Permanent Full-Time Senior FNLC Policy Analyst, First Nations Child and Family Well-Being

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS, VANCOUVER

Permanent Full-Time Senior FNLC Policy Analyst, First Nations Child and Family Well-Being

The First Nations Leadership Council (a collaborative working partnership between the political executives of the BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs) is seeking a permanent, full-time Senior Policy Analyst, First Nations Child and Family Well-Being. The Senior Policy Analyst’s work will be based on the mandates provided to the First Nations Leadership Council through resolution from the Chiefs. In facilitation of this, the Senior Policy Analyst will be situated within the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and report directly to the UBCIC Policy Director. The position will be based in the UBCIC’s Vancouver office, and remote options are available.

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Full-Time Administrative Assistant – Policy Department

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS
Full-Time Administrative Assistant – Policy Department
Vancouver Office with Remote Work Options Possible

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a permanent, full-time Administrative Assistant to support the work of UBCIC and to assist the Policy Director and Policy Team in carrying out UBCIC’s mandate as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. Reporting directly to the Policy Director, the Administrative Assistant will hold an important role in the UBCIC Policy Department and provide an array of administration and communications, including filing and managing incoming communications, coordinating meetings and schedules, liaising with external agencies and stakeholders on behalf of Policy Director and Executive, and providing logistical and communications support to the Policy Team as needed. By joining UBCIC you will become part of a leading, member-driven Indigenous political advocacy organization and have excellent opportunities for practical, on-the-job learning and administrative engagement with a wide network of Indigenous Nations, organizations, and other partners. The Administrative Assistant will be based in the Vancouver office, but applicants wishing to work remotely are encouraged to apply as well and should include details in the cover letter.

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Permanent, Full-Time Records and Information Management Assistant

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS 
VANCOUVER OFFICE  
Permanent, Full-Time Records and Information Management Assistant 

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a Records and Information Management Assistant to support the work of our organization and assist in carrying out the mandates as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. Reporting to the Librarian and Archivist, the successful candidate will support staff in implementing and maintaining a UBCIC records management program. Under the direct supervision of UBCIC’s Librarian/Archivist and Archivist, the assistant will update and maintain file inventories, update and maintain the file plan, implement policies and procedures, liaise across departments to support transfer and final disposition of records, and other records related projects as required. 

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Legal Research Assistants- Contract, Part-Time

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS
VANCOUVER OFFICE WITH REMOTE OPTION
Legal Research Assistants- Contract, Part-Time

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking up to six Legal Research Assistants, ideally two students from each law program in BC, to work on a part-time contract basis concluding by March 31, 2022, to support our organization’s work in developing and implementing the Making Our Voices Heard project. Making Our Voices Heard is an exciting project launched by UBCIC and Indigenous lawyers in response to a report issued by the BC Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) which showed that Indigenous peoples are not using the services of the BCHRT and not filing claims at the same rate as other British Columbians.

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Part-time Digital Campaigner- Contract Position

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS 
Part-time Digital Campaigner- Contract Position, 20 Hours a Week 
(Remote only) 

UBCIC is seeking an experienced digital campaigner contractor to manage our Coast Protectors campaign for climate justice to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX). The successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the campaign, with high level oversight and input from UBCIC. Coast Protectors is hosted by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC). Envisioned by UBCIC President Grand Chief Stewart Phillip in 2015, Coast Protectors is committed to supporting and amplifying frontline resistance to fossil fuel pipelines including but not limited to TMX, as well as organizing and mobilizing to push banks, insurance companies, and investors to stop financing fossil fuels and deforestation and respect human rights and Indigenous Title and Rights.

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Full-Time Policy Analyst Fall 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY – UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS
VANCOUVER OFFICE WITH REMOTE OPTION
Permanent, Full-Time Policy Analyst

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a permanent, full-time Policy Analyst to support the work of our organization and assist in carrying out the mandate as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. Reporting to the Policy Director, the successful candidate will work on a variety of files, conduct policy research, and develop written documents. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience working to advance Indigenous Title and Rights and working with First Nations communities, and providing technical support to political leadership, as well as contributing to and carrying out operations for a busy organization. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a leading, member-driven Indigenous political advocacy organization. The position is based in the Vancouver office; applicants wishing to work remotely in BC are encouraged to apply as well and should include details in the cover letter.

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Full-Time Specific Claims Research Assistant 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Union of BC Indian Chiefs
VANCOUVER with Remote Work Options Possible
Full-Time Specific Claims Research Assistant

The UBCIC Research Department has an opening for a permanent, full-time Specific Claims Research Assistant. Reporting to the Research Director, the Research Assistant will focus on the advancement of specific claims and UBCIC Research initiatives involving education, support, advocacy and outreach to the BC First Nations research community.

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Full-Time Specific Claims Researcher 2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Union of BC Indian Chiefs, VANCOUVER
VANCOUVER with Remote Work Options possible
Full-Time Specific Claims Researcher

The UBCIC Research Department has an opening for a full-time, permanent specific claims researcher. This is a fantastic opportunity for an historian to apply their unique skills and contribute to seeking justice for First Nations. Reporting directly to the Senior Researcher and Research Director this position will focus on advancing specific claims and supporting UBCIC Research educational initiatives to the BC First Nations research community.

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