Call for Applications, Various Boards and Councils

Call for Applications, Various Boards and Councils

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Public Service Announcement

DATE ISSUED: February 11, 2019

EVENT: Call for applications, various boards and councils

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill the following board and committee positions. To be considered, candidates must be actively and personally committed to represent the interest of Qikiqtani Inuit and have a sound understanding of the Nunavut Agreement as it relates to the roles and mandates of the position.

Kakivak Grants and Loans Appeals Committee (three-year term)

This committee meets as needed to review appeal(s) of rejected funding applications that are made to Kakivak Association’s various programs and services. Applicants cannot be employees of Kakivak, QIA, or any of the associations or corporations controlled by QIA.

Nunavut Impact review Board (three-year term)

The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) is an institution of public government created by the Nunavut Agreement to assess the potential impacts of proposed development in the Nunavut Settlement Area prior to approval of the required project authorizations. Using both traditional knowledge and recognized scientific methods, NIRB assesses the potential biophysical and socio-economic impacts of proposals and makes recommendations and decisions about which projects may proceed. The Board may also establish monitoring programs for projects that have been assessed and approved to proceed.

Nunavut Disabilities Council (one-year term)

The Nunavut Disabilities Council promotes awareness, opportunity, choice and participation in all aspects of life in Nunavut for all people with disabilities to achieve independence, self-determination and full citizenship for all Nunavummiut.

Inuit Heritage Trust (IHT) (three-year term)

The Inuit Heritage Trust is dedicated to the preservation, enrichment and protection of Inuit cultural heritage and identity embodied in Nunavut’s archaeology sites, ethnographic resources and traditional place names.

The following Committees are also seeking membership:

  • Joint Parks Management Committee, Iqaluit/Qaumarviit (one-year term)
  • Joint Parks Planning Committee, Sanikiluaq (three-year term)
  • Parks Planning Team, Auyuittuq (open ended )

QIA wishes to ensure complete Inuit participation in the implementation of the Nunavut Agreement. As such, QIA has implemented an open and accountable process for considering qualified candidates. Please note that a criminal records check may be required for appointments/nominations.

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter, in Inuktitut or English, stating which position you are applying for, and demonstrating your skills and experience.

All applications should be sent to:

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

P.O. Box 1340

Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0

Phone: (867) 975-8400

Fax: (867) 979-3238

Toll Free: 1-800-667-2742


For more information about these specific opportunities, please contact QIA or the Community Liaison Officer (CLO) in your community.

The deadline for all applications is February 25, 2019 at 5:00 PM EDT.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Sima Sahar Zerehi,

Director of Communications,

Qikiqtani Inuit Association



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