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Career Opportunities

Job Posting: Land-Based Educator Support for Children and Youth

Location: Wíilíideh Gathering Site (Outside of Yellowknife)
Full time Casual: May 22nd - June 14th, 2023

Outline of the Position: This position is driven by land-based learning, relationship building and collaborative support with the Dechinta Godzèa Children and Youth Program. The Dechinta Godzèa program is shaped by Dene worldviews and Dene land-based perspectives. This position will require you to support our children and youth land-based educators in delivering land-based learning, cultural practices and language revitalization for three weeks. This position requires travel to the Wíilíideh Gathering Site outside of Yellowknife, a flexible work schedule, and extensive time on the land.
Role Mandate: To work collaboratively with land based educators, children and youth, and the Dechinta team in learning together and sharing northern Indigenous land-based and cultural teachings. This role will provide support to our children and youth land-based educators in creating a learning environment that embodies traditional teachings and efforts to transmit knowledge and revitalize northern Indigenous culture.

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Job Posting: Summer Students

Outline of the Position: Dechinta is hiring for a number of student positions over the summer. Positions include opportunities for in person work with Dechinta staff on the land, as well as remote work on research and knowledge mobilization projects.Please send resume to by May 5th, and include your areas of interest and if you are a highschool, undergraduate or graduate student. 

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Volunteer Opportunities

From online collaborations or office work, to making camp and setting nets, we are looking for volunteers to help with Dechinta programming. Fill out the form to get in touch with us about volunteering or email us at

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