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POSITION:                          LANGUAGE KEEPER – TERM to March 31, 2023 (potential for continuation based on funding)
CLOSING DATE:                January 31, 2023 at 4 PM

Reporting to the Policy Researcher, the Language Keeper will work as part of the Child Welfare Reform Team to assist in the process of ensuring language is included in the development of the Child Welfare Reform mandate, laws, and policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all laws and policies created with regards to Child Welfare reform is translated in Ojibway and Dakota Language
  • Ensure language is reflected in the development, planning and implementation of Child Welfare reform with in Long Plain First Nation
  • Participate in community engagement sessions
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team with a strong focus on families
  • Connect First Nations children, youth, and families with the lands, languages, cultural practices, customs, traditions, ceremonies, and knowledge of their community


  • Fluently speak Ojibway language and/or Dakota
  • Demonstrated significant wisdom and knowledge in areas of Ojibway and/or Dakota language, culture, traditions, and practices
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Willing to engage in positive working relationships with community partnerships
  • Considerable experience working in First Nation(s)
  • Experience with child and family services an asset
  • Working knowledge of computer programs an asset

Conditions of Employment

  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, resume with two references to:
Rosalind Merrick, Tribal Administrator
Cell: 1.204.870.2422  Email: [email protected]


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