Job Title: Employment & Training Coordinator

Job Summary: The Employment & Training Coordinator’s position holds two primary responsibilities. The first responsibility is to manage the daily human resources of the Native Council and provide employment assistance to the community. The second responsibility is to manage the Native Council’s Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ASETS).  ASETS links training to labour market demands and ensures that Canada’s Aboriginal people can fully participate in economic opportunities.

Human Resources Responsibilities:

  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals;
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with job readiness;
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, skill requirements and other necessary information;
  • Maintain a current and up-to-date case management filing system;
  • Seek out contacts and liaise with businesses and industry leaders on current and upcoming employment opportunities;
  • Facilitate and oversee the recruiting, and hiring of new NCPEI staff;
  • Provide orientation training to new employees;
  • Oversee the transition period to the end of a program and help support the ‘exit’ strategy;
  • Maintain human resource records of all employees;
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, training and seek out networks/partnerships and participate in relevant committees on behalf of the NCPEI;
  • Assist in annual planning, monitoring and appraising of employee evaluations; and
  • Handle all records related to grievances, performance reviews and disciplinary actions.

Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the program’s budget;
  • Maintain confidential records and statistics on regional community employment;
  • Prepare program reports to program funders and the NCPEI Board of Directors concerning program activities;
  • Attend career fairs and promote the NCPEI for career and job opportunities;
  • Assist clients in the development of career action plan;
  • Provide financial assistance to eligible clients;
  • Assist with measures such as: life skills, resume/cover letter writing and job search skills;
  • Conduct follow-up on client’s progress;
  • Attend training sessions as required to learn ASETS programs, policies and guidelines;
  • Respond to requests for input/information from the NCPEI President & Chief;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications (minimum requirements):

  • At least 2 years’ work experience in the area of employment support, human resource, and/or project management;
  • At least 2-year degree or certificate in related field

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Career counseling planning;
  • Employment agreements, requirements and legislation;
  • Employment needs assessment & basic office administration;
  •  Human resource planning/development & knowledge of relevant regional labour and employment legislations, policies, and procedures;
  • Team building;
  • Decision making skills & proactive leadership;
  • Strong research, writing, accounting, budgeting, communication and presentation skills;
  • Time management, stress management, and file organization skills;
  • Experience working with the Aboriginal population would be considered an asset;
  • Experience in proposal development and program delivery would be considered an asset

Salary: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour based on qualifications & experience. Full-time (37.5 hrs per week).


  • Must have a valid driver’s permit, have access to a reliable vehicle and be willing to travel as required;
  • Must be able to produce a current criminal record check.

Applications must be received no later than: May 9th, 2017.

Please submit resume to:

*Preference will be given to individuals of Aboriginal ancestry. *