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The Driftpile Band is situated 30 kms. west of Swan River (or 3 hours and 15 minutes northwest of Edmonton)

The Driftpile Reserve itself is over 15,000 acres in size and sprawls along 10 kms of sandy shoreline on the south side of Lesser Slave Lake.

Highway #2 runs directly through the reserve and provides good access to the lake.

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Election Update: 2018 Chief & councilCandidates

The Driftpile Band also enjoys a stable political environment and welcomes
the prospect of developing tourism on the reserve.
With relatively high unemployment, the project represents
badly needed jobs and economic opportunity for the
future growth and development of the band.

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Driftpile Cree Nation HRD is Hosting a Heavy Equipment Operators Course

In order to qualify you MUST have the following:

  • Valid Driver's License (Mandatory)
  • Be willing to work camp jobs and/or relocate
  • Be eligible for HRD funding (Mandatory)
  • Possess the following safety tickets (Can be obtained through the training)
    • H2S
    • Standard First Aide
    • Ground Disturbance
    • CSTS
    • A minimum of grade 11 education

If you are interested you must do the following:

  • Submit a recent resume and cover letter
  • Complete a HRD application
  • A copy of all current safety tickets
  • Copy of valid driver's license

We will ONLY be selecting 12 Trainees for this opportunity. An interview process will take place to select those who have been short listed for a possible seat in the training. DPCN personnel policy will be adhered to while training.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION IS OCTOBER 26TH 2018 @ 12:00PM

No late applications will be accepted

If there are any questions regarding the training, you can direct your questions to either Caroline Badger, HRD Officer or Karen Cunningham, Social Development Director. Either can be reached at the Social Development office. 780-355-3866

We thank all those that apply however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Driftpile Cree Nation

Employment Opportunity: Recreation Assistant

Driftpile First Nation Social Development is seeking a Recreation Assistant. Under the supervision of the Director of Social Development, the incumbent will carry out and perform the following duties, roles and responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and delivery of sustainable recreation and support programs that enrich and strengthen family
  • Actively participate in activities with youth and families
  • Supervision of the youth
  • Act as a chaperone when needed
  • Coordinate and assist with fundraising activities and fundraising projects
  • Recruitment of volunteers
  • Responsible for ensuring safety guidelines are maintained
  • Prepare grant applications and proposals
  • Provide parents with information and encourage involvement regarding programs
  • Coordinate workshops with the Right to Play coordinator as it pertains to the social development of children and their families
  • Implement program plans and carry them through
  • Provide monthly reports and budget forecasts
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Recreation facilities (building, baseball diamond, skating rink, concession, etc.) along with the Right to Play Coordinator
  • Assist with the coordination of sporting leagues with local communities

Qualifications:

  • Self motivated, reliable and responsible with a genuine interest in helping people
  • Life Skills Coach certification with one year Administrative experience or diploma in a Recreation, Physical Education or Management discipline
  • Proven experience in proposal writing and accessing of funds is an ASSET
  • Knowledge of current programs geared to family support and recreation
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification
  • Clear CWIS, CPIC and drivers abstract must be provided with resume
  • Class 4 drivers license is an ASSET
  • Computer knowledge, excellent organizational skills and excellent communication skills

Salary: Negotiable (Benefit package available)

Please submit resumes to:
Karen Cunningham, Director of Social Development
Box 30
Driftpile, AB
T0G 0V0
Phone: (780) 355-3866
Fax: (780) 355-2734
Email: socialdir@dpcn.ca

Closing date: October 22nd, 2018 @ 12:00PM

Applications will be screened, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Driftpile Cree Nation

Band Member Engagement Session
Regarding Band Membership Code

The leadership would like to extend and invitation to the band members of Driftpile Cree Nation to attend a Band Membership Code Review being held in the Driftpile Community Hall on Saturday November 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm.

The goal of this meeting is to review the DRAFT Band Membership Code and the 1986 Band Membership code for the purpose of combining the two documents into one usable and easy to navigate document.

In order to ensure the goal of the session is met, this meeting will be chaired and individuals will only be allowed to speak on the topic at hand. Anyone disrupting the meeting will be asked to leave.

Any REGISTERED Band member wanting copies of the two documents under review are directed to contact the Executive Assistant Trina Scott at 780-355-3868 or make your request via email at executiveassistant@dpcn.ca.

