Career Opportunity – Policy Advisor of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services 

Job Posting:  Policy Advisor of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services 

Reports to:           Director of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services
Salary Range:      $50,000 to $55,000
Term:                      Permanent
Closing Date:       Open until filled
Location:               Ottawa

Summary

The Policy Advisor – Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services is involved in all aspects of the development and implementation of the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s strategies related to advocacy and policy from both a national and international perspective. This intermediate position will support developing and executing NWAC official positions in a number of policy areas pertaining to Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women in Canada and around the world.

General duties

The NWAC Policy Advisor – Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services will:

  • Actively maintain a Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services family, policy work plan incorporating relevant priorities as identified by Senior Management and based on NWAC Board identified priorities, and operational needs;
  • Assist in providing technical expertise in the areas of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services Policy development to the Executive Director;
  • Research policy issues and provide advice on international and domestic Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services policy issues impacting Indigenous women and girls;
  • Engage in background research, prepare fact sheets, briefing notes, documents and reports, and analyze data;
  • Undertake gender and inter-sectional analysis, as required;
  • Communicate and collaborate with governmental and non-governmental organizations as necessary;
  • Maintain regular and ongoing communications with the other NWAC departments;
  • Work with other NIO’s and NGO’s to address issues impacting Indigenous women and girls and gender diverse people;
  • Develop communications materials for NWAC communications unit and website in the area of housing, water, infrastructure and emergency management;
  • Assist in writing proposals; and,
  • Other related duties as required from time to time.

Studies and Work Experience Requirement

  • A post-secondary degree in political science, social science, law, gender studies or related field of study;
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience working with NGOs, organizations, interest groups and government, agencies or private, business/corporate entities;
  • Relevant experience working or volunteering with Indigenous peoples, groups, or organizations is an asset;

Key Skills

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in both plain language and academic styles;
  • Ability to work in a Team and good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to carry out culturally-relevant gender-based analysis;
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions within the area, often on short notice;
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;
  • Ability to conduct research in cooperation and consultation with diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings;
  • Ability to supervise or carry out research, analyzes data, and advance effective advocacy and communication strategies under the supervision of the Director.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of concerns and issues impacting Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, their cultures, histories and traditions;
  • Understanding and knowledge of key issues, and norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
  • Strong understand of social policy;
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Christèle Goupy
Human Resources
1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
[email protected]
(Email submissions preferred).

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.

Career Opportunity – Director of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services 

Job Posting: Director of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services 

Reports to:            Managing Director of Policy
Salary Range:     $60,000 to $65,000
Term:                      Permanent
Closing Date:       Open until filled
Location:               Ottawa

Summary

The Director of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services is involved in all aspects of the development and implementation of the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s framework and strategies related to advocacy and policy from both a national and international perspective. The Director of the Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services Unit will also work closely and collaboratively with all NWAC units in a number of other policy areas.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women in Canada and around the world.

General duties

The Director of the Family, Housing and Infrastructure will:

  • Supervise the Unit’s research, policy, project and administrative staff;
  • Provide strategic advice to the NWAC Executive Director related to policy and implementation surrounding Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services;
  • Prepare complex briefing notes, reports, position papers, letters and responses to correspondence within tight deadlines for the Executive Director and funders;
  • Develop policies, procedures, forms, templates and work instructions, as needed;
  • Work closely with NWAC communications to develop a communications strategy on housing, infrastructure, water and emergency services, including for social media; provide specific materials to the unit for a communications unit;
  • Ensure the application of a gender and inter-sectional perspective in all policy documents;
  • Monitor, review, help develop, and change legislation affecting Indigenous women and girls;
  • Maintain good relationships with government offices, partners, stakeholders, and members of the public;
  • Adhere to all standards of excellence in file management and record keeping;
  • Research policy issues and provide advice on international and domestic policy issues impacting indigenous women and girls as it related to Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services;
  • Ensure that Unit Team members implement environment scans, backgrounders, fact sheets, briefing notes, letters, press releases, position papers, reports and more;
  • Assign specific portfolio and tasks to team members as applicable;
  • Ensure proper consideration and application of culture and gender based lenses with a focus on Métis, Inuit and First Nations and the LGBTQ2S communities;
  • Develop and implement an NWAC strategic policy framework in the area of Housing, Infrastructure, Food/Water and Emergency Services;
  • Complete relevant administrative tasks;
  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture;
  • Set clear goals;
  • Communicate clear instructions to the team;
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the unit;
  • Delegate tasks and set deadlines;

