Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Sports & Recreation Keeper

July 9, 2021

Treaty 2 Territory – The Sports & Recreation Keeper works with the Treasury and Administration of the First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory (FNT2T) under the Administration Keeper.


Reporting to the Treasury & Administration, the Sports and Recreation Keeper is responsible for facilitating the operations and developing the programming for all sports and recreation activities in the FNT2T Nations. The purpose of the position is to develop a model through the development of quality extracurricular opportunities relating to active lifestyle and wellness. The Keeper will have a specific focus on facilitating ongoing engagement of sports, activities, and broadening access and inclusion to community wellbeing through health promotion and recreation activity. Blogging and Storytelling is very vital in this role within our government and is a requirement of all staff.


The following tasks as assigned are:

  • Designs and implements activities collaborating with youth in the Nations, and the FNT2T Youth Council;
  • Leads in developing programs and initiatives to widen access to physical activity, recreation, sport, and wellbeing among the FNT2T Nations;
  • Promotes academic success;
  • Partners with external resources to develop and maintain high level of facility standards, including operation and maintenance of all athletic centres;
  • Develops cost efficient strategies for new and existing programs; creates new fundraising initiatives;
  • Prepares a full budget report and monthly reports to the Treasury and Administration;
  • Develops business plan including goals and objectives to meet strategic goals;
  • Responsible for the effective operation of all resources including conducting annual performance reviews for helper positions;
  • Partner with Youth leaders in the development and delivery of sports and recreation, sport, and wellness activities.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


The Sports & Recreation Keeper must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Sports Administration/Management, Recreation Leadership, Kinesiology or equivalent is required, and/or 5 years minimum work experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience in promoting engagement in physical activity, health and wellbeing programming, and competitive sport across diverse and equity-deserving Nations
  • First Aid/CPR training, National Coaching Certification Program-Community Sport an asset.
  • Experience in sport and recreation program and event management in amateur, recreational, or professional sports setting.
  • Experience in large scale budget management and capital project planning an asset.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced liaising with local, provincial, or national sport governing bodies.
  • Experience leading/managing teams to high performance levels and collaboratively managing diversity.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and successfully execute business plans and budget management.
  • Proven exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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 demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • 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 license and own vehicle and;
  • Maintain confidentiality with a high level of accuracy regarding information.

Please Apply by Wednesday, 21 July, 2021 (Email resume and Letter):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation – Email:

Last modified: November 9, 2021

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