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Advisor Community Development Intern

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Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:59pm

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Manager, Community Economic Development – Kitikmeot, the Intern Advisor, Commnuity Development will learn how to provide support and guidance to ensure that communties have the necessary resources to prepare and implement community-based plans leading to economic viability and local control of the sustainable development process.

The Intern Advisor, Community Development analyzes community-based plans to identify and implement community priorities; build and maintain working, partnering and communications relationships with government, corwn corporations, community governments and employees and industry to support effective and efficient program; provide information and support; and

assist Community Development Committees (CDC) and Community Economic Development Officers (CEDO) to identify specific sector strategies and the terms of referecnce for initiatives.

The Intern will work closely with the designated trainer, Advisor, Community Development (Kitikmeot) in developing and implementing a learning and development plan that will allow the success of the internship. The learning and development plan will be updated at least onece every four months with a performance evaluation occuring every six months, to ensure satisfactory progress in knowledge, skill and ability acquisition. Additionally, the intern and designated trainer will maintain a shared, reflective journal on a monthly accomplishement.

Based on the above requirements, the intern is expected to have a High School Diploma and Two (2) years of Economic Development or related experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Term until August 15, 2023. Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered a transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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