Studies and Experience Requirement

  • University degree in the area of policy, law, social sciences or other related studies or equivalent lived experience working on Indigenous issues will be considered;
  • Minimum of eight years of experience working in the area of policy;
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a managerial role;
  • Relevant experience working or volunteering with Indigenous peoples, groups, or organizations is an asset;
  • Experience in managing a diverse workforce;

Key Skills

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to supervise a Team and good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to carry out culturally-appropriate gender-based analysis (training will be provided);
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions within the area, often on short notice;
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;
  • Ability to conduct research in cooperation and consultation with the NWAC Provincial/Territorial Member Associations and with diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings;
  • Ability to work with a team;
  • Ability to carry out research, analyzes data, and advance effective advocacy and communication strategies under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Experience with managing a diverse workforce;
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles and practices;
  • Knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary concerns and issues  Indigenous
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally, their cultures, histories and traditions;
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, and norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
  • Some knowledge of key issues impacting Indigenous women and girls in Canada and internationally;
  • Some understanding of social policy (including violence prevention and impacts, housing, etc.);
  • Knowledge of government systems and bureaucracy with regards to funding, politics, public policy and legislation; and,
  • Bilingualism is an asset.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Christèle Goupy
Human Resources
1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
[email protected]
(Email submissions preferred).

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.

Career Opportunity – Editor / Communication Specialist

Job Posting:  Editor / Communication Specialist
 
Reports to:           Director of Communication
Salary Range:      $40,000 to $45,000
Term:                      Permanent
Closing Date:       Open until filled
Location:               Ottawa

Summary

The Editor / Communication Specialist will bring expertise to the writing and editing of briefing notes, press releases, and other written materials. The Editor / Communication Specialist will also assist in the development and timely delivery of initiatives that support NWAC in its communications, public relations and messaging strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women in Canada and around the world.

General duties

The NWAC Editor / Communication Specialist will:

  • Evaluate the suitability of reports, briefing notes, press releases for publication, or electronic media and recommend or make changes in content, style and organization;
  • Read and edit copy to be published to detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar and syntax, and shorten or lengthen copy as space or time requires;
  • Confer with the Director of Communication regarding revisions to copy;
  • Plan and implement a layout or format of copy according to space or time allocations and significance of copy;
  • Review and edit documents, reports from the various NWAC units;
  • Assist in communication of strategies or messages from senior leadership;
  • Ability to assist to create media releases for NWAC when required;
  • Assisting in various digital marketing and communications initiatives;
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changes;
  • Other related duties as required from time to time.

 Studies and Experience Requirement

 BSc / BA in journalism, public relations, communications and English

  • 2-3 years of experience in professional business writing/ editing
  • Experience with NGOs, organizations, interest groups and government or government agencies or business/corporate entities.

Key Skills

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in both plain language and academic styles;
  • Excellent knowledge of WordPress;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Social Media principles for business;
  • Strong attention to detail, editing and proofreading capabilities;
  • Ability to work in a team and good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to take directions and work independently;
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions within the area, often on short notice;
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;
  • Excellent knowledge of technical documentation best practices;

Knowledge Requirements

  • Some knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally, their cultures, histories and traditions;
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary concerns and issues in the doing of Indigenous business in Canada;
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, and norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
  • Some knowledge of key issues impacting Indigenous women and girls in Canada and internationally;
  • Some understanding of social policy (including violence prevention and impacts, health, housing, etc.);
  • Bilingualism is an asset

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Christèle Goupy
Human Resources
1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
[email protected]
(Email submissions preferred).

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.

Career Opportunity – Junior Policy Advisor – Environment

Job Posting:  Junior Policy Advisor – Environment            

Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: $35,000
Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Ottawa

Summary

The Junior Policy Advisor – Environment is involved in all aspects of the development and implementation of Native Women’s Association of Canada’s strategies related to advocacy and policy from both a national and international perspective. This entry-level position will support developing and executing NWAC official positions in a number of policy areas pertaining to the environment. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that will make a difference in the lives of Indigenous women in Canada and around the world.

