December 13, 2019

New Administration Building

Public Works


Term, Part time (up to 30 hrs/wk)

Until Mar. 31, 2020 w/ possibility of extension.


Reporting to the Housing & Facilities Coordinator or the Operations Superintendent, the Housing Interns provides support for the housing and maintenance divisions of the Public Works Department. Support will include clerical duties such as but not limited to; filing, printing and faxing, data entry, managing mail/email and answering phones, related to the maintenance and repair of TWN facilities including Housing and grounds.

• Learn departmental policies and procedures, tenancy agreements, regulations and procedures.
• Demonstrate initiative to learn about maintenance issues in a home and how to address issues.
• Respond to enquiries from residents and the general public and make referrals as appropriate.
• Record maintenance requests from residents and keep the Housing & Facilities Coordinator updated.
• Participate and take responsibility for special projects as assigned.
• Assist in scheduling of inspections (move-in/out, annual, etc.).
• Assist in all areas of Public Works Department, and perform other related duties as required.

• Completion of Grade 12.
• Must be between the ages of 17 and 30.
• Primary residence is on a First Nation Reserve or in an Inuit Community.
• Must adhere to Tsleil-Waututh Nation policies (i.e. Confidentiality, Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest).
• Must successfully pass a Criminal Records Check.

• Excellent communication skills and demonstrated flexibility, openness and cooperativeness.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Be respectful and demonstrate great work ethic
• Ability to organize and prioritize time and workload, in order to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

• Knowledge of Tsleil-Waututh Nation territory an asset.
• Working knowledge of MS Office programs

• Must be reliable, flexible and willing to work indoors or outdoors as required.
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Earn real hands-on experience within an indigenous organization
More likely to get a job after graduation
Enhancing your professional network
Gaining new knowledge in Housing and Facilities,
Developing new skills, becoming more confident and job ready
Gaining unforgettable life experience

Apply with your cover letter and resume to or drop off to front desk of 3178 Alder Court, North Vancouver

Reference “Housing Intern” in subject line. Please also indicate “Self-Identified” if you’re voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations, or Aboriginal, Metis. If you are a TWN Member, please also indicate this.

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