Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

FNT2T Government – Employment Opportunity – Nation Developer (Regional Office – Pinaymootang)

July 29, 2019

Treaty 2 Territory – The Government of First Nation Treaty 2 Territory would like to announce the following position;

Job Title:                              Nation Developer (East)

Proposed Start Date:        August 12, 2019

Location:                              Pinaymootang, Treaty 2 Territory

Wage:                                    To be discussed at interview process


The Nation Developer will work under the Governance and Community Planning of Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan – Treaty 2 and First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory with direct action to each of our Anishinaabe Nations and their Nation led Councils.


  • The Nation Developer will take the lead in regard to governance and assisting with the overall Nation Building process;
  • Works directly with the Anishinaabe Nation communities and their off-reserve citizens in developing a First Law (constitution) and subsequently, developing the collective government by initiating local involvement in governance, creation of laws locally and for the territory;
  • Work on new forms of Traditional governance and getting out of the Indian Act;
  • Provides training to staff and citizens of the Councils in community development and the process leading to self-government
  • Work on adopting a plan whereby each community, community by community through the community’s citizens ratification of their own First Law (constitution), to establish the collective that continues the Treaty relationship with the Crown.
  • Will work closely with Community Governance Coordinator(s);
  • Create a tool kit that will help each community with the process of creating the First Law;
  • Deliver a community needs assessment to identify and understand the current position each community is in;
  • Build strong working relationships through Nation Building process;
  • Develop and implement governance strategies that help strengthen the capacity of the communities;
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of governance;
  • Be a resource to citizens and provide links to community-based groups and broader community resources;
  • Engagement of citizens to participate in community development of governance and to pose collective actions, while supporting them in this process;
  • Promotion of the development of leadership, capacity building and Nation Building;
  • Access further funding to expand the governance initiative;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Degree and/or work experience in governance and community planning;
  • Experience and education in research, writing, community planning and development in governance;
  • Good oral and visual presentation will be a daily requirement;
  • Highly motivated and ability to work in demanding and fast‐paced work environment;
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Valid Driver’s licence – Class 5 with reliable vehicle required;
  • Travel to our Anishinaabe Nations and within Treaty 2 Territory will be a requirement;
  • Good communication skills and experience working/interacting;
  • Anishinaabe language and understanding of traditions and culture an asset;
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

Please Apply by Tuesday, August 6, 2019 (Cover Letter and Resume)

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation, R0C 3K0


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Last modified: July 21, 2020

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