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Summary of Position
The community partner for this Summer Student Intern position through the Clean Leadership program will be will be Pictou Landing First Nation reporting to the Director of Economic & Community Development and/or Employment Training Officer. In this position, you will be mainly responsible for assisting the Project Coordinator with the delivery of the PLFN Summer Recycling Program 2020. The successful candidate needs to have good communication & facilitation skills, motivated and passionate about our community’s environment.

Community Partner
Pictou Landing First Nation is a small, Mi’kmaq community located along the Northumberland Strait about 20 minutes outside the Town of Trenton in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Fishing is the main industry and also has an elementary school, church, gas bar, Health Center and the Band Administration Office which administers core programs and services in Health, Education, Capital, Infrastructure, Housing, Economic Development and Employment/Training. Pictou Landing First Nation has an on-reserve population of over 500 members with Youth making up over 40%.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Project Assistant will assist the Project Coordinator in delivering the PLFN Summer Recycling Program 2018 for the residents of Pictou Landing First Nation. He/She will work with other Student Interns in providing information sessions, workshops, & activities that encourages all residents to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle household waste. Repurposing projects will also be a key focus in providing materials for future products.

These are the qualifications that are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.
 Must be a Canadian citizen or legally entitled to work in Canada;
 Must be a registered Pictou Landing Band Member;
 Must be between the ages of 15 and 30;
 Must be a full-time post-secondary student and intending to return to school in fall 2020;
 Have an aptitude for safe work practices and the ability to multi-task in a busy work environment;
 Be able to work productively as part of a team while responding to feedback;
 Knowledge of computer systems and their applications;
 Must be reliable, punctual, motivated, friendly, and outgoing;
 Demonstrates interest in future employment in the environmental or ‘green’ sector is considered an asset;

Working Conditions
This job requires you to work both indoors & outdoors.

Physical Requirements
You must be physically capable of lifting & carrying objects up to 40 pounds.

All applications will be equally considered; in support of our Indigenous Leadership stream, in some cases, preference will be given to students who self-identify as Indigenous. 

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