Sr. Community Planner CCP Program Lead ID: 66657

Deadline Date: 2021/06/30

Location:  Fort William First Nation

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team. We are a results-oriented lender and business developer that has been providing developmental lending services to Aboriginal clients since 1987.

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 Fort William First Nation
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The Sr. Community Planner - CCP Program Lead is responsible for coordinating the progress on comprehensive community planning (CCP) in the Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (“NADF”) service area through supporting community planning, overseeing planning processes in First Nations communities; coordinating training sessions, workshops, and other capacity- development initiatives; and maintaining relationships with funders and other stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications:

• Coordinates NADF’s CCP program through ensuring consistent Vision, Values, and quality of programming.
a) Mentor NADF’s Community Planner to ensure a consistent high quality of planning support for the First Nations communities engaged in comprehensive community planning.
• Provide clear direction and vision to the CCP program through innovation and creative programming.
a) Coordinates the teaching of community planning concepts and processes to ensure the development and implementation of comprehensive community plans in First Nations communities through building planning, community engagement, and project management capacity at the community level.
• A post-secondary degree in Community Economic Development, Planning and/ or Business Administration.
• Highly motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Valid Ontario driver’s license and a reliable vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage.
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Job Type: Contract maternity position to September 2022.

Salary: $61,380 - $77,696
Location: Fort William First Nation, ON
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm, including 1-hour unpaid lunch.
Travel: Extensive travel by air and ground to remote, rural, and urban communities.
After hours and weekend travel may be required.

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Open until filled
How To Apply:
To Apply: To be considered for this challenging and rewarding position, please forward a detailed resume in confidence, along with 3 work related references with a cover letter to Open until filled.

In order to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund 
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