CURRENT POSTINGS

Education Social Services Coordinator

The Coordinator of Education & Social Services is responsible for planning, developing, managing, and delivering education, social, language programs to the community members of Kanaka Bar across the lifespan. The Coordinator of Education & Social Services’ main objective is to achieve success in meeting Kanaka’s vision statement regarding community development by creating a personalized program for each member.

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Food Engagement Intern

Position Summary: Food Engagement Intern The Food Engagement Intern position is an exciting entry-level opportunity to build skills in communications, community engagement and event planning while contributing to the development of a self-sufficient food system at Kanaka Bar. This role will work under the primary direction of the Food Self-Sufficiency Lead and function as an integral part of the Food Team. The Food Engagement Intern is primarily responsible for promoting community food engagement, and knowledge building, but will also contribute to more general agriculture and gardening initiatives. To apply, please email your resume to Kanaka Bar’s Food Self-Sufficiency Lead, Janna, at jannajanzen@foragerhill.ca See PDF below for full job description

Youth Worker - 4k Library

Kanaka Bar, BC

Position: a new full-time employment job at Kanaka’s new community building from Monday to Friday. Starting hourly wage will be $16/hour with a 6-month probationary period. Position is for one year with an opportunity for extension based on library’s development, operations and worker performance.

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Starting date could be as early as the second week in July.

All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to ceoblue@kanakabarband.ca by end of day (4:00 pm) on July 2, 2021. We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted to participate in a formal interview

Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator

Position: Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator Organization: Kanaka Bar Indian Band Reporting: CEO – Programs and Services Application Deadline: 4pm (PST), Friday, October 22, 2021 Summary: Housed at Kanaka Bar Band, the Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator (EPC) will be a key member of the team focused on the delivery of the pilot of “Reaching Our Potential” 2022 Kanaka Bar Entrepreneurship Program and other initiatives thereafter, geared towards business and individual support services to inspire a culture of entrepreneurship at Kanaka Bar. This position works in partnership with Kanaka Bar leadership and management, Entrepreneurship Program Project Team (including outside consultants), Entrepreneurship Program Instructors, Guest Speakers and Business Mentors who are responsible for the delivery of individual business support services (e.g. business coaching and support services). This position (EPC) is the lead on all program coordination, event arrangement, workshops, training, funding administering, partnership agreements, and grant applications relating to the operation of Kanaka Bar Entrepreneurship Program. The focus and mandate of the “Reaching Our Potential” program is to support community members (on and off reserve) who are interested in pursuing independent business ownership, both in getting them the training needed as well as assisting with securing funding start a business. This will be a full-time position at Kanaka Bar from Monday to Friday. For more information on the community, please review the rest of our website at: http://www.kanakabarband.ca/ Please see PDF for full description This will be a full-time employment position based out of the Kanaka Bar’s Band Office. Compensation will consider both the qualification and experience of the applicant. Canada Labor Code provisions will govern where applicable. All qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to ceoblue@kanakabarband.ca. Please submit your cover letter and resume no later than 4pm (PST) on Friday, October 22, 2021.

CEO – Economic and Business Development

Position: CEO – Economic and Business Development Organization: Kanaka Bar Land and Resources LP Application Deadline: Until the position is filled Summary Kanaka Bar Indian Band has a vision to manage and use its land and resources to maintain a self-sufficient, sustainable and vibrant community. In 2016, Kanaka’s Council adopted an Organizational Structure to implement this community vision. This new structure separates politics from business, decision-making from implementation, and social programming from economic development activities. With this job posting, Council is inviting applicants to oversee planning and administering of Kanaka’s “Orange” arm (economic and business development). For more information on Kanaka, please review the rest of our website at: http://www.kanakabarband.ca/. CEO – Economic and Business Development is a full-time management position at Kanaka from Monday to Friday with reporting bi-monthly to Directors. The CEO is responsible to oversee the activities and staff following entities: 1. Kanaka Bar Land and Resources LP (KBLR) 2. Kwoiek Creek Resources Inc. (KCRI) 3. Siwash Watershed Resources Inc. (SWRI) 4. Kanaka Land and Holdings LP (KLH) 5. Kanaka Bar Employment Services LLP (KBES)

Field Supervisor

Job Summary Reporting to and under the general direction of the Ceo, the Field Supervisor is responsible for the assisting with maintenance and repair activities for the Kanaka Bar Band. This will be a full-time employment position. All qualified and interested applicants submit cover letter and a resume to ceo-ed@kanakabarband.ca Only short-listed applicants will be contacted to participate in the interview process. Please see FULL Job description for more info

Kanaka Lands and Governance Internship Position

Kanaka Bar Indian Band (“Kanaka”) is seeking a Land and Governance Intern (“Intern”) who will assist Council, their Executive Assistant and Kanaka’s Cumulative Effects Coordinator with their various day-to-day activities. The Intern will learn about the community governance structure and day to day management throughout their position term. The position duties will cycle through Kanaka Bar’s three main departments, Chief and Council, Land and Resources and Programs and Services, so that the intern will have the opportunity to learn from each. Please see Full Job description

Youth Worker – 4K Library (Hybrid/Contract)

Position: Youth Worker – 4K Library (Hybrid/Contract) Reporting: CEO Blue Organization: Kanaka Bar Indian Band Deadline: Until position is filled Application Process: Email cover letter and resume to ceoblue@kanakabarband.ca Summary: Kanaka Bar Indian Band has a vision to manage and use its land and resources to maintain a self-sufficient, sustainable, and vibrant community. Our community has just approved a 5-year Community Resilience Plan (CRP) that is aimed at achieving this vision. Included in the CRP is development of a ‘library’ to gathers, stores and shares our collective communal knowledge from “yesterday and today” for tomorrow, as it is integral to Kanaka’s long-term resiliency. For more information on Kanaka, please review our website at: http://www.kanakabarband.ca/. In particular, the online “Library Menu” which was started in 2015.

Recycling Champion

Job Summary: Kanaka Bar Indian Band is seeking an enthusiastic individual to take part in the Recycling program Initiative. If you are an individual with a passion with making a difference, who enjoys engaging the public, and has the drive and determination to help build a successful program, we want to hear from you. Training will be provided.

Garden Worker

Summary: Garden Worker The Garden Worker position is an exciting entry-level opportunity to build skills in gardening, food processing and crop propagation while contributing to the development of a self-sufficient food system at Kanaka Bar. This role will work under the primary direction of the Garden Lead and function as an integral part of the Food Team. The Garden Worker’s key duties will include garden preparation and landscaping, propagation, crop production, harvest and processing in the community gardens. Job duration: April to October To apply, please email your resume to Kanaka Bar’s Food Self-Sufficiency Lead, Janna, at jannajanzen@foragerhill.ca Please see full job description for more details

Junior Land Guardian

Kanaka Bar is looking for regional youth to work with the Cumulative Effects Coordinator during fieldwork for initiatives to restore and protect our community’s lands (Cumulative Effects Initiative, Land Guardian Program Development, and Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area establishment). Please see full posting for more information.