The Village Planning and Development Program awards up to 20 contracts per year, 10 in both the spring and fall cycles. A village council can submit an application to hire a temporary Community Planning Specialist or a Grant Development Specialist during the advertisement period. An application is required from both the village council and the temporary employee. If approved, the temporary Community Planning or Grant Development Specialist (GDS) contract period is 16 weeks long.
To learn how the GDS positions have helped Villages in the Tanana Chief Conference region, please read the testimonials from the following Villages.