General duties

The NWAC Junior Policy Advisor – Environment will:

  • Actively maintain an Environment policy work plan incorporating relevant priorities as identified by Senior Management and based on NWAC Board identified priorities, and operational needs;
  • Assist in providing technical expertise in the areas of Environment Policy development to the President and the Executive Director;
  • Research policy issues and provide advice on international and domestic Environment policy issues impacting Indigenous women and girls.
  • Engage in background research, prepare documents and reports, and analyze data;
  • Communicate and collaborate with governmental and non-governmental organizations as necessary;
  • Maintain regular and ongoing communications with the other NWAC departments and the Executive Director;
  • Work with other NIO’s and NGO’s to address issues impacting Indigenous women and girls;
  • Assist in writing reports, factsheets, briefing notes, shadow reports, or other policy-type documents;
  • Assist in writing proposals; and,
  • Other related duties as required from time to time.

 

Studies

  • Undergraduate degree in environment.

Key Skills

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in both plain language and academic styles;
  • Ability to work in a Team and good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to carry out culturally-relevant gender-based analysis ( training will be provided);
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions within the area, often on short notice;
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively and under pressure;
  • Ability to conduct research in cooperation and consultation with the NWAC PTMAs and with diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to facilitate meetings;
  • Ability to supervise or carry out research, analyzes data, and advance effective advocacy and communication strategies under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Work/Volunteer Experience

  • Minimum 1 year relevant work or volunteer experience with NGOs, organizations, interest groups and government or government agencies or business/corporate entities.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of Environmental issues impacting Indigenous Peoples in Canada and Internationally;
  • Some knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally, their cultures, histories and traditions;
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary concerns and issues in the doing of Indigenous business in Canada;
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, and norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
  • Some knowledge of key issues impacting Indigenous women and girls in Canada and internationally;
  • Some understanding of social policy (including violence prevention and impacts, health, housing, etc.);
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Christèle Goupy
Human Resources
1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
[email protected]
(Email submissions preferred).

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.

 

Offre d’emploi : conseillère ou conseiller junior en politiques – environnement

Relevant de la : directrice générale
Échelle salariale : 35 000 $
Mandat : poste permanent
Date de clôture : poste ouvert jusqu’à ce qu’il soit pourvu
Lieu de travail : Ottawa

Résumé

La conseillère ou le conseiller junior en politiques – environnement participe à tous les aspects de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre des stratégies de l’Association des femmes autochtones du Canada relatives au plaidoyer et aux politiques, d’un point de vue international aussi bien que national. La ou le titulaire de ce poste de niveau débutant appuie l’élaboration et l’exécution de positions officielles de l’AFAC dans certains secteurs de politiques relatifs à l’environnement. C’est une excellente occasion de faire partie d’une équipe qui fera une différence dans la vie des femmes autochtones au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde.

Fonctions générales

La conseillère ou le conseiller junior en politiques – environnement :

  • maintient activement un plan de travail en matière de politiques environnementales intégrant les priorités pertinentes déterminées par la haute direction, qui est fondé sur les priorités définies par le conseil d’administration de l’AFAC et les besoins opérationnels;
  • contribue à l’offre d’expertise technique en matière d’élaboration de politiques environnementales à la présidente et à la directrice générale;
  • fait de la recherche sur des questions de politiques et donne des conseils sur des questions de politiques environnementale sur les plans national et international qui ont des répercussions sur les femmes et les filles autochtones;
  • fait de la recherche de base, prépare des documents et des rapports et analyse des données;
  • communique et collabore avec des organisations gouvernementales et non gouvernementales au besoin;
  • maintient des communications régulières et continues avec les autres services de l’AFAC et la directrice générale;
  • travaille avec d’autres organismes autochtones nationaux et d’autres organisations à but non lucratif à des questions qui ont des répercussions sur les femmes et les filles autochtones;
  • contribue à la rédaction de rapports, de fiches d’information, de notes d’information, de rapports parallèles ou autres documents de type énoncé de politiques;
  • contribue à la rédaction de propositions;
  • exécute d’autres tâches connexes de temps à autre, selon les besoins.

