Full time term position available in Winnipeg or Thompson

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Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is hiring one (1) Coordinator under the MKO Path Forward for Investigations of Former Indian Residential School Sites Project (Path Forward Project). Under the direction of the Path Forward Project Manager, the Coordinator will help oversee the delivery of the Path Forward Project. A large role will be played in providing the Path Forward Team with coordination, communication, and technical support. This position reports directly to the Path Forward Project Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Path Forward Project Manager with daily
  • Organize and attend stakeholder/organizational/council/community
  • Develop documents such as meeting minutes, briefing notes, and
  • Assist with drafting mid-year and final
  • Assist with the delegation and completion of
  • Maintain effective communication with the 26 MKO
  • Assist with the coordination and delegation of tasks to
  • Co-develop a community-engagement strategy for the Path Forward
  • Co-develop engagement summaries, surveys, posters, schedules, as
  • Co-develop budgets for MKO led events and
  • Assist with the coordination of staff in-community and at IRS
  • Identify professional development training, workshops, learning opportunities for
  • Other tasks as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of skills and
  • Experience working with First Nation
  • Experience or understanding of Indian Residential School/Day School/60 Scoop
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to work in a First Nation
  • Proficiency with computerized systems (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Canva).
  • Flexibility to travel by air, road, boat to First Nations communities throughout
  • Possess a valid Manitoba driver’s license and have access to a reliable
  • Preference will be given to First Nation applicants.

Salary is dependant upon qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position applying for and resume, along with 3 professional reference listings (include a most recent employer reference) by 4:00 p.m. on June 26, 2024 to: Human Resources at [email protected]

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants; applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their resume or cover letter.

No phone calls will be accepted.

Incorporated in 1981 as the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO). MKO is a non-profit, political advocacy organization that provides a collective voice on issues of inherent, Treaty, Indigenous, and human rights for citizens of the 26 sovereign First Nations we represent. The MKO First Nations are signatory to Treaties 4, 5, 6, and 10.


Please visit our website at mkonation.com