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Request for Proposals, Expressions of Interest and Tenders

Request for Proposals, Expression of Interest and Tender Information



Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) is seeking Expressions of Interest from interested individuals to facilitate information and input forums in NAN First Nation Communities on the future structure of First Nations Education in Nishnawbe Aski.

The Community Input Forums will be held in three phases during the period between mid-September 2014 and March 2015.  Each facilitator will be responsible for three (3) sessions in approximately 6-8 First Nations.  The key responsibilities include:
  • Familiarization with the Structural Readiness Toolkit which will set out the objectives and process for the Community Input sessions:
  • Ensuring communities are prepared to host the Community Input Forums and that community members have been informed
  • Travel to the communities
  • Facilitating the Community Input Forums
  • Preparing summary reports of each Community Input Forum

Preference will be given to individuals who are familiar with NAN communities and those who can speak Cree, Ojibway or Oji-Cree.  Remuneration will be on a per diem basis with an anticipated level of effort between 20 and 25 days.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) submissions must include:
  • Summary of relevant experience
  • Resume
  • Expected per diem rates
Please direct inquiries to Melinda Sault-Coates at (807) 625-4929 or nan%23on%23ca|msaultcoates.

The deadline for submissions is 4:00pm September 8, 2014. Interested vendors must submit three (3) hardcopies of their Expression of Interest to:

Attn: Human Resources
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
710 Victoria Avenue East, 3 rd Floor
Thunder Bay, ON
P7C 5P7


To download this Request for Expressions of Interest (PDF), please click here.


Business Registry

Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) seeks to create a Business Registry to identify businesses (including self-employed entrepreneurs) interested in supplying goods, services, office paraphernalia, consulting and other purchased service needs (such as research, legal analysis, statistical surveying, lobbying, training, report writing) as needs arise in our Governance, Health, Education, Justice, Resource Development portfolios and administration.

To download the Business Registry Application package, please click here.

For further information on the NAN Business Registry, please contact Ian Beardy, Human Resource Coordinator, at (807) 625-4941.