Études

  • Diplôme de premier cycle en environnement

Compétences clés

  • Solides compétences de communication écrite et verbale, en langage simple aussi bien que de style relevé;
  • Capacité à travailler en équipe et entregent
  • Capacité à réaliser des analyses comparatives entre les sexes culturellement pertinentes (formation offerte)
  • Capacité à appliquer un jugement sûr et à prendre des décisions dans le domaine, souvent à peu de préavis
  • Capacité à établir des priorités, à faire preuve de polyvalence et à organiser le travail efficacement sous pression
  • Capacité à effectuer de la recherche en collaboration et consultation avec les associations provinciales et territoriales membres (APTM) de l’AFAC et avec divers intervenants;
  • Capacité à animer des réunions
  • Capacité à superviser ou à faire de la recherche, analyser des données et faire avancer des plaidoyers et des stratégies de communication efficaces sous la supervision de la directrice générale

Expérience de travail/bénévolat

  • Minimum d’un (1) an d’expérience pertinente de travail ou de bénévolat avec des organisations non gouvernementales ou autres, des groupes d’intérêts et le gouvernement ou des organismes gouvernementaux ou des entreprises ou entités d’affaires

Connaissances requises

  • Connaissance et compréhension des questions environnementales qui ont des répercussions sur les peuples autochtones au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde
  • Certaines connaissance et compréhension des peuples autochtones au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde, de leurs cultures, leurs histoires et leurs traditions
  • Connaissance et compréhension des préoccupations et questions contemporaines en ce qui concerne faire des affaires pour les Autochtones au Canada
  • Connaissance et compréhension des questions autochtones et des normes pertinentes de promotion et de protection des droits des femmes autochtones
  • Une certaine connaissance des questions clés qui ont des répercussions sur les femmes et les filles autochtones au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde
  • Une certaine compréhension des politiques sociales (en matière de prévention de la violence, des répercussions de la violence, de la santé, du logement, etc.)
  • Bilinguisme un atout

Envoyez votre curriculum vitae et une lettre d’accompagnement, par courriel de préférence, à :

Christèle Goupy
Ressources humaines
1, rue Nicholas, 9e étage
Ottawa (Ontario) K1N 7B7
Courriel : [email protected]

La préférence sera accordée aux candidates et candidats autochtones.

Seules les personnes sélectionnées pour une entrevue seront contactées.

Les entrevues auront lieu à Ottawa ou par téléconférence.

Career Opportunity – Elder/ Senior Advisor

Job Posting: Elder/ Senior Advisor

Reports to: Executive Director
Salary Range: $50,000 to $60,000
Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Ottawa

Summary

The NWAC Elder/ Senior Advisor is involved in all aspects of the development and implementation of the Native Women’s Association of Canadas’ political, policy and program strategies, both at the national and international levels.

General duties

The NWAC Elder/Senior Policy Advisor will:
• Provide advice on issues of concern to Indigenous women and girls and gender diverse people including, housing, environment, human rights, identity/membership, health/healing;
• Provide guidance on cultural protocols;
• Work collaboratively with the NWAC in-house Elder;
• Speak on Indigenous womens’ issues in public, at conferences and meetings, or as required;
• Provide cultural and lived experience expertise and advice to the organization and board of directors, when required;
• Attend high-level meetings with Directors, the Executive Director or the President, as required;
• Provide advice and opinions on existing research, policy positions and international and domestic human rights issues;
• Review background research, and reports and provide advice on data analysis;
• Communicate and collaborate with governmental and non-governmental organizations as necessary;
• Maintain regular and ongoing communication with the Legal team. Programs team and Strategic Policy Team and the NWAC Directors, Executive Director and President;
• Work with other NIO’s and NGO’s to address issues impacting indigenous women and girls;
• Assist in the preparation of power points, reports, fact sheets, briefing notes, shadow reports, or other policy-type documents;
• Assist in the facilitation of focus groups or workshops;
• Assist in supporting families on an as-needed basis;
• Provide advise and suggestions on proposals; and
• Other related duties as required from time to time.

Studies and Work Experience Requirement

• University degree in the area of policy, law, social sciences or other related studies or equivalent lived experience working on Indigenous issues will be considered;

• Minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience working with band councils, NGOs, organizations, interest groups and government, agencies or business/corporate entities;

Key Skills
• Strong verbal communication skills;
• Good writing skills;
• Ability to work in a Team or independently and good interpersonal skills;
• Understanding of culturally-relevant gender-based analysis ( training will be provided);
• Ability to apply sound judgment and make decisions, often on short notice;
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize work effectively;
• Ability to work with NWAC PTMAs and with diverse stakeholders;
• Ability to chair or facilitate meetings;
• Ability to supervise or carry out research, analyzes data, and advance effective advocacy and communication strategies under the supervision of the Executive Director.

