Assembly of First Nations

First Nation leaders (Chiefs) from coast to coast to coast direct the work of AFN through resolutions passed at Chiefs Assemblies held at least twice a year.  The AFN National Executive is made up of the National Chief, 10 Regional Chiefs and the chairs of the Elders, Women’s and Youth councils.  Regional Chiefs are elected every three years by Chiefs in their regions.  Chiefs, who are elected by the citizens and members of their respective communities, elect the National Chief every three years.

The role of the National Chief and the AFN is to advocate on behalf of First Nations as directed by Chiefs-in-Assembly.  This includes facilitation and coordination of national and regional discussions and dialogue, advocacy efforts and campaigns, legal and policy analysis, communicating with governments, including facilitating relationship building between First Nations and the Crown as well as public and private sectors and general public.

Assembly of First Nations Ottawa, ON, Canada
Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a dynamic and team oriented individual to lead and direct the communications activities and strategies for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN).  Priorities include researching, developing and delivering communications activities to help ensure the Assembly of First Nations is seen as a credible, representative organization
May 23, 2020