RFP: BOCN History Book

Project Summary:

Create a History Book for the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation which shall include archival and genealogical information as well as historical photographs of families and community.

  1. Complete a project scope of work (Draft), work and design which will include budget and time frame to complete the book.
  2. Conduct interviews with Elders and History Keepers within the Community and surrounding area;
  3. Gather documents, photographs and conduct pertinent archival research on the history of our community; photograph and/or scan documents/pictures for use;
  4. Provide any equipment required to complete the project;
  5. Translate, transcribe, edit and proof document;
  6. Provide regular progress reports for BOCN Chief & Council, Elders and Knowledge keepers;
  7. Provide a Digital copy of the final book

In order to ensure a fair and transparent process, RFPs are being requested to be submitted to the CEO or CFO of Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation.

Project Details:

Project Identification Number: RFP 005.19

Project: Beardy’s & Okemasis Cree Nation History Book

RFP Date: October 16, 2019

Proposal Submission Date: October 30, 2019 at 12:00pm (noon)

Proposal should include:

Project Identification Number (RFP 005.19)

Brief background information on company experience

Any certificates/ education/ samples of previous books of proposal

Project team and background, qualifications

List of included services detailed contact information

Budget including final total of proposal

Submission Information:

Proposals can be submitted to Jaye Cameron, CEO jcameron@beardysband.com via email: or via fax: (306) 467-4404 or by dropping off your proposal at the front desk of the Band Office.

Proposals will be reviewed and selected during the week of November 4-8, 2019 and notification will be provided once the selection has been approved.

Employment Opportunity: Employment Coordinator, Willow Cree Healing Lodge

*Note this position will require some delivery of services at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Individual may also be asked on occasion to deliver services at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon.

CORCAN, as part of the Correctional Service of Canada, is responsible for the Employment and Employability Program for offenders serving a federal sentence. CORCAN support and operates a wide variety of interventions in federal institutions as well as for offenders under community supervision.

Employment Coordinator positions with CORCAN provide a unique opportunity to conduct duties related to the delivery of interventions and services related to assisting offenders to build employment and employability skills in a correctional environment (institution and community based). Part of these interventions will include the delivery of the National Employment Skills Program (NESP) for Indigenous male offenders. This group program is facilitated by the Employment Coordinator to contribute to offenders learning soft skills that are transferable to an employment environment. Learn more about CORCAN at http://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/corcan/index-eng.shtml
The incumbent of this position will be based at Willow Cree Healing Lodge providing services and interventions to offenders at that site.  These will be delivered to individual as well as groups of offenders who are under the supervision of the Correctional Service of Canada.  In addition, the incumbent will be required to facilitate NESP on an as needed basis at Saskatchewan Penitentiary. On occasion, if the individual is agreeable, may be asked to deliver NESP at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon.  The incumbent must be willing to work on a regular basis within a federal correctional environment, and have direct contact with offenders.

Information you must provide: Your résumé and cover letter

In order to be considered, your resume/cover letter must clearly explain how you meet the following:

*Experience in intervening with and/or supporting individuals who are working on changing their behaviour;

You are encouraged to detail your work experience and other relevant skills and abilities in your cover letter and resume to demonstrate why you are interested in and what you would bring to this position.  These documents will be used to determine which applicants will be interviewed.

*Note: A Valid driver’s license is required.

Security Requirement: Reliability Status security clearance is required (will be completed following candidate selection if individual does not already have)

Positions to be filled: 1 – position up to one year with potential for indeterminate in future determined

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter no later than October 18, 2019 to Margie Brown, A/Manager, Employment and Employability at Margie.Brown@csc-scc.gc.ca.