Knowledge Requirements

• Knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary concerns and issues Indigenous
• Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
• Some knowledge and understanding of traditions;
• Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous issues, and norms and standards relevant to promotion and protection of Indigenous women’s rights;
• Some knowledge of key issues impacting Indigenous women and girls in Canada and internationally;
• Some understanding of social policy (including violence prevention and impacts, housing, etc.);
• Bilingualism is considered an asset (Indigenous language and English)

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:
Christèle Goupy
Human Resources
1 Nicholas Street, 9th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
[email protected]
(Email submissions preferred).

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held in Ottawa or by teleconference.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: THE ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP NETWORK MENTORS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

THE ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP NETWORK MENTORS

 

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), through the Aboriginal Women’s Business Entrepreneurship Network (AWBEN) program invites interested and established women entrepreneurs to serve as a Mentor for Métis, Status and Non-Status women interested in starting their own business.  Mentors will be selected from 6 regions across Canada.

 

The objectives of AWBEN are to:

 

  • provide a safe, supportive, collaborative, empowering and culturally supportive environment that addresses the challenges of female Aboriginal entrepreneurs and those that aspire to become entrepreneurs
  • enhance, develop and accelerate growth for current and aspiring female entrepreneurs in a sustainable way through programs and resources
  • promote community leadership through volunteerism as a reflection of respect and reciprocity

 

SCOPE OF WORK

 

6 Mentors from different regions across Canada will offer guidance and support by sharing their experience and knowledge, act as a sounding board, help find appropriate resources, build confidence in women and help mentees focus on developing or growing their businesses.  Mentors will have the ability to encourage all members to participate actively in the group and the skills to facilitate balanced sharing between group members.

 

The successful Mentors will:

 

  1. Collaborate with NWAC to recruit 10 Métis, Status and Non-Status women interested in starting their own business.
  2. Plan, organize and facilitate 10 (2.5 hour) sharing circle mentoring engagements where businesses will explore and test a social innovation/enterprise component. Entrepreneurs will learn an efficient process for testing their ideas, reducing risk and confirming/ denying market viability.
  3. Identify 2 women to be considered as a participant in a 4 day Boot Camp and a 1 day AWBEN conference at the end of February 2016.
  4. Mentors will be required to participate and facilitate a workshop at a 4 day Boot Camp for 12 Aboriginal women at the end of February 2016.
  5. Mentors will be required to participate and facilitate a workshop at a 1 day AWBEN Conference following the 4 day Boot Camp with 80 Aboriginal women.
  6. Provide an up to date Criminal Record Check.

 

TIMEFRAME

 

This is a short term contract with the work will be completed from December 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

 

RENUMERATION

 

A preliminary budget for this project has been established.  The total contract award is $8000 inclusive of GST.

 

PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Mentor with the Aboriginal Women’s Business Entrepreneurship Network.  Proposals from applicants with Aboriginal ancestry are preferred however all applicants will be considered.  Your contact information will be kept on file for future mentorship opportunities.

 

The proposals should be submitted electronically to:

Jane Luhtasaari, Economic Development Officer

Identify the following in the Subject Line: AWBEN Mentorship Proposal + Name of proponent

[email protected]

613-656-3030

Proposals will be accepted until Friday November 27, 2015.

 

 

 

 

Please complete the following information and questions below:

Name:            

Title:

Company:

Email:

Telephone:

Website:

Identify Your Top 3 Areas of Expertise:

Cashflow and/or budgeting, Marketing and/or Promotion, Networking, Organization and Administrative Skills, Sales Strategies & Tactics, Strategic Planning for Business Growth, Understanding Legal Documents, Understanding Financial Documents, Understanding Regulations, Satisfaction and Work/Life Balance, Other – please describe.

 

QUESTIONS

 

  1. Please provide a description of your business. (150 words or less)
  2. Have you been a business mentor previously? If so, please briefly describe how you supported your mentee(s) and what are the outcomes of your mentorship?
  3. Briefly describe 2 areas where you can mentor a mentee.
  4. Do you have a network of existing and aspiring entrepreneurs who are Aboriginal women? If so, please briefly describe. (150 words or less)
  5. Briefly identify what kind of business workshops you have facilitated. (150 words)
  6. For Statistical reasons, please identify if you are Aboriginal or Non-Aboriginal
  7. Please use this space to provide any additional information you would like included to help guide the selection of Mentors.  (150 words or less)

 

Please attach copy of your current résumé or CV and Biography