• Full Time
  • Wiikwemkoong
  • June 28, 2024

Website Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory is looking for an Administrative Assistant for the Governance Unit. The purpose of the Governance Unit is to provide administrative and clerical support as well as assist with day-to-day operations of the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory Governance Unit. The Governance Unit is responsible for ensuring current laws, policies, plans and strategies as well as relationships with internal and external contacts appropriately reflect Wiikwemkoong’s culture, customs and beliefs and that our traditional way of life remains protected. The Governance Unit is also responsible for assisting Chiefs and Council obtain the goals and objectives outlined in their Strategic Plan.


  • Arrange and organize Governance Unit to ensure productive practice is maintained in how documents are prepared, filed and retrieved for use and for reference
  • Establish, maintain, and update files, records and/or other documents when needed
  • Assist in research and collection of information for provisions of law, policies, plans, and strategies as well establishing new laws and policies, plans and strategies
  • Maintain a general awareness of local and First Nation governance matters. as well as Provincial and Federal Laws
  • Assist in preparation of summary reports, quarterly reports, proposals, and Governance documents
  • Assist with arranging Governance Committee meetings
  • Assist with arranging community development processes and community consultations
  • Attend and participate in community development processes and community consultations
  • Take meeting notes
  • Maintain a productive schedule that reflects the workplan of the Governance Unit. Plan around last minute items and ensure the workflow continues without interuption


  • Minimum 1 year experience working in an office/administrative setting
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Experience in using computers. and common software, such as Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Familiarity with WUT Governance , or a willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, traditions and current issues
  • Ability to speak and understand Anishnaabemowin, or have a willingness to learn

Interested applicants, please your application with cover letter, resume. 3 work related references, one from most recent employer, and copies of accreditation to: 

Confidential – Governance Administrative Assistant

Wiikwemikoong Unceded Territory

19A Complex Drive, P.O. Box 112

Wiikwemkoong, ON  P0P 2Jo

Email: erc@wiikwemkoong.ca

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