rotational On-Call is a requirement.

Primary Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field and 2 Yrs Exp. in the provision of Child  Welfare services OR; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
Community College Diploma in Social Work or related field and six years’ experience in the provision of Child Welfare Services; Asset but not Mandatory. Training will be made available.
– Knowledge of the Ontario Child and Family Services Act;
– Knowledge of Ontario’s Risk Assessment Model;
– Knowledge of community services, customs and traditions;
– Valid Driver’s License, Drivers Abstract and access to own vehicle;

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.

Application Deadline is Friday, December 7th 2018, 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 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 RIVER FIRST NATION-CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS/TENDER AS ELECTORAL OFFICER

Big Grassy River Ojibwe First Nation

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

Phone:  (807) 488-5614, (807) 488-5615, (807) 488-5533

FAX:  (807) 488-5533

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS/TENDER

AS

ELECTORAL OFFICER

 

The Big Grassy First Nation #35, located near Morson, Ontario in the Rainy River District is approaching the bi-annual elections for Chief and Council in the third week of December 2018.

 

Therefor; The First Nation is conducting an open search for a qualified Electoral Officer to conduct, and/or, oversee the Election activities in coordination with the First Nation Membership Administrator to ensure a lawfully compliant process for the on and off-reserve electorate.

 

The task involves conducting elections in accordance with the standard Indians Affairs election process. The Big Grassy First Nation has not opted out of this process as yet.  Concurrent with the Leadership Election there will also entail a second process to elect 3 candidates as “Trustees” to oversee the 2 Trusts (Kiitakiinaan and Ashoogun)

 

Interested applicants are requested to provide a current resume and a costing sheet for all phases of the process, including: Electoral Officer Fee, Office expenses, wages salaries for auxiliary personnel (preferably from the First Nation), vehicle expenses and any ancillary expense.

 

Please forward by mail/email in person to;    (please cc either party)

 

Ms. Lynne Gavin                                Ms. Tina Paypompee

Band Manager                                    Membership Administrator

Box 414                                              Box 414

Morson, Ontario                                  Morson, Ontario

P0W 1J0                                              P0W 1J0

lagavin@tbaytel.net                            tpaypompee@aol.com

 

 

 

Time is of the essence; Competition Closes September 21 in order for the successful contractor to begin the process in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 


**JOB POSTINGS**

Big Grassy First Nation
INTERNAL EMPLOYMENT POSTINGS
*** Employment opportunities under Mentored Work – Skills Links programs ***
Finance Clerk – Big Grassy FN Band Office
Term Positions from July 9-18 to March 31-19

Maintenance Assistant-
(must have class G2 Driver’s License)
Term Positions from July 9-18 to March 31-19

(2) Education Assistants – Rainy River High School
Term positions from August 27-18 to March 31-19
Must be able to clear Criminal Record Check & Vulnerable Sector Check
As per Rainy River District School Board requirements

Application Criteria
Must be between ages 18-30
Must be registered member of Big Grassy First Nation.

Please submit your resume along with cover letter along with 3 references to:
Judy Major, Education Counsellor
509 Beach Road, Box 436
Big Grassy First Nation
Morson, ON
(P) 807-488-5606
(F) 807-488-9644
(email) post.sec@biggrassy.ca
Paul Duguay, HR Officer
410 Anishinabe Way, Box 414
Big Grassy First Nation
Morson, ON
(P) 807-488-5614
(F) 807-488-5533
(email) paulbghr@gmail.com
Resumes can be hand delivered, emailed or faxed.

Applications will be accepted only until July 5/18 at 4:00pm

Interviews will be conducted July 6/18 at 1:00p.m.
*** If you have any questions about the above positions, please feel free to call
488-5457 or 488-5606 and ask for Judy Major. ***


**Big Grassy First Nation**Esiniiwab Health Center**Job Posting**Secretary**

Health Secretary
Reporting to the Health Director, the Health Secretary is responsible for administrative and secretarial support to the Health Centre. Full job description available at the Band Office.
Duties:
1. General Secretarial Duties
2. Secretarial Support to the Health Centre
3. Data Processing
4. Booking Appointments
5. Other Duties, as required

Primary Qualifications:
1. A minimum of 2 years experience in operating a micro-computer or word-processor in an office setting;
2. A minimum of 2 years experience in recording committee minutes and preparing correspondence and reports;
3. A minimum of 2 years experience in general office administration and procedures;
4. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a file system for program documents;
5. Demonstrated knowledge of English spelling, grammar, and composition;
6. Knowledge of social and political framework of First Nations
7. Knowledge of services available in First Nations communities and external institutions that impact on First Nations members
8. Ability to speak Ojibway is an asset
9. Knowledge of the community as well as the customs and traditions of the community
Secondary Qualifications:
1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) and specialized course work in general business practices, secretarial writing, typing and word processing

This position is full time with a 3-month probationary period. POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY!
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline is Friday, May 25, 12:00 noon. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please send resume along with three work related references to:
Lynne Gavin – Band Manager 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-lagvin@tbaytel.net
Or
Email-paulbghr@gmail.com
Please note: Applications will be shortlisted in accordance with qualifications and only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.