FORT NELSON FIRST NATION HOUSING GOVERNANCE PROJECT
What is Housing Governance? Establishing rules and policies that apply to all members equally Members, Council, Staff understand their rights and their responsibilities about on-reserve Housing matters
What are the phases? Governance and Capacity Building (Refine Policies & Procedures, Roles & Responsibilities) Proposal submitted based on long-term housing projections Multi-year plan including construction and renovations
How much funding for project? Vera Nicholson, Housing Coordinator secured $160,000 of external funding for Phase 1
What are the objectives? Create a Housing Committee Update current Housing Policies and Procedures Engage Community in Policy work Create long-term plan based on population projections
How will the Housing Committee be made up? 4 – 6 FNFN Members (ideally from cross-section of families) FNFN Executive Director FNFN Finance representative FNFN Elders Coordinator FNFN Housing Coordinator
How will the project run? Temporary employees hired: Housing Governance Lead Housing Governance Trainees (Capacity Building) Community Engagement Surveyors (4) Job description on back of page
How do I get more information? Vera Nicholson, Housing Coordinator Phone: 250 774 4905 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FNFN Housing Department office
As part of the Fort Nelson First Nation Housing Governance project, we are looking to recruit and work with approximately 4 community surveyors. This is for a short term opportunity conducting community engagement with FNFN on-reserve citizens.
Scope: The Interviewer will have 6 weeks from the start date to complete the contract and can acquire up to a maximum of 35 completed interviews. Important tasks of community surveyors include: Attending mandatory training during the first week of December. This is paid training covering the basics of administering surveys and allowing surveyors to become familiar with the FNFN Housing program and the survey form. Returning completed surveys and recording homes visited at the end of the day. Staying in contact with FNFN Housing department for security purposes and in case questions or concerns arise. Surveyors are asked to carry a cell phone with them so that they can be in touch with the Housing Department if needed. Contacting FNFN citizens about their willingness to be interviewed for the purpose of commenting on the FNFN housing policies; Administering the survey when Citizens agree. Obtaining contact information (with signed photo permission forms if applicable) for the purpose of inclusion in a data base. Qualities/Skills we are seeking for Community Surveyor Positions Good communication skills and comfortable talking with people. Basic writing skills Good organizational skills. The candidate must have interviewing and surveying skills and their own vehicle/transportation. Familiar with FNFN reserve. Comfortable meeting and interacting with new people Salary: $25.00 per interview, to a maximum of 35 interviews. Closing date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm Note: Fuel costs have been factored into the per interview rate. For more information or to apply, contact Vera Nicholson.