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 [...]
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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 [...]
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
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 [...]
This time of year, is traditionally known as PEXSISEṈ - The Moon of the Opening hands, the blossoming out Moon. NIȽ PEXSISEṈ ȽḰÁLJ ĆȽ ENÁ,. PEXSISEṈ TŦE MEQ STÁṈ JISEṈ TŦE ŦÁŦḴI SU ȻILs TŦE SPAKEṈ. TW̱E YOŦ OL U PE,PE,W̱ÁLS TŦE SĆES E TIÁ ȽḰÁLJ. NIȽ EN ŚW̱TU,O, QENEW̱TŦE XELXELJ. ȻNIȽ EN SU OLEXET EN SU ŚÁMET I KELOEṈ E TŦE S,OX̱E. TES E TŦEN ŚW̱ĆAḴET TŦE XPȺ. EN SU ȽENÁS JELLIs NIȽ ĆOȻEW̱SE TŦE SȽEUI E TIÁ, ĆEN ȾOȽEN. NIȽ SE SU XÁĆENs TŦE ḰȽȺs TŦE XPȺ EN SU ĆȺ E TŦE XEUES SNEW̱EȽ E TIÁ, [...]
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 [...]
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY The South Island Prosperity Partnership is seeking an Indigenous Economic Development Project Coordinator. This is a new position to support the incubation of the Indigenous Prosperity Centre. See below for details To learn more about the role, or for any questions you may have please reach out to Elysia at email@example.com or to Kieran at firstname.lastname@example.org VIEW DETAILS MORE OPPORTUNITIES
Join Us April 13th to share your vision For A Shared Future As W̱SÁNEĆ People In the last community engagement session in February 2021, we covered "Our Shared History as a W̱SÁNEĆ people." An event where we looked at our history as told by non-indigenous, we then also had an opportunity to listen to our elders about our oral history as a W̱SÁNEĆ people. Using these two versions of history, we created a timeline using a miro board that we then shared with you. Now that we have looked at our past, this session will focus on the present. [...]
From the 1940’s to 1990’s, many W̱SÁNEĆ women knit to feed their families. As part of WLC’s mission to promote respect for W̱SÁNEĆ culture, this is the first of a three-part series honouring the history of knitting and W̱SÁNEĆ knitters. The history of W̱SÁNEĆ knitters “The average person thinks of a Cowichan sweater as a three-tone, chunky, geometric pattern knit, but to me, it represents survival. I believe my grandmother raised my father and his siblings off her knitting. I am very proud to be a Coast Salish knitter, there’s pride in the resiliency of the history of it.” Joni [...]
During excavation for a new pump station on Interurban road, as part of the work on the CRD Wastewater Treatment Plant Project, the CRD uncovered ancient W̱SÁNEC artifacts. The CRD Wastewater Treatment Plant Project is a $775 million project that was undertaken by the Capital Regional District to enhance wastewater treatment in the region. The project includes a Wastewater Treatment Facility at McLoughlin Point that treats the sewage and pumps the material for further treatment, through conveyance lines, to the Residuals Treatment Facility located at Hartland Landfill. Initially, the CRD failed to adequately consult with or obtain consent [...]