The First Peoples Innovation Centre is always looking for people of any background who want to help us with our mission.

  • Volunteering

    Volunteers are an integral part of the FPIC team. Volunteering with us is the perfect opportunity to develop your professional skills or acquire new ones! You will not only help the FPIC accomplish our mission, but will be part of the widespread effort to foster closer ties and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

    Join us and get involved in our projects and activities. We are particularly looking for people with skills in the following areas:

    • Social media
    • Websites
    • Communication
    • Translation
    • Project support

    However, we encourage any individual interested in contributing to the FPIC’s mission to contact us, no matter what skills you have to offer or how often you can help out. We hope to see you soon!

    Jobs available
    • Instructor

      The First Peoples Innovation Center (FPIC) is a benchmark organization that supports innovative social initiatives where Indigenous and Non-Indigenous work together to put the full potential of First Peoples into action, in a context of authentic and lasting reconciliation.

      The First Peoples Innovation Center (FPIC) is looking for a part-time and full-time Instructor at Indigenous FabLabs to implement projects that are taking place in Gatineau and in Indigenous communities.


      Under the supervision of Lead instructors, the Instructor:

      • Facilitates Indigenous FabLab workshops and trainings of the CIPP-FPIC;
      • Ensures all machines, equipment, materials and supplies needed for training are available;
      • Sets up and tests machines that will be used during cohort training;
      • Trains Assistant Instructors and participants on the proper usage of various digital fabrication technologies and software (such as 3D printing, digital engraving and milling) and on the maintenance and calibration of digital fabrication technologies;
      • Ensures all participants understand and follow applicable policies and procedures of the CIPP-FPIC;
      • Travels to Indigenous communities to provide the necessary training.

      Key skills

      • Excellent communication skills, including report writing and presentation of results.
      • Excellent command of French and English.


      • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering or any other related field;
      • Excellent knowledge of 3D printers, laser cutters and digital milling machines (CNC);
      • At least 1 year of work experience in an environment (fablab or makerspace);
      • Valid driver’s license.


      • Competitive salary based on experience;
      • Group insurance with employer contribution;
      • Group RRSP with employer contribution;
      • Accessible by public transport.


      • Salary: between 48,750.00 $ and 58,500.00$ / year;
      • Full time: 37.5 heures par week or part-time;
      • Start of employment: as soon as possible.

      Please send your CV and cover letter to:

      Send us your C.V.