Gabriel Dumont Institute – Call for Trustee
The Gabriel Dumont Institute (GDI) invites applications from the Métis community for the following volunteer role:
Trustee of the Gabriel Dumont Scholarship Foundation II Trust
The Gabriel Dumont Institute has been administering scholarships for Saskatchewan’s Métis since the early 1980s through the Gabriel Dumont Scholarship Foundation (GDSF). Scholarships are awarded to Métis students who are Saskatchewan residents and are registered as full-time students at an accredited post-secondary institution.
The programs are intended to recognize leadership, academic ability, financial need, and community involvement of students who meet the eligibility criteria for any or all scholarship programs.
GDSF Trustee members will possess the following: Métis ancestry with solid awareness of Métis history and culture; knowledge, skills, and expertise in the area of training and employment; grasp of labour market and training trends within the area of impact; and must be reputable with a solid history of community service.
Trustees shall have all necessary powers and authority to ensure the Foundation is administered in accordance with the terms. Orientation will be provided to new Trustees. It is expected that Trustees attend scholarship adjudications, which occur bi-annually in the spring and fall. Honorarium and travel expenses are provided as per GDI policies. The term for this position will be a five-year appointment with possibility of renewal.
Candidates can submit their resume to the GDI Scholarship Coordinator along with a short statement on why you are interested in this position.
Starting Date: September 2020
Deadline for Receipt of Resumes: 12:00 PM, July 20th, 2020
Inquiries and Resumes can be sent to: Scholarship Coordinator
Gabriel Dumont Institute
917-22nd Street West
Saskatoon, SK S7M 0R9