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Housing in Nuxalk Nation, Bella Coola, BC, in 2022.

Community Housing Assistant in Nuxalk Nation (Summer Position) 

Housing in Nuxalk Nation, Bella Coola, BC, in 2022.

Position: Community Housing Assistant (Summer Position)
Commitment: 8 weeks, 32 hours/week
Start date: Flexible, anytime before July 1
End date: Flexible, anytime before August 31
Location: Nuxalk Nation, Bella Coola, BC
Compensation: $21/hour

Position Summary 

Our Summer Intern will be based in Bella Coola, BC. They will support our team with housing projects with the Nuxalk Nation.

Tasks include:

  • Support for local community projects
  • Research assistance
  • Administrative assistance

Skills and Qualifications 

While we aim to hire an intern who has some of these basic skills, we will mentor them over the course of their internship in the following:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Basic digital skills (computer literacy – Excel, Word)
  • Ability or willingness to work in Nuxalk Nation, Bella Coola, B.C.

How to Apply

Job Application - Community Housing Assistant in Nuxalk Nation

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and two references (full names, email addresses, and phone numbers) in the form below by midnight PST, June 15, 2024.

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    About the Indigenous Homelands Program

    This position is for the Indigenous Homelands Program with Ecotrust Canada. We aim to break down barriers that prevent community members from being able to return to, and thrive in, their homelands. Our work tackles these issues holistically, and our projects range from housing to regional supply chain networks and innovative land tenure strategies.

    About Ecotrust Canada 

    Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising non-profit that works with rural, remote, and Indigenous communities toward building an economy that provides for a healthy and resilient natural environment; sustainable and abundant energy, food, and housing; prosperous and meaningful livelihoods; and vibrant cultures and inclusive societies. We call this approach building an economy that provides for life. Our on-the-ground work and systems approach is entrepreneurial, partnership-based, and relentlessly practical. To learn more visit ecotrust.ca

    Ecotrust Canada holds a deep commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity as core principles integral to the work we do. We seek diverse perspectives and lived experiences that foster learning, creativity, innovation, and equity. Priority will be given to Nuxalkmc applicants who live in Bella Coola. Decolonization is central to the change we seek to make in the world; however, we work to ensure that this process is incumbent on the whole of the organization and should never fall on the shoulders of just one employee.

    As per the Canada Summer Jobs program, through which this position is being funded, the applicant must be (a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; (b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the
    Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27]*; and(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.