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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
Indigenous Youth Internship (Paid)
The CMM- Dalhousie University
Deadline: April 30, 2024
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
Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator (Water Sector)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq - Department of Aquatic Resources and Fisheries Management
Open until filled
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
Environmental Intern (X2)
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Exhibit Developer/Researcher
Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre
Open until filled
Field Technician
Department of Community Services and Infrastructure
Housing Capacity Officer
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
Open until filled
Housing Capacity Officer
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
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
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
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

Member Communities

Accounts Payable Clerk
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 7, 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 Economic Development Officer
Wasoqopa'q First Nation
Deadline: May 2, 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
Fitness Support Worker (4 Positions)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: May 2, 2024
Gaming Customer Service Attendant (CSA)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Open until filled
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
Internal Communications Manager
Sipekne’katik First Nation
Janitor (Hammonds Plains Gaming Centre)
Sipekne'katik First Nation
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Lunch Monitor
L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom (LSK) School (Sipekne’katik)
Mental Wellness Prevention Worker
Pictou Landing First Nations
Open until filled
Middle School Teacher
L’nu Sipuk Kina’muokuom School (Sipekne’katik First Nation)
Post Majority Care Case Manager
Pictou Landing 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
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
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

Capacity Development Team Advisors (4 positions)
The CMM & Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Coastal Restoration Technician
TransCoastal Adaptations
Deadline: April 8, 2024
Communications & Events Coordinator
Indigenous Women of the Wabanaki Territories
Open until filled
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
Indigenous Nursing Instructor (X2)
NSCC Faculty of Practical Nursing
Deadline: March 21, 2024
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
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 to apply.

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

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