Call for Applications: Oshkwazin Youth Ambassador

TRACKS Oshkwazin is a leadership program for Indigenous high school aged youth, providing them with valuable training and leadership development opportunities. Inspired by the mandate of IESS program, TRACKS Oshkwazin aims to empower Indigenous youth to utilize their traditional ecological knowledge (TEK).

Check out our job poster for more details: Oshkwazin Youth Ambassador Job Poster.pdf

Apply today if you are an Indigenous youth over the age of 15 interested in:
  • Fostering leadership skills 
  • Learning more about Indigenous cultural teachings and TEK
  • Gaining practical and employable skills
  • Engaging in different ceremonies
  • Gaining experience in sustainable practices
  • Building relationships with other youth and groups in the community
  • Connecting with inspiring individuals in the community
  • Meeting potential mentors
  • Connecting with organizations making change
This position has the possibility of continuing part-time in the school year.
Fill your Summer with fun and enriching experiences such as:
  • Visits to places like the Ontario Turtle Conservation Center
  • Overnight trips
  • Cultural workshops such as Regalia making
  • Outdoor adventure opportunities
  • On-the-land skills-building workshops
  • Outdoor education with kids
  • Leadership retreats

16 week position from July 2nd to August 27th
$14/hour, 30 hours/week

Application deadline is June 1st, 2019 at 5pm.

Please e-mail with questions.

Long answer questions

Tell us about yourself. (i.e. where did you grow up? Do you have siblings? What are your hobbies? What are you passionate about? What are your favorite subjects?)

What are your hopes for the future? How do you see yourself in the next ten years?

Why is Indigenous youth leadership important? In other words, what interests you about this position?


Attach your resume and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, peer worker, mentor, etc. Letters of recommendation should be approx. one page and must include contact information.