Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Grad Mentor

August 24, 2022

Community Posting

Nibwakawigamig – Kinistin Education Centre

Box 2590

Tisdale, Sask. S0E 1T0

Phone: 306-878-8180

Fax: 306-873-2887

Principal: Mr. Cyrus Smokeyday


Job Title: Grad Mentor
Position: August 22, 2022- June 30, 2023
Location: Kinistin First Nation
Term: Full Time
Compensation: Will vary based on Education and

The successful applicant will work closely with school administration and support staff at TMSS and KEC, to support student achievement guided by the partnership goals between Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, North East School Division and Saskatoon Tribal Council:
• Creating a safe, engaging environment that is reflective of student culture and interests.
• Creating connections and a sense of belonging amounts students.
• Creating opportunity for students to build their identity.
• Caring for and believing in students and their culture, ensuring each student has one significant adult at school.

• To help students reach their goals
• To provide guidance and help increase the mentee’s exposure to new experiences
• To provide learning opportunities
• To provide a safe environment in which the mentee can make mistakes without losing credibility
• To enhance the mentee’s self-esteem through supportive, non-judgmental discussions

• Possess a bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work or Psychology from a recognized post-secondary institution
• Experience working with aboriginal children and youth
• Experience working with at-risk youth and their families
• Strong organizational skills
• Be willing to work a flexible schedule
• Have a valid driver’s license with access to a motor vehicle

The candidate must be punctual, well spoken, efficient, discreet and pleasant on the telephone and in person. Must be computer literate and must be a problem-solver, ready to find effective solutions. To be able to “go with the flow” on some days is a must! Must have the ability to understand respect and want to learn the beliefs, culture and traditions of the Nakawe Nation. Provide a valid Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.

Competitive and commensurate with education and experience
The Kinistin First Nation invites all interested and qualified Applicants to submit a cover letter and resume identifying qualifications/requirements.
Attention: Cyrus Smokeyday
Education Director/Principal

Box 2590
Tisdale, Sk.
S0E 1T0
Fax to (306)873-2887 or email to

We thank all those who apply, however, only those who meet the requirements will be contacted for an
interview. Closed when filled.

Please submit resume and cover letter and references to:
ATTENTION: Human Resources
Box 2590
Tisdale, SK
S0E 1T0

CLOSING DATE FOR RESUMES: Open until position is filled.


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Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites – open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites – open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities – open for application by the general public

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