Building Capacity with Indigenous Governments
What is the Building Capacity with Indigenous Governments Program?
The Building Capacity with Indigenous Governments Program supports secondment arrangements with Indigenous governments in all regions to help develop their human resource capacity.
The program aims to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of participants by:
- Increasing the capacity of Indigenous governments;
- Provide work experience for participants;
- Provide participants with exposure to Indigenous and Territorial government organizations;
- Provide additional employment in communities and develop the Northern workforce.; and
- Enhance intergovernmental cooperation and strengthen bilateral relationships
The Building Capacity in Indigenous Governments Program allows for employees of Indigenous governments to be seconded to a position within the GNWT and/or GNWT employees to be seconded to a position within Indigenous governments.
Secondee’s will be paired with an existing employee and receive on the job training.
Under this program, the Department of Finance will provide up to $40,000 to support each secondment.
How do I apply for the Building Capacity with Indigenous Governments Program?
The Building Capacity in Indigenous Governments is an application based program and will be administered by the Diversity and Inclusion unit within the Department of Finance.
The Diversity and Inclusion unit will work with Human Resource Representative to determine potential secondment arrangements and the tentative terms and conditions of the secondment.
Applications to the program can be accessed within the documents below. Questions on the application form or program can be directed to the Diversity and Inclusion unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.