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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

Aquatics and Fisheries Summer Intern (X2)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Clean Leadership Summer Intern (Multiple Positions)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
15-week internships
Water Sector Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Community Planner
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Open until filled
Diabetes Dietitian (Two-Year Term)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Employee Relations Coordinator
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Environmental Technician
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
GIS Technician
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Housing Capacity Officer
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
IRS Legacy Coordinator (Mi’kmawey Debert)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Lead Educator (Mi’kmawey Debert)
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Legal Administrator
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Exhibits Resource Manager
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Outreach and Engagement Intern
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Procurement Liaison
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Project Lead (Department of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Treaty Rights Protected (TRP) Stewardship Keeper
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled

Member Communities

Administrative Assistant to Chief and Council
Millbook First Nation
Deadline: May 20, 2024
Assistant Gaming Site Manager (Hammonds Plains)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: May 23, 2024
Case Manager
Pictou Landing First Nation
Cashier (2 Positions)
Medway Entertainment (Wasoqopa'q First Nation)
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Cashier (Medway Entertainment)
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Chief Executive Officer
Paqtnkek Mi'kmaq Nation
Open until filled
Chief Executive Officer
Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation
Open until filled
Community Economic Development Officer
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: May 19, 2024
Community Health Nurse
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: May 5, 2024
Consultation Communications Officer
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: June 6, 2024
Cook
Gold Bean Café (Wasoqopa'q First Nation - Gold River)
Open until filled
Cook (Golden Bean Café)
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Open until filled
Education and Employment Coordinator
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: May 30, 2024
Emergency Management/OH&S Coordinator (1-year term)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: April 25, 2024
Executive Assistant
Pictou Landing First Nation
Family Well-Being Wutanm Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: February 8, 2024
Finance Clerk
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Fitness Support Worker (4 Positions)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Gaming Customer Service Attendant
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: May 23, 2024
Gaming Customer Service Attendant (CSA)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Open until filled
General Manager
Tidal Bore Rafting Resort (Sipekne'katik First Nation)
Deadline: June 20, 2024
Grade Primary Teacher Assistant
Pictou Landing First Nation School
Head Cashier
Your Winner's World (Wasoqopa'a First Nation)
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Human Resources Coordinator
Millbrook First Nation
Deadline: May 31, 2024
Janitor (Hammonds Plains Gaming Centre)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Mental Wellness Prevention Worker
Pictou Landing First Nations
Open until filled
Post Majority Care Case Manager
Pictou Landing First Nation
Open until filled
Prep-Cook/Dishwasher
Gold Bean Café (Wasoqopa'q First Nation - Gold River)
Open until filled
Prep-Cook/Dishwasher (Golden Bean Café)
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Open until filled
Receptionist (Term/Casual Position)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 24, 2024
Recreation Youth Support Worker
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Student Support Worker
Pictou Landing First Nation
Student Support Workers (2)
Pictou Landing First Nation
Wellness Coordinator
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: April 19, 2024
Youth Program Manager (Parental Leave)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: April 25, 2024
Youth Program Manager (Parental Leave)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: April 25, 2024

Partner Organization Opportunities

Associate Executive Director
National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA)
Open until filled
Capacity Development Team Advisors (4 positions)
The CMM & Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Chief Executive Officer
The Assembly of First Nations
Open until filled
Co-Director and Ecosystems Program Manager
Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
Deadline: May 16, 2024
Open until filled
Coastal Restoration Technician
TransCoastal Adaptations
Deadline: April 8, 2024
Director, L’nu Nursing
Tajikeimɨk Mi'kmaw Health and Wellness
Deadline: April 12, 2024
Indigenous Summer Intern (Eelgrass Restoration Initiative)
Dalhousie University
Deadline: April 30, 2024
Election Communications Officer
Elections Nova Scotia
Deadline: April 15, 2024
Housing Internship for Indigenous Youth
The Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Deadline: June 21, 2024
Indigenous Employment Ambassador
Clearwater Seafoods
Deadline: June 28, 2024
Indigenous Forestry Liaison
The Canadian Forest Service's Northern Forestry Centre (Natural Resources Canada)
Deadline: May 3, 2024
Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) Coordinator
Atlantic Policy Congress of the First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Deadline: May 15, 2024
Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) Coordinator
Atlantic Policy Congress of the First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Deadline: May 15, 2024
Indigenous Knowledge System (IKS) Coordinator
Atlantic Policy Congress of the First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
Deadline: May 15, 2024
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)
Regional Climate Leadership Coordinator
Atlantic Policy Congress
Strategic Advocate on Contract
Indigenous Women of the Wabanaki Territories
Open until filled

Student Opportunities

Mi’kmaw Summer Research Student (Contract)
Young Soaring Eagle Consulting
Deadline: April 19, 2024
Summer Student Research Assistant
Nova Scotia Community College (Environment, Agriculture and Technology Lab)
Open until filled
The Clean Leadership Internship program matches interns aged 15-30 with employers for 9 and 15-week summer work placements. Participating internets get hands-on experience, mentorship opportunities and take part in a professional development conference and raining, supporting local environmental projects.

Scholarships, Bursaries & 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.

The Community Tourism Officer Training Program is a 31-week program that builds skills to increase capabilities and impact in your Community’s tourism goals. Click HERE for more info.

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

The Carter Simpson Mi’kmaq Award is a non-renewable $1,000 award for Mi’kmaq students entering full-time accredited post-secondary education. Up to three recipients will be chosen in 2024. Click HERE for more information.

Nova Scotia Youth Climate Bursary awards four $2,500 bursaries in 2024, encouraging the pursuit of climate change-related education or training to students 24 years or younger currently living in Nova Scotia. Click HERE for more information on how to apply.

NSCC offers Work at Sea Opportunities, which entail $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!

The Sammy Gehue Achievement Awards consist of three $200 awards for elementary students for their leadership and achievement in sports, scholastic, humanitarian and/or environmental efforts. Also awarded is a Grade 12 scholarship for a student graduating high school and entering post-secondary education in the fall, which is based on an essay detailing volunteer work, achievements, extracurricular activities and overcoming obstacles.  Click HERE for the elementary school application form and HERE for the Grade 12 application form.

Cenovus STEM Scholarship – Click HERE

Canadian Owners & Pilots Association (COPA) Scholarships – Click HERE

Fly Canada Scholarships – Click HERE

Future Generations Foundation – Click HERE

Indspire Awards – Click HERE

Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarships – Click HERE

Perimeter Aviation: Bill Wehrle Scholarship – Click HERE

RBC Future Launch Scholarship – Click HERE

RCAF Foundation Student Scholarship – Click HERE

TC Energy Scholarships – Click HERE

Youth Leaders of the Americas Initiative Four-Week Placements – Click HERE

For the Post Secondary Education Assistance Program Application, click HERE.