Employment Opportunity – Tenders Requested for Nshiime Daycare Snow Removal

The Nshiime Daycare Centre is seeking tenders for a Snow Removal Contract, to run November 2020 – April 2022, for the Nshiime Daycare premises located at 255 Prairie Road, Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario N0H 2T0. Band members or contractors with Indigenous ancestry will be preferred.

Brief Description of Contractor Duties:

  1. Removal of snow and ice is to be completed weekdays prior to 7:30 AM, or as requested by the Supervisor, to ensure safe pedestrian and vehicular travel for entrance into the Daycare, the Daycare parking lot and the blacktop surface behind the daycare.
  2. Snow will be removed after any storm, whenever a snow blockage occurs, or when snow accumulations exceed six (6) inches.
  3. A light mixture of sand and salt/enviro salt will be applied to slippery areas to ensue safety and good conditions for winter parking and pedestrian traffic, at all times.
  4. The contractor will ensure that snow banks built up over the winter season do not obstruct the vision of oncoming traffic, and allow access to the outdoor air handling unit and garbage bins. Accumulated banked snow is to be removed and transported to an off-site location upon request of the Supervisor.
  5. The contractor will provide their own equipment, fuel, salt/enviro salt and sand. Contractor will be held responsible for replacing or repairing any Daycare assets damaged while fulfilling these duties.  Proof of a comprehensive general liability insurance policy is required upon submission of a bid.

All interested contractors are encouraged to request a detailed tender requirements package from the Daycare and to inspect the grounds prior to submitting their bid.

All written bids, with complete documentation, are to be submitted to the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education Office in a sealed envelope that is clearly marked: “TENDER FOR SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACT – DAY CARE PREMISES”. Submissions will be time and date stamped at the front desk.

Bids must be submitted by 4:00 PM, Thursday November 19, 2020.

The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted. Late bids will not be considered.

For further information or enquiries, please contact Kathy Jones, Supervisor:

Telephone: 519-534-3909

Facsimile: 519-534-1488

Email: supervisor.nshiime@gbtel.ca

Employment Opportunity – Supply Shed Roof Repair

The Native Child Welfare Program is seeking quotes for the repair of the NCW Supply Shed.

Interested Contractors are asked to contact Native Child Welfare between 8:30am- 4:30pm Monday to Friday at (519) 534-3818 to schedule a viewing of the supply shed. The shed is accessible and can viewed anytime during business hours.

Contractors are responsible for their own equipment, fuel, vehicles, construction supplies and waste removal. Contractors will be required to replace or repair any NCW assets damaged while fulfilling this contract.

Time is of the essence as we would like to have this project completed in the November-December 2020 period, before winter.  Quotes will be accepted until November 5th, 2020 at 4:00 PM.

Quotes from Band Members or persons of Native Ancestry will be given preference in the selection process.

Forward your quote to: Native Child Welfare building, 23 Lighthouse Road, Neyaashiinigmiing, ON, N0H 2T0.
Label your envelope with “SUPPLY SHED ROOF QUOTE” to the Attention of: Martha Pedoniquotte, or fax your quote to NCW at 519-534-4932.

Employment Opportunity – Therapeutic Support Worker

The Health and Wellness Program is seeking a qualified Therapeutic Support Worker to assist Home and Community Care clients who are unable to participate in regular Community Support Service programs. The Therapeutic Support Worker will develop individual home-based activities in the home, as well as virtual group activities, and be responsible for coordinating, delivering and evaluating initiatives. Applications to this role are being accepted until November 13, 2020.

Please visit the Employment Opportunities page for more information and application instructions about this and other roles with the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.

Employment Opportunity – Indigenous Children’s Wellness Program Coordinator

The M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre is seeking an Indigenous Children’s Wellness Program Coordinator. The position is responsible for establishing and maintaining culturally appropriate program activities and services, which will provide Indigenous children and their parents/caregivers with knowledge and skills to understand family violence and how it affects themselves, Indigenous children, Indigenous culture and others.

Visit the Employment Opportunities page for more information about this and other available jobs.

Employment Opportunity – Call for Tenders

The Health Centre is requesting Tenders for snow removal around the homes of Health Centre clients.

The Scope of Work includes:

Snow Removal for Client Home’s Main Entrance Decks, Steps, Walkways and Mailboxes for the Period December 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021.


  1. Snow will be removed when three inches or more has collected.
  2. All steps, decks (if it is main entrance), and ramps will be cleared and salted Mondays through Fridays, as necessary.
  3. This service will be supplied to a maximum of 25 clients.
  4. This service will continue during the two-week December band program shut down.
  5. Mailboxes will be cleared of snow twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays.
  6. When the driveway is ploughed, leaving a snowbank blocking the steps or walkways, a path through the snowbank will be cleared to at least three feet in width.
  7. Contractor will supply and apply an environmentally safe ice melt after each snow removal.
  8. Contractor will provide their own transportation and any equipment they may need to complete this service.

Some homes may take as little as 15 minutes but others may take 60 minutes. Please quote an hourly rate based on the Scope of Work and Terms.

Submit your Tender to the Health Centre in a closed envelope by November 15, 2020 at noon. Label your envelope “Main Entrance Snow Removal”.

Employment Opportunity – Housing Manager

The Housing Department is seeking a qualified Housing Manager for our Housing Program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the efficient management of the band Housing Program in accordance with the CNUFN Housing policy and procedures.

See the Employment Opportunities page for more information about this and other exciting roles with the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation.