Request for Proposals K-12 School Design

The Board of Education of School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii) is looking to contract with a qualified individual consultant or organization to facilitate community engagement activities in support of its development of a design for a kindergarten to grade 12 school in Masset, BC.

Project Timeline: January 2019 to February 2019, with possible extension

Project Scope

The contracted consultant or organization will help plan and implement community engagement activities with the goal of seeking input from the District’s community stakeholders in development of the design to renovate Gudangaay Tlaats’gaa Naay Secondary to support students from kindergarten to grade 12.

Key components of the work will likely include:

  • Designing and planning of community engagement activities in consultation with District leadership.
  • Aid with community engagement activities/meetings by providing communication and outreach, content development, and facilitation of discussions.
  • Providing full reports from all community engagement activities/meetings including 1) detailed notes from each meeting, 2) summary report and implications, and 3) documentation of high level findings.


  • Resident of Haida Gwaii.
  • Experience in related field (nonprofit, foundations, community development) with proven track record of mission-driven work built on deep understanding of strong engagement with the communities it serves.
  • Knowledge and experience with northern Haida Gwaii communities.
  • Outstanding written, oral/public and visual communication skills.
  • Expertise in community engagement, facilitation, and communications strategies.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in close collaboration with diverse constituents including in group settings.

Proposal Requirements

Prospective contractors are requested to submit the following information via email to by Friday, January 4, 2019 with Subject Line filled as “RFP: Community Engagement – (Your/Organization Name)”.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV or Organizational Qualifications
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Contract budget

For any questionsabout the RFP, contact Joanne Yovanvich at

Casual Accounting Clerk – Queen Charlotte District Office

START DATE:  Effective As Soon As Possible
SALARY:  $23.42 per hour

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for the process of accounts receivable and payable from mail to computer input to general ledger status, reconciliation of district trade accounts, process of purchase orders, and correspondence which may pertain to any and all of the above.


  • Grade 12 graduation plus up to one year of computer operation and/or business training.
  • Over two years, up to and including three years practical experience.
  • The ability to type with speed and accuracy of at least 60 c.w.p.m.
  • The ability to write correspondence using correct spelling and punctuation.  A good background in Business English is mandatory.
  • Must possess the ability to work unsupervised with sufficient knowledge and background to set priorities for action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal courteously and tactfully with suppliers, public and staff.  Confidentiality of information is expected.
  • The ability to operate regular business equipment is assumed (facsimile, photocopier, computer, adding machines, calculator and postal machine).
  • Willingness to learn the payroll process to offer relief time during vacation period of the Accountant.
  • Trained in WCB – Level I First Aid or better, or willingness to obtain the same.

Please visit our website for a comprehensive job description:

Please forward applications to:

Selection Committee
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69, Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0
Facsimile: (250) 559-8849; E-mail: 

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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Board Meeting October 30th

The Board Meeting will be held on October 30th commencing at 6:00 PM at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary School in Skidegate; agenda package to follow


Job Opportunity Notice



START DATE:                             Effective As Soon As Possible


SALARY:                                   $25.31 per hour


The Bus Driver is responsible for the operation of school buses used to transport students within the district and maintains the safety and cleanliness of the school buses. This position works under the supervision of the Maintenance and Transportation Supervisor and will in the course of duties take direction from Principals and individual teachers.


  • Grade 12 graduation
  • Valid BC Class 2 or Class 4 Unrestricted Driver’s License
  • Related experience
  • Ability to interact with students in an effective manner.
  • Ability to apply, and may involve a choice of, established methods and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Physical capability to perform the job duties
  • To maintain a neat and tidy personal appearance while performing job duties.
  • Trained in WCB Level I First Aid or better, or the willingness to obtain the same
  • Willingness to obtain various training as directed by the Maintenance & Transportation Supervisor.


Please visit our website for a comprehensive job description:



Please forward applications to:


Selection Committee
School District No. 50 (Haida Gwaii)
PO Box 69
Village of Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0

Facsimile:  (250) 559-8849





Application Deadline: Open until filled