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Meskwaki, Inc. Hiring Executive Office Assistant

Meskwaki, Inc. is hiring an Executive Office Assistant and this job will be open until January 22, 2021.

Executive Office Assistant’s general purpose:

Provides support to our executive team in administrative, secretarial and clerical functions to maintain an efficient office environment. Examples of tasks are creating reports, organizing travel and accommodation, taking minutes, and other organizational tasks. Must have knowledge in confidentiality, be trustworthy, reliable, and dependable. Positive attitude with the will to improve. Have an enthusiastic and driven personality, strong organizational skills, openness to feedback. To do role properly one should have a detailed understanding of the full Microsoft Office suite, be extremely fast at solving problems and have experience as an executive or administration assistant in the past.

To see full job description see link below:

Executive Office Assistant – Meskwaki, Inc.

If interested in applying, please contact Meskwaki, Inc. Human Resources at:

641-484-9567 or 641-484-2638

http://www.meskwakiinc.com/uploads/4/8/5/3/48536865/meskwaki_app_2016.pdf

Or if you would like, please send resumes to Human Resources email address hr@meskwakiinc.com or mail resume to:

Meskwaki Inc. Human Resources

ATTN: Executive Office Assistant Position

1496 Hwy 30

Tama, Iowa 52339

Tribal Council Meeting Rescheduled

The Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 13 has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 19 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.

Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.

Derecho Tree Debris Pile Open to Community

The derecho tree debris pile, located on Battleground Road, is open to community members to take/collect firewood for personal use or for ceremonial/clan house use.

This debris pile will be available for collecting firewood until January 17, 2021. After 01/17/2021, availability cannot be guaranteed. Other locations’ debris piles will become available at a later date.

Please maintain caution when working around the brush pile as heavy logs may shift while working.

**As a reminder, in accordance with Tribal Codes, Meskwaki timber cannot be sold.

Please contact MNR at (641) 484-3511 for any questions or concerns.

Tribal Council Meeting Jan. 5, 2021

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom.

Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be held via Zoom.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairperson.

“How to Start Your Own Business” Webinar with Michael Shuman

“How to Start Your Own Business”

Thursday, January 14, 2021

10:00 – 11:30 AM, CT

via Zoom, Meeting ID #872 0234 2641

Interested in becoming your own boss and starting your own business?  Michael Shuman, who is working with the Meskwaki community courtesy of the Northwest Area Foundation, will lead community members in a short workshop about how to transform a passion, dream, hobby, or skill into a successful business.  He will review the steps of preparing a business plan, and offer suggestions about how to get started.  Come prepared with your ideas and ready to share them!

Michael Shuman an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a leading visionary on community economics.  He’s also an Adjunct Professor at Bard Business School in New York City.    He has authored, coauthored, or edited ten books.  His two most recent books are Put Your Money Where Your Life Is:  How to Invest Locally Using Solo 401ks and Self-Directed IRAs and The Local Economy Solution:  How Innovative, Self-Financing Pollinator Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity and Local Dollars, Local Sense:  How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street.

Questions? Call Shoshonis Brown with Workforce Development at 641-484-9506.

Covid-19 Emergency Relief Funds Distribution, Dec. 28-29

The Coronavirus Emergency Relief Funds Distribution will be held on Monday, December 28th and Tuesday, December 29th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

The first hour of both days, 8:00am – 9:00am,  will be reserved for Elders ONLY, curbside assistance will also be available for Elders.

All Tribal Members beginning at 9:00 am on both Monday, Dec. 28 and Tuesday, Dec. 29.

For questions, please call the Front Desk at (641) 484-4678.