Join Our Team: Seeking HR Support

The Seal River Watershed Alliance (The Alliance) is a newly incorporated and rapidly growing Indigenous led and operated not-for-profit organization, focused on Indigenous leadership in environmental stewardship.

The Alliance is governed by Sayisi Dene First Nation, Northlands Denesuline First Nation, O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, Barrenlands First Nation, with partners in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut. We are currently working together to establish one of the largest protected areas in Canada, that has international significance in mitigating climate change.

In the northernmost reaches of Manitoba there is a pristine expanse of tundra, wetlands and forests as vast as Nova Scotia. It is one of the last great wild places on our planet. Caribou and polar bears roam beneath massive flocks of birds near an estuary teeming with beluga whales.

There are no permanent roads. No mines. No logging interests. No industrial development of any kind. We are working together to keep it that way by formalizing the respect and responsibility we have had for these lands and waters since time immemorial, by establishing an Indigenous Protected Area.

In our pursuit for environmental protection, the Alliance currently employs a full time Executive Director based in Tadoule Lake, MB and a full time Director of Operations based in Winnipeg, MB. There are currently 9 part time, casual staff based in; Arviat, NU, Tadoule Lake, MB, Lac Brochet, South Indian Lake, and Brochet. There are currently opportunities for additional term positions and/or growth in existing term positions. There are vacancies in newly developed and advertised positions, including a full time Project Coordinator position as well as part time Administrative Assistant position. The Alliance also contracts operational positions including Finance Administration and Project Assistance and Advisory.

The Alliance requires an experienced and accredited human resource professional to provide Human Resource professional development and mentorship services. The contractor will work on an as-needed basis to provide advisory and coaching support to Alliance staff on the implementation of an existing Human Resource policy. Preference will be given to professionals who have a depth of successful human resource experience working with Alliance community organizations.

Human Resource support will include the following:

  • An estimated commitment of an average of 10 hours per month, up to March 31, 2022.
  • Collaborate in the interpretation and implementation of human resource policy to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.
  • Collaborate in identifying creative opportunities for successful recruitment and retention.
  • Provide practical “hands-on” assistance and coaching in delivering performance management and progressive discipline policy.
  • Provide services by telephone, email, videoconferencing, and in person, as covid-19 restrictions allow.
  • Billing via monthly invoices with hourly description of services provided for the month.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter with expectations in remuneration and a CV to [email protected] by July 22, 2021.

All applications received will be acknowledged with a reply email. However, only those to be invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.