Mi’kmaw Community Sport Liaison One year term. Extension possible based on funding.


We are a unified team of chiefs, staff and educators who advocate on behalf of and represent the educational interests of our communities, and we protect the education and Mi’kmaw language rights of the Mi’kmaw people. The Board of Directors continues to further empower the Mi’kmaw nation through its youth by delivering on educational initiatives that exemplify the pride, respect and spirit of the communities we represent.

Please note that this position may be located in any of the MK communities (with the agreement of the community). Applications are therefore encouraged from all areas of the province.

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey is currently seeking applicants for the position of Mi’kmaw Community Sport Liaison. The role of the Mi’kmaw Community Sport Liaison is to assist and implement initiatives, while providing leadership in the area of sport and recreation to First Nation Communities in Nova Scotia. The incumbent will work with communities to strengthen capacity and to provide sport and fitness opportunities for youth, and also organize events to help build capacity for aboriginal sport.

The successful candidate will have a four year college or university degree with experience in education, kinesiology or physical education. Minimum of four years experience in Education, Health, or Administration with a demonstrated understanding of sport development methodology. Fluency in Mi’kmaw an asset.

A full job description and complete requirements may be found at the link below. Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, a current resume including three work related references to http://kinu.bamboohr.com/jobs. Candidates who wish to submit their application in Mi’kmaw are encouraged to do so.

Term of Employment: Anticipated start date: Location:

One-year term. Extension possible, based on funding.
June 2020
The incumbent may be located in any of the MK communities in NS, with the agreement with the community.
May 27, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Time

Deadline for application:
If you have questions, contact Justine Paul at
justine@kinu.caor (902) 567-0336, x 5610.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.