Shackan Indian Band

Positive Community, Self Sufficient, Healthy Lifestyle


The Organization

The community members of Shackan or the Scw'exmx - People of the Creeks - is taken from the name of the Nicola River, Scw'ex, meaning creek. The Shackan Indian Band is one of five bands in the Nicola Valley who comprise the Scw'exmx. Their mission statement is to promote the development of a healthy lifestyle and self- sufficiency for Shackan community members while achieving positive, respectful, leadership to all members when administering services. Shackan’s services comprise of Administration, Education, Finance, Social Development, Emergency Services and Capital Infrastructure.


Position – Social Development/Education Coordinator

Employment Type: Full Time

This position is responsible for ensuring the operations of the Social Assistant and Education programs operating in compliance with all regulations and agreements. The person is the main point of contact for membership and will act as a resource for the programs, providing information and education to the community and assisting individuals.



• Education

o Social Worker Program completion

o Degree in Education or Educational Administrations or related field of study.

• Specialized knowledge

o Demonstrated knowledge of the community and social programs.

• Skills

o Strong computer skills and familiar with Microsoft Office programs

o Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Abilities

o Accounting and financial experience

• Other characteristics such as personal characteristics

o Strong knowledge of different teaching and learning principles.

• Professional Certification

o Social Worker and Education programs or certification

• Experience

o 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in a government and/or social services and Education environment.

What we will provide:

• Full-time permanent role

• Competitive compensation package

• A great work culture and environment


Preference will be given to persons of aboriginal ancestry as per section 16 (1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act. Thank you to all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Deadline to apply: Open until filled

Please submit your resume to the Band Office at 2099 Granit Avenue or email to