Abegweit First Nation


Abegweit First Nation Administration and Finance Department oversees all programs, along with other areas that may not be covered by one of the main program areas. Some of the additional areas include: water and sewer infrastructure and services, community buildings, education facilities and programs, social services for families, seniors and youth, community economic development and employment initiatives, road maintenance, ecological rehabilitation work, recreational facilities and services, Agreements with federal, provincial and local governments and agencies, lands, infrastructure and housing, communications, family violence prevention, youth programming, transportation, blueberry fields, fitness and tripartite agreements (including RCMP). Administration employees work to support and assist band members, other staff and the Council.

The Finance Department is responsible for duties such as Payroll, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Assurance, staffing issues, employee benefits, new staff orientation, job postings, hiring procedure, maintaining staff files, data storage, attendance, staff training, Annual Audit Meeting, and staff events for all Abegweit First Nation programs and businesses. Other duties include quarterly Community Update, recreation and youth activities and annual community events.

The Finance Department assists in the creation of personnel policies and procedures and ensures that Abegweit’s policies and procedures are followed by all departments and employees.

Abegweit First Nation Administration Office is located at 31 Kitpu Street in Scotchfort, PE.

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