Monthly Archives: April 2021

Honouring W̱SÁNEĆ knitters: Part Two


Honoring WSÁNEĆ Knitters: From the 1940’s to 1990’s a large number of W̱SÁNEĆ women knit to feed their families. As part of WLC’s mission to promote respect for W̱SÁNEĆ culture, this is the second of a three part series celebrating W̱SÁNEĆ knitters.  The first article honoured the knitters who have passed. This feature celebrates some of the contemporary knitters of the community, the details of how knitting has been passed on through the generations, as well as the ways knitting has both changed and stayed the same. Verna & Joe Ellsworth “Knitting connects me to my memories and my [...]

Honouring W̱SÁNEĆ knitters: Part Two2021-05-01T00:41:15+00:00

Employment Opportunity: Salish Sea Boat Removal


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY SALISH SEA INDIGENOUS MARINE STEWARDSHIP PROJECT. ABANDONED BOAT REMOVAL SPRING AND SUMMER 2021 CURRENTLY HIRING ASSESSMENT AND SEIZURE CREW AND PROJECT MANAGER The Salish Sea Indigenous Marine Stewardship Project (SSMS) is a collaboration between Songhees Development Corporation, Salish Sea Industrial Services Ltd and the Dead Boats Disposal Society to remove 100 abandoned boats from the Salish Sea. The SSMS is an Indigenous Workforce Development project, contributing to jobs and training in the marine industry and promoting Indigenous Leadership in Environmental Stewardship. TRAINING PROVIDED: • Small Vessel Operators Proficiency (SVOP) certification training • UAV Pilot Training [...]

Employment Opportunity: Salish Sea Boat Removal2021-04-29T20:54:00+00:00

BC Ferries Seeks Coast Salish Art For New Ferry


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY To honour the unique relationship Coast Salish People have with the Salish Sea as the traditional stewards and original mariners of the southern coastal waters, BC Ferries is seeking a strong Coast Salish design for the exterior and interior of its newest vessel – Salish Heron. The deadline to apply is May 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. PT VIEW DETAILS MORE OPPORTUNITIES

BC Ferries Seeks Coast Salish Art For New Ferry2021-04-30T01:11:17+00:00

Employment Opportunities Exclusively for First Nation Community Members


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY WSP and A49 are delivering an Indigenous Benefits Plan as part of the project underway for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in Central Saanich. These positions are exclusively open for members of the following communities: Tsartlip First Nation Tsawout First Nation Tseycum First Nation Pauquachin First Nation Malahat First Nation Job Shadowing/Training  There are a total of 10 positions available for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the fields of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, or Engineering.  Our team will provide job shadowing, unpaid on-the-job training and access to necessary hardware/software for the training [...]

Employment Opportunities Exclusively for First Nation Community Members2021-04-27T17:59:26+00:00

HAT is Hiring Three Full Time Positions


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY! Habitat Acquisition Trust is hiring three Temporary Full-time positions starting June 2021 through November 2021: 👉🏾👉🏾Restoration Field Technician - Two positions 👉🏾👉🏾Restoration Field Supervisor - One position Habitat Acquisition Trust (HAT) is a regional land trust that helps people understand and care for natural environments in the Capital Region. HAT works and stewards ecosystems as visitors in the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish Nations who steward and live in relationship with these lands since time immemorial. HAT is excited to announce that we are seeking three Restoration Field Technicians to [...]

HAT is Hiring Three Full Time Positions2021-04-21T23:35:40+00:00

K’ENES Transport is Hiring an Operations Manager


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Position Summary: The Operations Manager oversees all aspects and phases of company operations and is responsible for maximizing profitability, leading change, and providing excellent service. Managing operations of up to $1 million in value, the Operations Manager will work collaboratively with the staff and Senior Managers. They will oversee the operations coordination and operations of contracts to ensure high-quality results. Learn more MORE OPPORTUNITIES

K’ENES Transport is Hiring an Operations Manager2021-04-16T20:19:03+00:00

Tsartlip is hiring Labourers


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Tsartlip First Nation is hiring for Labourers to work on demolition and restoration of the old Woodwyn Farm site. Tsartlip Construction Ltd (TCL) was recently created by Tsartlip First Nation to take advantage of contract opportunities in Tsartlip’s traditional territory. TCL is seeking general labourers for immediate short-term employment at Woodwynn Farms. You should possess the following: 1. The physical ability to do general labour work IE lift 50 lbs. 2. The commitment to show up for work every day and on time 3. Proven ability to work with others and take direction Training will [...]

Tsartlip is hiring Labourers2021-04-14T20:41:16+00:00

The Clam Garden Network’s webinar. Conversation #1: April 23, 10am


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Presenting: The Clam Garden Network’s webinar series,  “Digging into Clam Garden Conversations: An online series in 2021 to explore the resurgence of ancestral clam management practices”. Our first conversation, "Introduction to Clam (Garden) Conversations” is on Friday, April 23rd at 10:00am. In this first webinar, we will introduce clam management broadly and share some tools and resources we’ve been developing to support community led clam garden projects. In addition, we hope to hear from you: How can this series support the interests and needs of your community? See below for registration information. VIEW DETAILS [...]

The Clam Garden Network’s webinar. Conversation #1: April 23, 10am2021-04-09T00:24:56+00:00
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