SVDN Employment Opportunity – Band Membership Clerk (2021.03.26)

Position Summary: Reporting to the Band Membership Manager, the Band Membership Clerk will create and maintain an up-to-date membership database, respond to community and public inquiries and requests for information. Prepare letters, documents, forms and assist individuals in the membership process. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to, maintaining current membership files, coordinating meetings, and preparing reports as requested.


  • Assist individuals in completing application forms
  • Ensure accurate and up to date records are kept and managed. This includes paper files, database, including recordof birth, death, reinstated members, and any additions or deletions of individual members, record marriage, divorce,adoptions, and transfers on and off reserve
  • Assign and process membership cards, ensuring accurate information
  • Update and manage a secure membership database
  • Assist the Band Council in other membership related duties when requested, i.e., election polls
  • Organize and attend membership meetings and prepare reports
  • Respond to all inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Grade 12 Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Administrative or office experience required
  • Broad range of computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office products and data management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and personal information in a confidential manner
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid Manitoba Drivers license with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to provide as a condition of employment a Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Clear Adult Abuse RegistryCheck and Clear Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultural, customs, values, and traditions
  • Commitment to Sioux Valley Dakota Nation mission, policies, and Dakota values

Please submit Resume and Cover letter by March 26, 2021 to:
Human Resources Department
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
P.O Box 38
Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0