Regional Coordinator (Training & Employment)

Position Summary:
This position will support the development and implementation of Indigenous Skills for Employment and Training programs in the Province of Alberta. The program addresses the special employment and training needs of Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse residing off reserve. Position is located in Edmonton.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in social services, human resources, Aboriginal/Indigenous studies or a strong background in career and employment services and minimum of 2 years’ experience;
  • Familiarity with Indigenous communities, organizations and employment and training agencies in Alberta and across Canada;
  • Successful completion and maintenance of clear Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector;
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge and commitment to the principles and values that guide the work of the Indigenous peoples
  • Understanding of issues related to enhancing the lives of Indigenous women and their families;
  • Solid understanding of Gender Based Analysis and approaches to programming;
  • Superior communication skills, interpersonal, written and verbal skills, within diverse groups, communities and individuals;
  • Strong presentation skills, liaison and networking expertise;
  • Direct experience in project coordination, policy and work plan development, and report writing;
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative manner with strong organizational skills;
  • Complete understanding of dealing with confidential and sensitive information;
  • Expertise in working in a high pressure fast paced environment;
  • Ability to adapt to change in tasks and priorities as needed;
  • Full comprehension, knowledge and experience with all computer software including Microsoft suite of tools and internet techniques.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Promote programs to Indigenous women and the general public
  • Work with Indigenous women to secure employment and educational opportunities
  • Provide vocational assessments, counseling, and career planning for individuals receiving provincial Social Assistance and Employment Insurance;
  • Provide employment and training opportunities to Indigenous women;
  • Develop, maintain and administer employment and training client contracts;
  • Develop and facilitate in-house and community workshops, and project presentations;
  • Research grant opportunities and write proposals in collaboration for leverage funding;
  • Research and keep up to date with Labour market demands and educational opportunities;
  • Ensure appropriate reporting is provided.
  • Maintain office space and filing system
  • Organize provincial Selection Committee meetings;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all financial records in accordance with standard accounting practices and procedures;
  • Ensure records accurately reflect the financial status of the Employment and Training Program and comply with all requirements of law;
  • Maintain all contracts, procurement files, client files, insurance and bank documents, and ensure other financial and correspondence records are maintained and secured;
  • Maintain all T4A’s and Summary Reports, including client reports
  • Write and submit quarterly financial reports to program requirements
  • Willingness to travel and work outside of business hours when necessary
  • Direct liaison with the National Office regarding program activities and deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned.

Contact Details

Organization: Spirit Staffing & Consulting Inc.
Contact: Beatrice Floch
Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline

November 30, -0001

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