Treaty #3 Youth MAI Intern

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Working with the Territorial Planning Unit Outreach Coordinator, the Treaty #3 Youth MAI Intern will help create the Manito Aki Inakonigaawin (“MAI”) Toolkit. The Intern  will work with the Treaty 3 communities, the Territorial Planning Unit (“TPU”), Grand Council Treaty 3 (“GCT3”) staff and the MAI Working Group alongside the Outreach Coordinator to develop the Toolkit, conduct knowledge interviews and create tools for education and implementation of MAI.


  • Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty 3 communities and other organizations to stimulate information sharing;
  • Meets with Treaty 3 Communities to gain an understanding of local issues and enhance working relationships with each community;
  • Alongside the Outreach Coordinator, meets regularly with the Community Consultation Coordinator (or equivalent) to gain valuable input for the MAI Toolkit;
  • Alongside the Outreach Coordinator, works with third parties (consultants, elders, advisors, etc.) to ensure the toolkit is developed in the Anishinaabe way;
  • Build skills and knowledge to supplement future career opportunities;
  • Alongside the Outreach Coordinator, organizes and attends meetings to present general information to Treaty 3 communities and acts as general point of contact for TPU on all MAI or relates issues;
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Treaty #3 Advisory Councils for input on the MAI toolkit;
  • Represents Grand Council Treaty 3 at meetings, workshops, and conferences and / or as directed by an immediate supervisor;
  • Assists in the day-to-day administration of the Territorial Planning Unit.


  • Treaty #3 youth
  • Interest and desire to learn about Anishinaabe Inakonigaawin (MAI & Nibi)
  • valid Ontario driver’s license is considered an asset. 


  • The intern will develop written and verbal communication skills to share information on MAI;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships with GCT3 staff, Treaty #3 First Nations, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently and manage workloads, set priorities, meet deadlines, and bring energy to learn in a dynamic Territorial Planning Unit.

Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to the attention of: 

Oluyinka Leigh, Human Resource Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O Box 1720 Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax:  807-548-5041

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position, however only those being considered will be contacted.

PDF – Treaty #3 Youth MAI Intern Job Posting

Job Features

Job CategoryTerritorial Planning Unit
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled

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