• Location: Potlotek, NS
  • Deadline: October 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Matrimonial Real Property Project Coordinator

Position: MRP Project Coordinator

Supervisor: Band Manager

Location: Potlotek First Nation

Employment Term: Part time/flexible hours

Application Deadline: October 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm (noon)

Matrimonial Real Property Project:
The project is to draft a Matrimonial Real Property law for the Potlotek First Nation. A MRP
law relates to the division or transfer of real property (family homes) upon separation or
death. The law will be drafted by a committee of stakeholders and community

It is essential that the new law is reflective of the community needs, values and interests.
Therefore, Potlotek community members will have direct input into the law through a
number of community engagement sessions and strategies.
The MRP Project will be managed by the UNSM Governance Manager who is responsible to
the Potlotek First Nation.

● Assist the UNSM Governance Manager prepare for and administer drafting meetings and
community engagement sessions.
o Activities include but are not limited to:
▪ Venue selection
▪ Organizing catering for the group
▪ Preparation of information/materials
▪ Reporting both verbally and in writing to all stakeholders
12004 HIGHWAY 4, CHAPEL ISLAND, NS, B0E3B0 TEL: 902.535.3317 FAX 902.535.3004
● Promotional strategy development and execution
o Activities include but are not limited to:
▪ Social media, video, email, phone, print material, newsletters, handouts,
posters and other communication methods
Please note that the duties outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and other duties
may be required.

● Ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends on occasion).
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
● Proficient with Email, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
● Strong communication skills including ability to present complex information.
● Knowledge of Indigenous and/or Mi’kmaw communities/organizations an asset.
● Ability to speak and/or understand the Mi’kmaw language is an asset.
● Travel and access to a reliable vehicle an asset.

How to Apply:

Kindly submit a cover letter, resume, three references and your qualifications to:
Rachel Paul-Coles
Applications will be reviewed by the hiring committee. Only those qualified applicants chosen for
an interview will be contacted. All qualifications being equal, preference will be given to Potlotek
Band members.