Request for Expression of Interest for the REEES

The First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) is seeking a team of qualified Contributing Writers to assist in the development of the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES) National Report, and to produce preliminary findings to present at the FNREEES National Preliminary Release Conference on November 17-19, 2015 to be held in Ottawa, ON.

The FNREEES is a collaborative effort managed by the FNIGC and governed by the FNIGC Board of Directors. The overall process to develop and administer the FNREEES is directed by First Nations for First Nations.The FNREEES National Report will provide an opportunity for First Nations leadership, communities, organizations, governments, and other various stakeholders to utilize this important information in an effort to gain new knowledge regarding First Nations early childhood, education and employment issues, in an effort to improve the overall health and well-being of First Nations.

The FNIGC is seeking a team of Contributing Writers to provide interpretation of the FNREEES data into clear, thorough and accurate narratives. All of the Contributing Writers must be able to place the FNREEES National Report within the context of other First Nations issues and research related to early childhood development, education and employment, and to First Nations people living on-reserve and in northern communities. Each member of the team of Contributing Writers for the FNREEES National Report must possess an essential combination of formal training and experience in the areas of research, technical writing, analyses of large and complex data sets, and the ability to work in a collaborative team effort within set timeframes. You must indicate a specific area of interest and expertise in one or all of the survey components of:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Education
  • Employment


All interested Contributing Writers must have a good working knowledge of the FNIGC Vision, Mission and Code of Research Ethics, the First Nations principles of OCAP™ (Ownership, Control, Access, and Possession), and of First Nations issues in general.

For more information on how to apply, click on the link below.

Request for Expression of Interest - REEES Writers