SVDN Employment Opportunity -Climate Change Research Assistant (Term)(Extended)(2021.06.25)

Position Summary: The Climate Change Research Assistant is a term position to support research and delivery of climate change and related environmental projects. The Research Assistant will work with the Climate Change Coordinator, assisting with community engagement, increasing climate change awareness, supporting research into actions to address and adapt to climate change and promote sustainability on Sioux Valley Dakota Nation lands.


  • Conduct research into climate change impacts and adaptation solutions
  • Help develop climate change awareness resources
  • Work with the Climate Change Working Group to meet project deliverables
  • Assist with organizing and facilitating community workshops and land-based learning programs (land-based teachings, Dakota language project, community gardens, plant and medicine picking trips, etc.)


  • Post Secondary Degree or experience in climate change/ environmental courses
  • Research skills
  • Proficient with computers and software’s
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of confidentiality 
  • Must be able to work as a team and able to maintain a cooperative working relationship with staff
  • Valid drivers license and reliable vehicle 
  • Knowledge of Dakota language an asset

Extended Closing Date: June 25, 2021 

Please submit Resume and Cover Letter  to:     

Ginger Brown
Human Resources Assistant
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
PO Box 38 
Griswold MB R0M 0S0