NEST Employment Readiness Manager

NEST Employment Readiness Manager

Job No: 141112 Location: New Aiyansh, BC (within close proximity to Terrace)
  • Join our self-governed Indigenous community while honouring our heritage
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $70-89K plus full benefits
  • Assist in achieving our long-term goals while working in a beautiful northern BC backdrop

About the Opportunity

NLG is currently seeking an Employment and Readiness Manager overseeing Nisga’a Employment Services and Training (NEST) department. The role can be based in either New Aiyansh or Terrace, BC, on a full-time basis.

Reporting to NLG's Executive Director, you will ensure the successful operations of the NEST programming and the Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) to the members of the community in Nass Valley, Terrace-Kitimat, and Prince Rupert.

Specifically, the scope of your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and managing multiple teams in designated areas of coverage (Nass Valley, Terrace-Kitimat, and Prince Rupert)
  • Providing employment and contracting advice to Nisga’a Nation projects 
  • Facilitating solutions to the delivery of labour market programming to the Nisga’a Nation
  • Preparing all required program and financial reporting in accordance to funding agreements
  • Seeking other sources of funding to augment or enhance NEST programming
  • Supervising student outreach programs and educating them on career options
  • Liaising employment engagement between local industries and community residents 
  • Assisting community members in achieving career goals while providing options
  • Identifying voids in local labour sectors and formulating solutions
  • Writing grant proposals to foundations for NEST program funding

For further information and to apply for this exciting position, go HERE

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