Full Time Position available in Thompson.

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Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual that will perform the functions of the Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy (TUAS) Coordinator.

Roles and Responsibilities
•Coordinate and provide logistical/administrative support to the TUAS Steering Committee, sub-committees and special projects;
•Provide support and liaise with the Committee Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, the INAC designate, and Committee Members in support of the Urban Aboriginal Strategy;
•Participate at TUAS meeting as an ex-officio member;
•Coordination of monthly TUAS Steering Committee meetings, including:
Preparing and circulating records of decisions (minutes of meeting);
•Identifying agenda items;
•Conducting preliminary research and analysis of issues in consultation with the Committee Chair and Vice-chair, and the INAC designate;
•Preparing briefings, background material and reports;
•Arranging meeting participation and other meeting logistics including hospitality arrangements;
•Researching, and providing other logistics support;
•Preparing and circulating records of decisions and other related documents;
•Developing and editing reports including preparation of reports for presentation to the TUAS Steering Committee;
•Coordination of Community Forums and other special events convened by the TUAS Steering Committee, including:
Preparing and distributing meeting invitations, including arrangements for public advertising;
•Booking meeting space, ordering hospitality and other arrangements as required;
•Coordination of logistic and special event implementation;
•Assists other team members and carries out other duties as needed and assigned.


Education and Experience
•3-5 years’ experience in related field;
•Combination of relevant education and experience will be considered;
•Computer experience, specifically with Outlook, Word and Excel spreadsheets;
•Must have excellent writing, oral, inter-personal skills;
•Must be able to meet deadlines within short time lines;
•A valid class 5 driver’s license;
•Working knowledge of Internet, E-mail and other business related computer software;
•A current satisfactory Criminal Records check including clearance to work with vulnerable women, youth and child Intervention.


Salary is dependent 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 PM on November 16, 2023 to: Human Resources at [email protected]


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