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Summer Student Positions Available

Attention Summer Students!

BLCN is looking for summer students to fill the positions of custodian/labourers/office clerks/store clerk.

There is a limited amount of job availability this summer. Therefore BLCN is asking Summer Students between the ages of 15-29 to drop off a resume or email to An interview process will be set up and the candidates will then be selected.

Criteria for summer employment:

  • On reserve
  • Ages between 15-29

Child & Family Services (CFS)/BILL C-92 Researcher

Terms: Contract Position to March 31, 2021


Tribal Chiefs Ventures Inc. (TCVI) is a Tribal Council that provides advisory services to its six Treaty Six member First Nations located in North-eastern Alberta. TCVI currently requires a CFS/BILL C-92 Researcher to assist the TCVI Child and Family Ad Hoc Committee with research and coordination tasks relating to legislative changes concerning CFS as identified in Bill C-92. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who is Chair of the TCVI Child and Family Ad Hoc Committee.


  • Coordinate with management to determine research objectives
  • Compile data, statistics, and other information for reports
  • Type letters, reports, and other documents, i.e. briefing notes to provide updates on a regular basis
  • Schedule and confirm appointments and meetings to complete research
  • Respond to telephone, in-person, and email inquiries
  • Organize files and keep accurate records of research findings
  • Document, report, and present research findings to the Board of Directors
  • Perform objective and ethical research at all times
  • Other related duties as may be assigned by the Chairperson


  • A degree in Social Work or equivalent CFS work experience
  • Extensive knowledge of CFS and Bill C-92
  • Proficiency in database management, MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Team Meetings, and video conferencing
  • Excellent personal, telephone and email messaging etiquette
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task to meet deadlines and work without direct supervision
  • Criminal Record check and Drivers Abstract


Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, three references and compensation expectations by mail, fax, or email to the following address on or before 4:30PM Friday July 17, 2020

Mailing address:
Tribal Chiefs Ventures Inc.
17533 - 106 ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1E7

Phone Number: (780) 481-3363
Fax Number: (780) 483-1404

Any inquiries, please contact Cameron Alexis, Chief Executive Officer, at (780) 481-3363, ext. 101

**We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted**

Executive Administrative Assistant


The mission of the BLCN is to provide integrated services that will enhance, educate, & empower NEHIYAW - PIMATISOWIN and self-sustaining community. The BLCN is a proud and safe holistic self-sustaining Nehiyaw Nation through the guidance, knowledge and sharing of miyowahkohtowin, leadership, and Elders founded on our inherent rights, law and the Treaty.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Tribal Administration, this full time position provides executive assistance to the Tribal Administrator and Chief & Council. The candidate must have excellent organizational skills, a personable attitude and professional work style, and the proven ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and documents. They will have the ability to take precise minutes, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe, & Outlook. Must also be familiar with photocopy, fax, scan machines.

Specific Duties:

  • Scheduling meetings;
  • Coordinating travel arrangements;
  • Preparing agenda and materials for meetings;
  • Recording & Transcribing meeting minutes;
  • Assisting with event coordination including managing registration;
  • Assisting with special projects and research;
  • Preparing reports, filing and organizing documents;
  • Documenting incoming and outgoing mail correspondence;
  • Performing tasks as required


  • High school diploma;
  • Post-Secondary Courses in administration or a related discipline or a;
  • Minimum 3 years administrative experience providing executive level support;
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; and
  • Social Media experience, including apps such as Zoom, GoTo Mtgs, Google Meet.
  • Minimum class 5 license
  • Knowledge of BLCN mandate and BLCN priorities

Interested in candidates can submit a cover letter, resume and two reference letters to the attention of Jolene Anderson - Tribal Administrator

**The Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found**

ISETS/Post Secondary Coordinator

Terms: Full Time
Salary: Based on experience and performance
Location: Office space available at the BLCN Band Office, 010 NE 4 66 13 W4 - Cardinal Drive


The mission of the BLCN is to provide integrated services that will enhance, educate, & empower NEHIYAW - PIMATISOWIN and self-sustaining community. The BLCN is a proud and safe holistic self-sustaining Nehiyaw Nation through the guidance, knowledge and sharing of miyowahkohtowin, leadership, and Elders founded on our inherent rights, law and the Treaty. The ISETS Manager for Employment & training is responsible for the operation of the Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) program. The Manager ensures that assistance and support is provided to its Nations members for the development and implementation of community based training programs and initiatives.

Compentencies and Requirements:

  • Employment and Training Intake / Follow Up
  • Knowledge in funding initiatives for referrals
  • Working in partnership with all programs
  • Maintains current knowledge of employment locally enrolled in post secondary, trades and training
  • Process all new student application forms and inform them of spot of waiting list
  • Process all invoices to the accredited post secondary or trades and training institutes for eligible students
  • Obtain copies of student transcripts every semester
  • Ensure that Post Secondary Education allocation is provided equally to eligible students
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Knowledgeable in reporting to outside Agencies with 1/4 reporting
  • Must be willing to create / bring in programming
  • Supervise Summer Students
  • Reporting and accountability of ISET Funding
  • Ability to utilize the Venn One Client Tracking Database

Employment Requirements:

  • Employment / Career Counseling
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Must have valid Class 4 Driver's License
  • Cree is an asset
  • Bondable
  • Grade 12 or equivalent

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent (s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities and activities required of the position.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references (name and contact info). Address your cover letter / resume to the attention of Jolene Anderson - Tribal Administrator by:
Fax: 780-623-4523
or in person at the BLCN Band Office

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate found

* BLCN would like to thank all applicants that applied, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. *