Aseniwuche Winewak Nation


Deadline To Apply: This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. AWN thanks all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be notified.


Position Overview:

Reporting to the Preventative Social Programs Manager, the primary responsibilities of the Reconciliation Liaison is to facilitate and oversee the development, coordination, and implementation of Indigenous community events/activities and programs with our partner organizations that support all age demographics, support vulnerable members of the community,  brings the community together, and recognizes local, regional, provincial, and national Indigenous  celebrations and gatherings including National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, National Indigenous History Month, Ribbon Skirt Day, Red Dress Day, Sisters in Spirit Day, and National Indigenous Peoples Day.


  • Create and support connections between Indigenous people, community services, schools and networks to facilitate communication and planning related to culturally relevant and appropriate programs, activities/events/celebrations development, coordination, and delivery.
  • Apply AWN’s Diversity Lens and Programs Plan to ensure the programs and activities/events/celebrations meet identified strategies and demonstrate a commitment to Reconciliation.
  • Develop an Action Plan with local schools, knowledge keepers and community services to improve collaboration, cultural programming and community cultural activities offered in the Grande Cache area.
  • Participate as part of the team by providing input into program development and implementation.
  • Organize programs, activities, events, and celebrations through partnerships, engaging knowledge keepers and volunteer recruitment to support efficient delivery and sound fiscal response.
  • Create and submit activity plans to the Tawow Community Centre Manager that detail the goals and objectives of the programs/activities/events, including safety planning and check off sheet for all required approvals, and budget for each program/activity/event.
  • Work collaboratively to resolve any issues or conflicts.
  • In conjunction with the AWN Safety Manager, develop a quality assurance framework and associated indicators to ensure safety for participants, staff, volunteers, and the community.
  • Engage in ongoing process review and improvement for on-going programs and events/activities.
  • Be acquainted with and follow all relevant privacy legislation.
  • Assist with timely activities/events/celebrations reporting to the Preventative Social Programs Manager and all other applicable sources.
  • Provide support regarding research and evaluation as required.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office and approved poster making software and social media platforms to promote and advertise all programs, events/activities.
  • Ensure adherence to approved budget allocations and maintain accurate records including invoices, payment slips, purchases, and all other relevant information.
  • Ensure all required licensing has been obtained and approved prior to the events/activities and maintain accurate records for audit purposes.
  • Perform assignments/other duties as required by the Preventative Social Programs Manager.



  • Degree, Diploma, or courses in event planning and coordination (equivalent training and experience may be considered).
  • Extensive experience and proven track record in developing, coordinating all aspects of programs and events/activities planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of and experience with local Indigenous culture, history, knowledge systems, and Indigenous community relationship building practices and protocols.
  • Ability to plan for, maintain and supervise the work of volunteers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with the public and colleagues in a positive, courteous, and respectful manner.
  • Strong conflict management and stress management skills.
  • Utilizes problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient use of computer and Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive, Publisher, and poster design software.
  • Ability to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Current First Aid, CPR & AEC certification.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License (must own a reliable vehicle with the ability to obtain $2,000,000 business insurance).
  • Mandatory Drug and Alcohol testing and a clear Criminal Record/vulnerable Sector clearance before commencement of employment.

Work Demands:

Moderate lifting not to exceed forty pounds.

The incumbent is in a busy office environment, will travel within town and to Co-operatives and Enterprises for coordination and implementation of programs and community events/activities. Land-based activities all year round. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required to accommodate events/activities.

How To Apply:

Depending on experience and qualifications AWN offers a comprehensive salary. This position is for a one-year term with the possibility of extension.

To take advantage of this opportunity, email your cover letter and resume to:

This position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. AWN thanks all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be notified.