Now Hiring! Indigenous Business Development Officer! - The Haven Hostel

Now Hiring! Indigenous Business Development Officer!

July 15, 2022

volunteer, thunder bay, hostel, cheap, accomoodation

$20.00/HOUR, 35 Hours per week, 52 weeks, 1 mo. off!

  • The Haven Hostel is looking for an Indigenous Business Development Intern/Officer (First Nation, Metis, or Inuit), who will be a well rounded individual in reception, human resources, grant and application attainment, and management. We have a very unique team and are always looking to expand our building footprint and the happenings within it. Creative and forward thinking would be a great asset as our city core continues to grow and improve. We have future building projects, business pivots, expansion and community growth ideas that we would like to create and execute together.

The position will be for 35 hours per week for a one year contract, with one month off in the winter months between January and March. We are looking for someone as soon as possible and to be hired before September 10th, 2022. Must be able to work evenings and weekends and have full availability.

Qualifications include but are not limited too:

  • Managing third party contractors
  • Maintaining a budget and adjusting as needed
  • Completing research on similar competitive industries
  • Creating a business plan for future endeavors, and updating current planning documents
  • Accounting assistance
  • Filling appropriate government permits and licenses required for the space
  • Taking care of inventory checks and requirements, staffing, and daily average rates
  • Helping develop and plan for a new event space
  • Digital marketing is an asset, updating The Haven Hostel website with new operations, and marketing for booking the space for events and sports team stays
  • General reception duties
  • managing different online travel agents, bookings, taking phone calls, handling cash, giving tourism advise and polite and courteous customer service.


  • Must be indigenous (First Nation, Metis, Inuit)
  • Reside in Northern Ontario
  • Be 18 years of Age or Older
  • Has not participated in an NOHFC internship prior

Please contact to submit your cover letter and resume. 


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