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Employment and Training Coordinator (Human Resource Program) – Opportunity

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Employment and Training Coordinator
Full Time Position

The Human Resource Program is seeking a dynamic and engaging Employment & Training Coordinator with a friendly and courteous demeanor to join our organization.  The successful incumbent will provide a high level of expertise in the areas of Counseling Clients, Career Planning, Administrative responsibilities and is responsible for training to employment needs of Fisher River Cree Nation. 

Duties will include:

  • Meet with clients to prepare a needs assessment and career planning
  • Job search assistance, counselling, including resume writing, interview preparation techniques and cover letter/resume preparation
  • Access to labour market and academic program information
  • Referral and sponsorship to education, skills training and employment programs to enhance employability
  • Assisting clients with applications for Employment Insurance and Social Insurance Numbers
  • Data input: Accountability Resource Management System (ARMS) ensuring updated files are in system for all clients utilizing the Training & Employment Services
  • Assisting clients with the completion of applications for criminal records check, birth certificates, marriage, and death certificates (minimal levels of service)
  • Familiar with Employment Social Development Canada (ESDC)/ASETS program
  • Refer clients to local employers seeking workers with matched qualifications, experience and transferable skills for possible local and nation-wide employment
  • Familiar with all Federal/Provincial Government Income Security Programs
  • Maintain a local community job bank
  • Familiar with post-secondary educational institutions, funding and training initiatives
  • Monthly reporting of daily activities
  • Monthly reporting to funder
  • Supply ASETS/FPDI with statistical information of local community trainees and results when required
  • Assist FPDI with their local community labour market information when required
  • Attend local meetings on behalf of Fisher River Cree Nation and ASETS that pertain to Training & Employment
  • Manage and oversee youth employment program
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in a related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in the employment and training sector an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft word, excel, power point, email, internet research
  • Work with minimum supervision, and regular hours
  • Ability to speak and understand an Aboriginal language will be considered an asset
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required (must have own vehicle)
  • Must be willing to work weekends, if needed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, class 5
  • Must provide with Resume: Criminal Record Check, Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks (at your own expense)

Deadline Extended to:  Please forward your resume by Wednesday, April 14, 2021 @ 4:30 pm.  All applicants must submit three reference names and contact information of their recent supervisors to:
Colleen Amos
Human Resource Coordinator
Phone: (204) 645-2171     Fax: (204) 645-2745    Email:

Successful Candidate will be subject to a pre-screening drug test (as per the FRCN Drug By-law 2004-01, Sec. 8.01).  We thank all those who applied; however, applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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