CONTRACT TITLE: Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Worker
LOCATION: One worker in northeast BC and one in the northwest.
START DATE: As soon as possible
DUTIES
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer on a two-month term contract, you will support
individuals and First Nations by developing and applying outreach and research strategies to
accommodate underrepresented populations working on Liquified Natural Gas projects. You
will primarily focus on promoting Indigenous women in the work force but may involve persons
experiencing challenges based on gender, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and
education.
Leading a team of other outreach workers, you will also liaise with First Nations impacted by
LNG projects to create an outreach plan addressing issues such as environment, employment
and training and procurement in order to develop relationships and identify challenges and
opportunities for maximum benefits to the communities.
PURPOSE OF ENGAGEMENT
The First Nations LNG Alliance is a self-established collective of First Nations who are actively
engaged in, and have a deep understanding of, the LNG sector in British Columbia. The primary
focus of the Alliance is to facilitate a balance between protecting the environment and
increasing sustainable LNG sector economic opportunities for First Nation communities and the
regions in which they are situated. The Alliance provides a proactive, informed First Nations’
perspective to members, governments, industry, the international community, and the public
regarding growth of the LNG industry and realization of economic and investment opportunities
for First Nations peoples. Engagement and outreach with First Nations impacted by LNG
projects is intended to identify challenges and opportunities for maximizing benefits to the
communities and their members, including members who may be in underrepresented
population groups.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience working with government, industry and Indigenous communities
  • Knowledge of the diversity of the various nations and excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to draft reports, media
    releases, presentations, and other related documents
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • In accordance with s.42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified Indigenous applicants

WAGE RANGE: This is a two-month independent contract

APPLICATION DEADLINE for both vacancies: January 29, 2021

Please submit a cover letter and current resume to:
Karen Ogen-Toews
Chief Executive Officer
ceo@fnlngalliance.com

ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WHO ARE SHORTLISTED FOR INTERVIEW WILL BE NOTIFIED