Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children."


To be a leader in Governance, Administration and Economic Development using the guiding principle of Chief Ahtahkakoop:

"Let us not think of Ourselves, but of Our Children's Children." (Chief Ahtahkakoop, 1876)

to Apr 27

Child Care Worker

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation is seeking an enthusiastic individual to assist the Daycare Coordinator in providing a safe, stimulating environment for young children at the Ahtahkakoop Daycare Centre.  The Childcare worker will function under the supervision of the Daycare Coordinator.

Position:       CHILDCARE WORKER
Salary:          Depending on qualifications and experience         

Qualifications Required:

-level 2 must possess a grade 12 standing or equivalent complimented by valid certification in Early Childhood Intervention Programs (ECIP).  He/she should also have at least three (3) years’ experience in childcare.  Alternately the individual designated as level one (1) should possess a grade 10 education complimented by at least three (3) years’ experience in childcare.

He/she should also be working towards valid certification in (ECIP).

The Childcare Worker will also be required to pass a police security check and Child abuse record check. 

The ability to speak/understand Cree is an asset.

Closing Date for applications:  April 27, 2018

To apply send a cover letter stating your interest in the position, your resume, and 3 professional references to:

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation #104
Human Resources Department
C/O: Sharon Ahenakew
Box 220
Shell Lake, SK. S0J 2G0
Fax# : (306) 468-2344

Please mark envelope (Personal & Confidential)We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Ahtahkakoop reserves the right to cancel employment competition. Posted April 13, 2018. Interviews to be held in: May of 2018 with a tentative start date of May, 2018.

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to Apr 4

BATC - Support Services Coordinator

(1) Full Time Term position

BATC is seeking a Support Services Coordinator who will be responsible for assisting clients or First Nations with wellness support and delivery. The position will be based at the Atoskewin Success Centre in North Battleford and report to Director of BATC Employment & Training. This program is a term salary position and will end March 31, 2019.

The Support Services Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery and implementation of the Wellness Programming curriculum to clients and 13 First Nations (as per Family Violence Prevention Project 18/19).

• Work with Partners to integrate curriculum into Case Management, Community Programming and workshops.
• Provide counselling services or referrals to communities and partners
• Assist with training initiatives
• Update and maintain client files and database and produce reports as needed.
• Assist with strategic goals to serve the respected community.

• Minimum Diploma Life Skills/Addictions Counselling/Wellness or Bachelors of Social Work
• Must have a combination of minimal of (5) years work related experience in client or group service delivery
• Excellent interpersonal skills & computer skills including spreadsheets
• Decision making skills
• Valid Drivers License
• Understanding and Speaking Cree Language and Culture an asset

Closing date: April 4, 2018 - Please quote Competition # 0118-09
Please submit resume, cover letter and CPIC to:

Human Resources
Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs
971-104th Street
North Battleford, Saskatchewan S9A 4B2

Email: human.resources@batc.ca
Phone: (306) 446-1400
Fax: (306) 446-1308

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to Mar 12

Housing/O&M Clerk

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide receptionist, secretarial and clerical services to the Housing and O & M Departments in accordance with generally accepted standards.

Position:        HOUSING AND O & M CLERK
Type:             FULL TIME POSITION 6-month probationary period
Salary:           Depending on qualifications and experience

SUMMARY: The Housing and O & M Clerk is responsible for coordinating the operational, clerical and secretarial functions required in the day-to-day operations of Ahtahkakoop’s Housing and CMHC’s programs and Public Works Department.

The Housing and O & M Clerk is also responsible for various administrative duties or functions relating to; accounts payable, acting as liaison with suppliers, preparing correspondence, etc.


For the purposes of determining an employees’ salary classification to the Ahtahkakoop salary grid, the individual designated as Level 2.0 must possess a Grade 12 education or equivalent complemented by a Business Certificate specializing in either one of: Accountancy, Administration, Computer Information Systems, Financial Services or Human Resource Management.

Alternatively, the individual designated as Level 1.0 should possess a Grade 12 education or equivalent complemented by a combination of; training and/or experience in the provision of management support services at the First Nations level. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:        March 12, 2018

Submit Resumes to:    
Ahtahkakoop First Nation #104
Attention: Human Resources
C/O Sharon Ahenakew
P.O. Box 220
Shell Lake, SK. S0J 2G0
Ph: (306) 468-2326 Fax: (306) 468-2344
OR Email: sharonahenakew@acn104.ca

Please mark envelope “Personal and Confidential” 

We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation reserves the right to cancel employment competition.

Posted February 27, 2018


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to Mar 7

Receptionist (Health Centre)

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Position:         RECEPTIONIST
            FULL TIME - 6 month probationary period.
Salary:           Depending on qualifications and experience.


