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Job Posting - Summer Student Program – Junior Program Officer

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Summer Student Program – Junior Program Officer

Refer to competition number:  NIBTF-2021-05 SUMMER STUDENT

Internal/External Competition



 The NIB Trust Fund’s mission is to preserve and revitalize First Nations language, culture, and way of life and create meaningful opportunities that improve the quality of life for First Nations.  

 The Junior Officer provides support to the Programs Team during the national call for applications (Individuals and Groups/Organizations), including: 

  • Receive, evaluate and prepare applications for funding decisions.
  • Interpret and administer all facets of eligibility and compliance. 
  • Support the preparation of key program deliverables. 
  • Reconcile data to facilitate information. 
  • Ensure the call for applications and administration of contracts is consistent with the court-approved NIB Trust Fund Administration Plan, Terms, and Conditions and is in accordance with established procedures and processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Who Can Apply:

Persons of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference (s. 16(1) CHRA)

  • Candidates should be enrolled in a post-secondary degree in a related field of study and have experience working with projects and programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Applicants must have excellent skills in the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience with Survey Monkey and database management an asset.
  • Experience working with First Nations and Métis communities is essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • French is an asset.
  • Must have strong client relations experience.
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deliverables.


Salary Range:

Commensurate with job requirements, experience, and education (within limits of the salary grid)



Akwesasne or Ottawa Telework may be available)


10-12 weeks

Closing Date: 

May 1, 2021


Individuals who feel they are qualified are invited to submit a cover letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the criteria (please quote the reference number above) along with a current resume, and three (3) work related references to:  


NIB Trust Fund

46 Irene Roundpoint Lane, Akwesasne, ON K6H 0G5

Fax: (613) 686-6757

Email: [email protected]


Interviews will be held in Ottawa. While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted. The NIB Trust Fund may cancel, postpone, or revise employment opportunities at any time.

March 22, 2021

NIBTF Communications

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