ISETS Program

Full Time Position – Thompson, Manitoba

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual that will perform the functions of Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) Program Coordinator.

As the direct community contact, you will:

  • Have training in Business Administration or similar, plus minimum two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Have experience working directly with First Nations and/or Northern communities;
  • Be computer literate and have working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Have experience in analyzing and reconciling monthly, quarterly, or annual financial reports with the ability to read general ledgers from various accounting software;
  • Have knowledge and/or experience with identifying and providing recommendations in the areas of training and employment for First Nations;
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with community officials and program partners;
  • Be highly self-motivated with the flexibility to adapt for changing roles and responsibilities in response to community and program needs;
  • Have excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to effectively organize work priorities;
  • Be able to set and meet targets and deadlines in coordination with the community;
  • Have experience reading and applying terms from agreements and policy manuals;
  • Be able to work productively under own initiative as well as cooperatively within a team;
  • Possess conflict resolution and problem-solving skills;
  • Be able to assist with proposal and application writing;
  • Be approachable and work in a confidential manner;
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers license; must be willing to travel to communities;
  • Knowledge of the guidelines and reporting requirements of the ISETS Program;
  • Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset.

Salary is dependant upon qualifications and experience

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and two references by 4:00 PM on August 29, 2022, to: Shawna Flett at [email protected]


We thank all applicants. Only those applicants 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.