Who We Are

Pinnguaq Association, a not-for-profit organization, incorporates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) into unique learning applications that promote storytelling, health, wellness and growth with rural, remote and Indigenous communities. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities for community-based connectivity, equity and sustainability.

At Pinnguaq, we are committed to best practice workplace equity as an early adopter of Canada’s 50/30 challenge. Hiring qualified and passionate people to fill positions contributes to the overall success of our organization. We value hiring people with diverse backgrounds who reflect the local communities we serve; this core value helps build programming and resources that are grounded in trust, sustainability, active community participation, local economic development, and meaningful skill development.

We believe an equitable workplace is a healthy workplace; we welcome and advocate for diversity of perspectives and backgrounds to ensure our ongoing development is intersectional. We especially welcome Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We aim to cultivate a community that is collaborative and innovative, while prioritizing the well-being of our team members.

Pinnguaq Perks

We understand the importance of work-life balance. We want our employees to be healthy and feel supported, have access to resources they need, and be immersed in a positive work environment.

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package; including Employee Assistance Plan
  • 10 Paid Sick Days
  • Generous Vacation Days
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Education Leave
  • Flexible Work Arrangements & Virtual Workplace Opportunities

For more information, read our reports and internal policies.

Available Positions

See below for all of our open positions. Click learn more to apply!

Recruitment Process

At Pinnguaq we have a three-step hiring process. 

Step 1: Preliminary Interview with our P&C Team
Selected candidates will be asked to participate in a 20-30 minute preliminary interview via Google Meets with a member of our People and Culture Team. During this conversation we want to take the opportunity to learn more about you and your interest in working for Pinnguaq! This is also your opportunity to ask us any clarifying questions about the role and organization.

Step 2: First Interview with Hiring Committee
Candidates selected for interviews will be invited to attend either a video or an in-person interview with our hiring committee, each lasting for 60 minutes, based on their preference and circumstances.

Step 3: Second Interview with Hiring Committee
Selected candidates will have the option to participate in a 60-minute interview with our hiring committee, either through a video call or in person, depending on their preference and circumstances. This interview will serve as the final step in the evaluation process for the position.

For certain roles, candidates may need to complete an assessment before their first interview with the hiring committee. If selected, our People and Culture Team will provide assessment details. We’re committed to fairness, transparency, and offering feedback to all candidates who complete assessments, regardless of the outcome. Your interest in Pinnguaq is appreciated!

Pinnguaq Association is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our organization. We welcome applicants who will contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Pinnguaq is engaged in ongoing self-reflective practice to ensure inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.

Pinnguaq will support candidates who require childcare during their interview process by being flexible with accommodating an interview time, or providing a subsidy to help cover any childcare costs.