Employment Opportunity



Term Position – Thompson, Manitoba


Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) in partnership with Indigenous Services Canada provides services to assist Status First Nations clients in obtaining or renewing their Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) as well as assist families with filling out forms for registration of treaty status. MKO will accept and facilitate Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS) applications and registrations from First Nations clients wishing to obtain or renew their SCIS or those who need to apply for treaty status.  The Status Card Intake Clerk will assist applicants applying for status cards or registration of treaty status in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.  Verify applicant’s identification is updated and have picture ID to complete forms to process and issue Certificates of Indian status in a timely manner.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist in reviewing applications for Secure Status Card
  • Assist with reviewing applications for registration of treaty status
  • Assist with ordering birth certificates for person(s) who would like to apply for treaty status
  • Assist with obtaining other forms of Identification for clientele
  • Take the requisite picture and endorse with stamp
  • Ensure identification is valid, photocopied and stamped
  • Ensure all applications are secured and confidential
  • Complete applications and submit for processing
  • Send out application via registered mail
  • Answer calls and emails to questions regarding identification and processes
  • Answer calls and emails regarding treaty status registration processes
  • Interact positively and respectfully with all applicants


Education and Experience

  • Post-Secondary Education is an asset
  • Cree or Dene as a second Language preferred
  • Knowledge of Indigenous Services Canada
  • Knowledge of Issues regarding Identification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond to conflicting priorities
  • Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Must be able to travel


Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and two (2) references by

4:00 PM on June 23rd, 2023 to:

Shawna Flett at [email protected]


We thank all applicants, only those considered for further review will be contacted

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