  1. Knowledge of phone/computer system.
  2. Answers all incoming calls in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.
  3. Take telephone messages and direct inquiries for those staff that are unavailable.
  4. Responding to general inquires of membership within capability and directing those that require further clarification or which are program specific.
  5. Personnel File Management – time recording of staff, Annual Leave days, sick days etc.
  6. Receives, records and distributes all incoming mail, facsimiles and packages.
  7. Deal with the membership and staff in a cordial manner and respect the confidentiality of certain information and records in the office.
  8. From time to time, Overtime hours may be required to work ex. Fall Fest, Treaty days, evening meetings, dances etc.
  9. Others duties that may be required.


  • Secretarial diploma or certificate complimented by a minimum of two (2) years related work experience.
  • Strong professional development skills to promote teamwork, unity and harmony with staff and membership.
  • Above average computer skills and be experienced in maintaining office records
  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • A valid Driver License and a reliable vehicle
  • Information on programs and services offered by the Ahtahkakoop Health Centre
  • Understanding of the Oath of Confidentiality
  • The ability to speak/understand the Cree language is an asset.

Please provide 3 references with your application.

Interviews: March 9, 2018
Submit applications to:

Ahtahkakoop Health Centre
Attention: Leigh-Anne Isbister
P.O. Box 64
Mont Nebo, SK. S0J 1X0
Ph: (306) 468-2747 Fax: (306) 468-2967 or

Please mark envelope “Personal and Confidential”

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to Feb 28

Youth Worker (2) - 1 Male, 1 Female

The Ahtahkakoop Child & Family Services in partnership with the Ahtahkakoop Health Centre is seeking 2 Youth Workers, under the supervision of the ACFS Prevention Worker. The Youth Workers will provide a holisitic approach to the wellness of the youth of the community based on culture and tradition, with the guidance and involvement of Elders. Must be willing to work after hours and weekends. The successful candidates will be required to work as team members of a multidisciplinary team assigned to the implementation of an integrated approach in supporting youth with community based programs.


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Will be required to provide a criminal record check and sign an Oath of Confidentiality.
  • Must submit to a Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Must provide a valid driver's license and acceptable Driver's Abstract.
  • Knowledge of the Cree culture and language would be an asset.
  • Be excellent role-model that lives a health lifestyle (drug and alcohol free).

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to supervise and work with youth in the community.
  • Must have ability to work in conjunction with the community programs and services.
  • Will be required to make referrals.
  • Ability to develop activities and programs for the youth.
  • Will be required to develop and implement a program based on youth needs.
  • Must possess the ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to develop age appropriate activities for Youth in the community that will promote health and wellness.
  • Willing to work flexible hours.
  • Various other duties as assigned.

Starting wage: $15.00 per hour plus benefits

Please submit a copy of the following:

Resume, Driver's License, CPIC, Child Abuse Check and 3 Referrences to:

Lisa Ahenakew
Ahtahkakoop Child & Family Services Inc.
PO Box 10
Mont Nebo, Saskatchewan  S0J 1X0
Phone: (306) 468 2520
Fax: (306) 468 2524

Deadline Date: Extended to February 28, 2018
Interviews: March 2, 2018
Start Date: March 5, 2018

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to Feb 16

Nursing Clerk

The Ahtahkakoop Health Centre is currently seeking a Full-Time position for Nursing Clerk. Full-time based on funding - 3 month probation period.

Works under the Supervision of the Nurse Manager.


  • Information and File Management through maintaining proper alphabetical/numerical system for all correspondence/files received.
  • Data Entry/incoming-outgoing mail/faxes, ect.
  • Office Equipment/Supplies ordering, purchasing and monitoring.
  • Assisting with the preparation of meetings, workshops, seminars, and employee in-services: minute taking for meetings, etc.
  • Doctor days- assisting the Nurse


  • Valid CLASS 5 driver’s license and approval for Ahtahkakoop Band Vehicles
  • Minimum of two (2) years current experience required in administration/secretarial duties.
  • Appropriate combination of education and work experience will be considered.
  • Excellent computer skills including ability to utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint), Email, and Internet.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate documentation and records: ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines:
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with situations with discretion and confidentiality.
  • An understanding and knowledge of First Nations culture, traditions, and history and the ability to speak Cree is considered a valuable asset.

Salary Dependent on training and experience.

Deadline date:  February 16, 2018.
Interviews:        February 20, 2018
Start date:        March 5, 2018

Resumes can be dropped off at Ahtahkakoop Health Centre, with Leigh-Anne Isbister or emailed to leighanneisbister@acn104.ca  Please mark envelope “Personal and Confidential”

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BATC - 2 Shuttle Drivers (Casual) - Ahtahkakoop
to Feb 5

BATC - 2 Shuttle Drivers (Casual) - Ahtahkakoop

The Employment & Training Shuttle Driver will be responsible for the coordinating and implementation of the Shuttle Program. This position will be delivered locally at the Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation and clients transported to nearby employment or training facilities. This will be a casual position to June 30, 2018.

