Benoit First Nation


Student Employment opportunity:

In anticipation of Funding the Band Council is looking for students for the positions of Cultural Interpretor and Assistant Cultural Interpreter for up to 8 weeks at $10.75/minimum wage per hour for up to 35 hours per week. Start date is late June.

Duties include:

  1. create program guides, brochures and information pamplets for distribution to tourists and the visiting public
  2. Provide history and background to visiting tourists and the public at our cultural centre and band office
  3. To meet and greet Visitors and explain Mi'kmaw culture to visitors and Tourists.
  4. To facilitate Mi'kmaq programs and workshops to the youth, families and elders.
  5. To assist with cultural activities at the Mi'kmaq Centre
  6. To interview elders and record their stories, insight and knowledge and transcribe to word document.
  7. To build promotional information to showcase the Mi'kmaw Centre and its planned activities.
  8. To coordinator organize, promote and conduct various programing and cultural activities that includes, but not limited to, drumming, craft making, youth and children activities.
  9. Mi’kmaw Cemetery general upkeep & mowing grass
  10. To Organize and operate our Mi’kmaw summer special events for the children.

Deadline for applications will be posted on our Fscebook Page. Applications can be emailed, mailed and/or dropped off at the band office in Degrau, NL.

Priority given to Benoit First Nation high school graduating students. All students must attach proof of attendance in September with a college or university to their resume. For more information call Chief Jasen Benwah or any member of the band council.

Penwa' Mawi-Amskwesewey L'nue'kati

This program was made possible thanks to a grant from NL Human Resources and Employment.

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