Fort Chipewyan Métis Association



The Fort Chipewyan Metis (FCM) are seeking to fill one (1) Truth Scanning Interviewer role on a short-term contract basis.

The project requires the successful candidate to support the work of the Holy Angels Residential School Truth Seeking process.

This is a local contract to Fort Chipewyan, AB., and candidates must have their own vehicle or access to a vehicle; and their own accommodations.

This contracted role is expected to start on March 28, 2022, and end on or before June 28, 2022, with a possibility of an extension.



The truth-seeking interviewer will:

• Gather information for the Truth Scanning initiative to help understand the most accurate areas to search for any lost individuals.

• Coordinate interviews with residential school survivors.

• Explain interview objectives and procedures to interviewees and interpret questions to help the interviewees’ comprehension of the initiative.

• Compile, record and code results and data from interview or survey, using a computer or specified form.

• Keep legible and detailed notes.

• Interview individuals with compassion, empathy, using a non-opinionated approach.

• Connect interviewee with resources as needed.

• Speaking Cree an asset.

• FCMA, ACFN, & MCFN interviewers must collaborate on interviews being collected.

• Other duties as required.


• Experience in using counselling techniques.

• Research experience and ability to read a map.

• Connection with the community of Fort Chipewyan and the members of the community.

• Have access to the internet and a computer.

• Excellent communication skills; speaking and explaining processes; and gathering information.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality, and willingness to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

• Ability to work independently.

• Must participate in orientation.

• Class 5 Driver’s Licence; must have a vehicle or access to a vehicle.

• Willingness to travel within the hamlet and is condition of the contract.

SALARY: $300 per interview completed, which include final record keeping.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates are invited to submit via e-mail, a letter of interest and a résumé, in confidence to

Please identify in the subject line: Truth Scanning Interviewer.

Closing Date: Letters of interest/résumé’s will be accepted until March 24th, 2022; by 1:00PM.

Employment Equity is a factor in the awarding process. Applicants are requested to include in their letter of interest or résumé if they self-identify and are a member of the following group: Indigenous people (FCMA, ACFN, MCFN, etc., status or non-status, or Inuit). Preference may be given to Indigenous people. Thank you to all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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