Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Employment Opportunity – Special Project Keeper (SPK)

October 1, 2020

Treaty 2 Territory – The primary purpose of the Special Project Keeper (SPK) is to assist Local Nations with restoring their Ancestral and Inherent Rights to Govern in a contemporary and diverse manner.  The SPK will act as a liaison, support in building /bridging communication links and encouraging engagement with Local Nations, FNT2T and other governments and agencies.

Job Title:                  Special Projects Keeper

Start Date:                Term to March 31, 2021

Location:                  Pinaymootang Regional Office

Wage:                        Dependent on Qualifications


  • Works with the Regional Office Keeper to ensure all tasks and objectives are fulfilled with all 7 circles;
  • Establishes, organizes, coordinates, and facilitates Internal and External Relations;
  • Assist each Local Nations communications;
  • Supports and assists the Local Nations with engagement strategies and meetings;
  • Gathers data locally to identify and understand each Local Nations’ traditional knowledge system;
  • Assist in the creation of educational material relating to Inherent Rights and Relationships;
  • Promotes awareness and presents on the history of Treaty 2 and FNT2T in the territory;
  • Coordinates with Local Nation Helpers on yearly workplan development and the tasks set out for communications;
  • Promote awareness and presentations on the history of Treaty 2 and FNT2T to towns, rural municipalities, and schools within the territory;
  • Protection of communication including intellectual property;
  • Focuses on communication strategy which includes website development, maintenance and blogging;
  • Sets up capacity building and training through the Life Long Learning Lodge;
  • Comprehensive nation and strategic planning;
  • Works with the Youth Council to achieve objectives for Sports and Recreation events and activities throughout the year; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


The Special Project Keeper must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in communications, project management and development;
  • Knowledge of current events, political factors and issues;
  • Excellent analytical skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to express ideas, negotiate and communicate effectively; and the ability to analyze critically and suggest an appropriate means of action;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with elected officials, staff, media, service providers, and government agencies;
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to blog, story tell and report on meetings and gathering;
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language and understanding of culture and tradition an asset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and own vehicle; and
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

Please Apply by Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (Cover Letter and Resume):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation

Email to:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Last modified: March 9, 2022

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