Job Duties:
• The Shuttle Driver shall maintain communication with BATC designate: Client Support Coordinator, Personal Development Coach or Placement, to ensure assessed clients are being transported to and from employment or training locations (as per scheduled list)
• Assist with coordinating a schedule for pickup of clients. Use appropriate Attendance Form to track clients utilizing service.
• Ensure Employment & Training Shuttle rules are clearly visible and a copy is distributed to new clients. Provide followup with rules to Band designate.
• Schedule regular maintenance of van, as per maintenance log.
• Provide time sheets, incident reports, and other information to the continual and improvement delivery of the program to BATC designate.
• Must maintain good business communication with clients, employers, and staff.

• Must have a combination of minimal of (2) years work related experience.
• Must have a valid drivers license, drivers abstract
• First Aid/CPR
• Grade 10 or equivalent
• Speak Cree would be an asset
• Must have good communication skills and patience

Closing date: February 5, 2018 - Please quote Competition # 0118-03

Please submit resume, cover letter and CPIC to:
Human Resources Phone: 306-446-1400
Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs Fax: 306-446-1308
971-104th Street Email: humanresources@batc.ca

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to Feb 16

Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program

The Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program (APTP) offers Canadian Aboriginal people from the ages of 19-29, the opportunity to get an inside look at the life of a police officer. This summer program provides the selected candidates with hands-on experience in the RCMP’s training program.

Those accepted into the program attend a three-week training program at the RCMP Training Academy (Depot) in Regina, from May 13 to June 2, 2018. The training focuses on teaching collaborative problem-solving skills, law enforcement, public speaking, cultural diversity and facilitating Safe Community Workshops in communities. There are also elements of physical fitness and drill which promote team work and provide students with long-term strategies to meet personal fitness goals.

The RCMP will provide transportation, meals, accommodation, uniform, and 3 weeks of training wages.

Basic requirements to apply:

•  Be between 19-29 years of age
•  Be of First Nation, Métis or Inuit descent
•  Be a Canadian citizen
•  Be of good character
•  Be able to pass an enhanced reliability security check
•  Be in good physical condition
•  Possess a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent
•  Possess valid Canadian driver’s license

For more information contact:

Sgt. Barry Ledoux

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to Feb 16

6 Guards/Matrons (RCMP/Commissionaires)

The Ahtahkakoop RCMP are looking to hire 6 qualified Guards/Matrons through the Core Commissionaires. The RCMP conducts the employment hiring and security screening in this process.

Job Profile

Monitor all prisoners to ensure their security and well-being. Observe and physically check prisoners frequently. Organize meals, record activity and maintain a prisoner activity logbook. Ensure all personal effects that are removed from prisoners are properly secured. Perform other duties particular to that detachment as outlined by the Detachment Commander.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrate ability to read and write in English. Meet visual standards for the RCMP. Meet auditory standards of the RCMP (hearing aids are not permitted). Able to use both hands. Occasionally required to manipulate/lift 20 kg. Be able to bend at the waist and possess a valid first aid and CPR certificate.

Qualified Applicants Must:

  • Be reliable, mature, professional, and flexible.
  • Adhere to all RCMP cellblock policy, procedures, and direction.
  • Complete and pass the RCMP security clearance process.
  • Acquire First Aid/CPR training prior to hiring.
  • Willing and able to be called out to work at any time and to work day and night shifts as required.
  • Job pays $18.00 per hour through the Core Commissionaire's.

If you can meet the above noted criteria and are interested, please contact Sgt. Kent Ashworth at (306) 747-2606 for more information.

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to Dec 1

1 Full-Time Associate Teacher

Term Position: Ends June 30, 2018

Purpose: The Associate Teacher will provide assistance to Teachers in the regular day-to-day classroom instruction.

Qualification: For the purposes of determining an employee's salary classification to the Ahtahkakoop salary grid in place, the individual designated as Level 1 must possess a Grade 12 or equivalent. Level 2 must possess a certificate from an accredited post-secondary institution specializing in Early Childhood Education or Educational Assistant. Level 3 must possess a diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution specializing in Early Childhood Education or Educational Assistant. The ability to speak/understand the Cree language is an asset.

Application Deadline:  December 1, 2017

Submit applications to:

Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation #104
Attention: Human Resources
C/O Sharon Ahenakew
PO Box 220
Shell Lake, Saskatchewan  S0J 2G0
Phone: (306) 468-2326  Fax: (306) 468-2344
Please mark envelope "Personal and Confidential" 
or email: sharonahenakew@acn104.ca

*Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation wished to thank all applicants, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
**Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation reserves the right to cancel employment competition.

Posted November 20, 2017

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