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Why work with us?

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) is a progressive financially secure Tribal Council.  As witnessed by its success since its creation in 1986, The CMM is well known throughout Canada as a professional organization that is committed to providing a pleasant and healthy working environment for all its employees.

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq has recently completed its five-year strategic plan.  In accordance with the strategic plan, new positions, projects, and departments will be emerging at the CMM in an ongoing capacity. If you have any questions, please contact us.

As positions become available they are posted on this page.
Please visit often so you won’t miss out!

Our Opportunities

Renewable Energy Project Assistant
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Open until filled
Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator (Water Sector)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq - Department of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management
Open until filled
Communications Officer
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Communications Officer(s)
Department of Finance & Administration
Community Planner
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Open until filled
Diabetes Community Consultant (Two-year term)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Exhibit Developer/Researcher
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Field Technician
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Field Technician (River Monitoring)
Department of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management
Open until filled
Housing Capacity Officer
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Open until filled
Human Resources Generalist
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Indigenous Community Liaison
The Department of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management
Open until filled
Exhibits Resource Manager
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Procurement Liaison
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Tripartite Liaison Officer
The Department of Governance
Open until filled

Member Communities

Accounts Payable Clerk
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 7, 2024
Accounts Payable Clerk
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 7, 2024
Band Designate
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: February 8, 2024
Case Manager
Pictou Landing First Nation
Certified Daycare Worker
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Open until filled
Chief Executive Officer
Paqtnkek Mi'kmaq Nation
Open until filled
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation
Deadline: February 23, 2024
Community Consultation Coordinator (2 positions)
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Open until filled
Educational Assistant (Aboriginal HeadStart Program)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: January 19, 2024
Environmental Field Technicians (2 positions)
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Open until filled
Executive Assistant
Pictou Landing First Nation
Family Well-Being Nikmaq Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: February 8, 2024
Family Well-Being Wutanm Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: February 8, 2024
Gaming Site Manager (Hammonds Plains)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: February 8, 2024
Grade Primary Teacher Assistant
Pictou Landing First Nation School
Head Cook (Full-time)
L'nu Sipuk Kina'Muokuom School (Sipekne'katik)
Deadline: January 25, 2024
Home Social Worker
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Housing Internship Initiative (Intermediate)
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Human Resource Manager
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: December 21, 2023
Internal Communications Manager
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Lunch Monitor
L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom (LSK) School (Sipekne’katik)
Manager of Business Operations – Your Winner’s World
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Mental Wellness Prevention Worker
Pictou Landing First Nations
Open until filled
Middle School Teacher
L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom School (Sipekne’katik First Nation)
Mi’kmaq Online Language Teacher
Glooscap First Nation
Deadline: February 7, 2024
Mi’kmaq Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: December 1, 2023
School Principal
L’nu Sipuk Kina’Muokuom (LSK)
Senior Natural Resources & Environment Officer
Glooscap First Nation
Deadline: February 28, 2024
Shop Teacher
L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom (Sipekne'katik)
Deadline: December 7, 2023
Sipekne’katik Wutanm Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: December 1, 2023
Student Support Worker
Pictou Landing First Nation
Student Support Workers (2)
Pictou Landing First Nation
Suboxone Coordinator (Opioid Treatment and Recovery Program)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: January 19, 2024
Treaty Fisheries Manager (Rights-Based)
Sipekne’katik First Nation

Partner Organization Opportunities

Two Indigenous Graduate Students for the (RGD) Initiative grant funded project titled “Jiksitatulti’kw: listening to each other”
Community Engaged CoLab
The Community-Engaged CoLab is seeking to recruit two Indigenous graduate students for the Master of Environmental Studies, Master of Resource and Environmental management, or Master of Marine Management programs at Dalhousie University. The students will work on SSHRC Race, Gender, Diversity (RGD) Initiative grant funded project titled “Jiksitatulti’kw: listening to each other” which aims to generate knowledge and identify what makes a project Mi’kmaw-led. This will inform future research initiatives affecting Mi’kmaw communities in Mi’kma’ki. This project is led by Unama’ki Institute for Natural Resources (UINR) www.uinr.ca and has been developed collaboratively by UINR and Dalhousie University. The expected start date for the student to begin their program is 1st September, 2024.
Capacity Development Team Advisors (4 positions)
The CMM & Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Communications & Events Coordinator
Indigenous Women of the Wabanaki Territories
Open until filled
Indigenous Research Assistant
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC)
Indigenous Training Professionals and Developers
The Indigenous Training and Skills Development Hub
Part-Time Instructors
Cape Breton University
(Community Studies, Communication, English, Mi’kmaq Studies, Philosophy, Management/Business)
Partnering, Engagement and Communications Officer (IV)
Parks Canada (Mainland Nova Scotia Field Unit)
Project Manager
2 Billion Trees Program
Regional Climate Leadership Coordinator
Atlantic Policy Congress
Strategic Advocate on Contract
Indigenous Women of the Wabanaki Territories
Open until filled

Scholarships & Awards

If you have a Program, Opportunity, scholarship, or Awards that you would like to share with The CMM and its member communities, please contact HR@cmmns.com

NSCC Donald R. Sobey Bursary Program awards renewable bursaries valued at $2,500 to students entering NSCC on a full-time basis.

NSCC Work at Sea Opportunities

$2.5 million in bursaries available to women and Indigenous peoples to pursue marine education. You could have 90% of your course cost covered with these flexible opportunities! Click HERE for more information!