Economic Development Officer/WTES Coordinator

Matachewan First Nation

Matachewan First Nation is currently accepting applications for the Economic Development Officer/WTES Coordinator. The EDO will work under the direction of the Band Manager.

Matachewan First Nation

Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Liaise with outside agencies/organizations, businesses/government departments to determine economic opportunity for Matachewan First Nation;
    • Research and keep abreast of current economic development strategies/initiatives that can benefit MFN and MFN Band Members;
    • Develop work plans/strategies for approval on accessing identified opportunities;
    • Develop and submit proposals for funding in relation to accessing employment, training and business opportunities;
    • Provide support to individual Band Members who are interested in starting their own business including referral services;
    • WTES Coordinator will ensure that Band Members have access to training opportunities through the WTES program at Wabun Tribal Council;
    • Through WTES, the Coordinator will assist with applications and provide all information related to training opportunities through the program, including reporting requirements;
    • Provide quarterly/yearly reports to INAC and to Band Manager on economic development plan;
    • Prepare other reports as requested; and 
    • Any other related duties as directed by the Band Manager.



    • Grade 12, preferably college business related diploma
    • Experience in working with First Nations Economic or Social Program Development Programs would be an asset
    • Excellent verbal/writing skills

CLOSING DATE: May 26, 2023 @ 4:30 pm

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submit your Resume:

Resumes will be accepted through email, regular mail or hand delivered to:

Matachewan First Nation
P.O. Box 160
Matachewan, ON P0K 1M0
Fax: (705) 565-2585
Email: bandmanager@mfnrez.ca