Application Deadline: September 21, 2022
Start Date: As soon as possible
Entry salary to be determined according to the current salary scale ($50 366 to $89 507) revised annually
Provide support to the FNQLSDI to carry out the following project: “Consultation, collaboration and mobilization for the development of an action plan to achieve the objectives set out in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act”.
You will carry out the following tasks: Assess Indigenous self-determination practices with regards to territories and resources, develop recommendations to the Assembly of First Nations in Quebec and Labrador (AFNQL) Propose model codes and laws to First Nations and identify First Nations’ priorities e within the development of the federal plan for the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.
- Provide an overview of the practices, laws, regulations and codes of that intend to implement the right to self-determination with regards to First Nations’ territories and resources across Quebec and Labrador.
- Organize and participate to mobilization sessions.
- Follow-up and make recommendations to the AFNQL.
- Identify and draft First Nations’ priorities within the development of the federal plan for the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.
- Draft model laws, regulations and codes for First Nations that legislate territories and resources.
Do you have the profile?
- Bachelor of Law degree and 3 years of experience in Law.
- Member of Barreau du Québec.
- Knowledge of First Nations, their cultures and their governance rules and practices related to self-determination.
- Experience in legislative drafting.
- Availability for frequent travel (according to health regulations permitting).
- Excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and spoken.
- Experience working with an Aboriginal or First Nations organization is an asset.
- Work for First Nations
- Full-time position with a flexible 34-hour schedule
- Friday afternoons off
- Remote Work-Policy in place (100% remote, hybrid or 100% at the office) and the office is in Wendake
- Annual vacation upon hiring and years of experience are recognized
- 2 weeks of paid vacation during the holiday season
- Sick leave and family-related leave upon hiring
- Pension plan and group insurance after the probation period
- Work-life balance
Use the form below to send your resume with a cover letter to Mr. Alain Bédard before the application deadline.
Please note that, with equal competence, the FNQLSDI gives priority to Indigenous candidates. Only the candidates retained in pre-selection will be contacted.
The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute
Founded in 2000 by the AFNQL Chiefs, the mission of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute (FNQLSDI) is to offer First Nations a dynamic crossroads of services in support of their efforts to ensure the health of their territory and its resources, the recognition of their rights and the development of sustainable communities.
Please apply using the form below to apply