 

We apologize in advance, however due to the high volume of attendees expected at this event, ONLY REGISTERED BAND MEMBERS WILL BE PERMITTED INTO THE HALL. Please bring your photo identification (preferable your status card) and leave children at home or with an alternate caregiver.

Band Member Engagement Session
Saturday November 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Driftpile Community Hall

Driftpile Cree Nation

Instructions: Returning Mail In Ballots

This flow chart outlines the steps taken to properly return mail in ballots for the 2018 Chief and Council Election.

Step 1: Read instructions on the CHIEF BALLOT and COUNCIL BALLOT. Complete your ballots and place them both in the BALLOTS envelope

Step 2: Complete the ELECTOR DECLARATION form

Step 3: Place the BALLOT ENVELOPE and the completed ELECTOR DECLARATION together in the PRE-PAID RETURN ENVELOPE

Step 4: Write your mailing address on the outside of the RETURN ENVELOPE

Step 5: Place the sealed RETURN ENVELOPE in the mail

Please note that:

Electors are 100% responsible for returning their completed MAIL IN BALLOT (MIB) packages to the Electoral Officer and MIBs received after 8:00 pm on December 19, 2018 will not be counted.

Completed MIBs can also be received in person by the Electoral Officer during Poll station hours of 9:00 am - 8:00 pm. These MIBs will be stored with those returned by mail - all MIBs will then be reviewed upon close of polls at 8:00 pm on December 19, 2018.

MIBs will be reviewed by the Electoral Officer upon close of polls to 1) verify that the elect has not voted in person, 2) verify that the ELECTOR DECLARATION FORM was properly completed and 3) verify that a MIB was sent to that elector.

For more information please contact:

Lawrence Lewis, Chief Electoral Officer
Office: (250) 384-8200
email: jaclyn@onefeather.ca

Jaclyn Casler, Deputy Electoral Officer
PH/TXT: (250) 213-5247
email: lawrence@onefeather.ca

Office: (250) 384-8200
TF: 1-855-458-5888
Fax: (250) 384-5416
PO Box 35008 Hillside, Victoria, BC V8T 5G2

www.onefeather.ca/nations/driftpile
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COMMUNITY MEETING

There will be a community meeting is regards to the membership code.

This meeting will take place on: March 21, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Driftpile Community Hall

The Nations Legal Representatives will be available to assist with answering any questions or concerns you may have.

Please contact the office at 780-355-3868 and leave your name, number, address if you would like to receive a copy of the code.

This is open to all Band Members, you are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Refreshments will be served.

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Driftpile Cree Nation

MATRIMONIAL REAL PROPERTY INFO SESSION

The Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests of Rights Act (the Act). The Act currently applies to you!

The Act contains provisional federal rules that affect reserve lands and occupancy of family homes located on those lands. It also provides rules for how the value of the matrimonial real property on a reserve is shared in the event of a death, separation or divorce where at least one spouse r common-law partner is a First Nation member.

WHAT WILL BE COVERED?

Rights available:

  • to common-law and married spouses on the breakdown of their relationship
  • to the survivor on the death of their spouse or common-law partner
  • to spouses or common-law partners in the event of family violence

The process by which First Nation can enact its own law for dealing with MRP.

Who Should Attend?.

Chief and Council, residents on reserve, Lands, Housing, Membership, Social Services and any other Band Staff available.

For more info: Contact Rose A. Okimaw 780-355-3868/780-843-9729

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: PROJECT COORDINATOR/MENTOR

Driftpile Cree Nation HRD is seeking a project coordinator/mentor for the Heavy Equipment Operators course.

In order to qualify you MUST have the following:

  • Valid Driver’s License. (Mandatory)
  • Must have your own transportation
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Be eligible for HRD Funding. (Mandatory)
  • Possess the following safety tickets: H2S, Standard First Aide, Ground Disturbance, CSTS
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to write reports
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Supervisory skills

If you are interested you must do the following:

  • Submit a recent resume and cover letter
  • Complete a HRD Application
  • A copy of all current safety tickets
  • Copy of valid driver’s license

We will ONLY be selecting 1 Project Coordinator/Mentor for this opportunity. An interview process will take place to select the successful candidate. DPCN personnel policy will be adhered to while training.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION IS
OCTOBER 24TH, 2018 @ 12:00 NOON

No late applications will be accepted.

If there are any questions regarding the training, you can direct your questions to either Caroline Badger, HRD Officer or Karen Cunningham, Social Development Director. Either can be reached at the Social Development office. 780 355 3866.

We thank all those that apply however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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