Internship Opportunity!

August 10, 2020

Internship Opportunity!

Indigenous Leadership Program - Internship

The Aboriginal Sports Circle of the Northwest Territories (ASCNWT) is looking to recruit, train and mentor an intern as a new sport program staff member with ASCNWT. The position is a 2-year contract position from September 2020 and will finish September 2022. 


The Intern is responsible for the 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) management, Indigenous coach development, and ASCNWT program assistance. The internship will be used as a support position to help deliver Team NT for NAIG, partnering with Territorial Sport Organizations (TSO’s) to identify potential coaches and to establish coaching development strategies as well as to assist with ASCNWT's community development and event management. 


The successful candidate will have experience and education in sport and recreation studies, business, event management, indigenous studies or any other related field. Training or experience with Adobe, Photoshop and website management is considered an asset.


The ASCNWT office is located in Yellowknife, NT. 

Applicants must be Indigenous (First Nation, Metis, Inuit).

Deadline to apply is November 25th, 2020.  

Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. 



Visit link to view full job description:

Internship Full Job Description 2020


For more information contact Aaron Wells


Please submit resume and cover letter to: 

Aaron Wells                                                                               

Phone: 867-669-8338

Fax: 867-669-7857




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Established in 1999, ASCNWT was created through a national consensus-building process in response to the need for more accessible and equitable sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal peoples across the

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT empowers and builds capacity within NWT communities, promotes and supports culturally relevant programming, and develops athletes and coaches in a level of involvement they find meaningful. We focus on developing programs based on community interests, strengths, and desires and strive to help communities build capacity in activities that they find beneficial.