RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Housing Project Officer

  • Location: Truro, NS
  • Deadline: August 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm


P.O. Box 634. Truro, NS B2N 5E5
TEL: (902) 897-9199 FAX: (902) 843-4785
Toll Free: 1-800-693-3112

Housing Project Officer (Youth Internship)

Millbrook First Nation is seeking a Housing Project Officer reporting to the Housing Director.
The Housing Project Officer plays an important role in the overall delivery of Millbrook’s
Housing Program. This position is an internship, and therefore there will be extensive training
provided throughout the two-year term so that the successful candidate can build their skills to
become a fully qualified and effective members of the housing team. The Project Officer will
receive a certificate in project development & management upon completion of the position
term. Applicants must be under 30 years of age.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Actively works to connect with community members to distribute information and
receive feedback on Millbrook’s housing program.
– Responsible for the development and implementation of housing-related projects,
including the preparation and submission/ application of funding proposals and all
required reporting.
– Assisting with the oversight of daily housing operations, including budgets.
– Assists with the development of the yearly operational plan; helping to ensure they are
in line with the overall strategic goals of Millbrook First Nation and that the
implementation of the plan yields identified outcomes.
– Conducts research in support of the development of housing and housing related
– At the direction of the Housing Director, responsible for representing Millbrook First
Nation’s Housing Program during local, regional, and national housing forums.
– Actively works with internal and external partners to secure the resources needed to
advance Millbrook’s housing initiatives.
– Works closely with and manages external support resources to ensure their activities
are in line with defined agreements and in accordance with established timelines.
– Provide strategic advice to the Housing Director on issues affecting the community.
– Actively supports the preparation of quarterly, annual, and scheduled reports to the
community, the Council, and funding partners.
– Supports effective communication between Millbrook Housing, other of Millbrook’s
programs and services.
– Work with the Housing Director to supports the development, implementation, and
adherence to Millbrook’s Housing Policy and program.
– Responsible for ensuring that electronic and paper-based filing systems are up-to-date
and secured as per internal policies and operating standards.

– Successful completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree.
– Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing,
– Knowledge of business and management principles and practices.
– Knowledge of office administrative procedures. Proficient in relevant software
applications (Microsoft 365 Office Suite)
– General knowledge of Mi’kmaq culture and Millbrook First Nation
– Preference will be given to Millbrook Band Members of Mi’kmaq descent

Salary: $30,000.00 – 40,000.00 per year depending on qualifications

If you have any questions, please contact:
Carla Asprey
Native Employment Officer
Millbrook Administration Office
Phone: (902) 897-9199 ext. 122
Application deadline: Please submit your resume and cover letter to Carla
Asprey by September 6, 2021.