Jordan’s Principle/Child First Initiative is a Program designed and developed to provide all First Nation’s youth and their families with services that support the optimum development of all children, regardless of their needs.  Resources and services offered through Jordan’s Principle Program must not only be culturally sensitive and relevant, but now will include a full range of opportunities to receive cultural and spiritual services.

Position Summary:   The Cultural Worker under the supervision of the Jordan’s Principle Co-ordinator will develop and deliver cultural programs and services that reflect the history, language and beliefs of Brokenhead Ojibway Nation.  In co-ordination with other cultural and food security programs currently being developed within the community, to ensure that all youth and their families have access to the cultural and spiritual services that support their well-being.  The identification and utilization of local teachers, helpers and Elders is critical in the delivery of this service.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • An individual of Anishinaabe ancestry from the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation with an excellent understanding, practice and sharing of Ojibway culture, traditions, ceremonies, history, principle and values;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, and personal commitment to the Anishinaabe way of life with ongoing involvement with traditions and family cultural needs;
  • Ability to work independently and with confidentiality;
  • Ability to work as a team member and take initiative with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local resources and ability to recruit and develop positive relationships with these resources;
  • Excellent time management, facilitation and organizational skills;
  • Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel as required;
  • Fluency in Ojibway language is an asset; and
  • Willing to submit to random drug and alcohol testing.



Brokenhead Ojibway Nations offers a competitive compensation package.  Preference will be given to qualified First Nation persons.  We thank all who apply and advise only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Application deadline: January 22, 2019

Submit resume & cover letter to:


Susan Fredborg                                                                                Fax to:  (204) 766-2021

Human Resources Manager

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation

Box 180                                                                                            Email:

Scanterbury, Manitoba  R0E 1W0                                             



The Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is committed to equity in employment.                          Date posted:  January 8, 2019