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Youth Coordinator

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program
Thompson  –  Term Position until March 31, 2022 


The Youth Coordinator will be an employee of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) as part of the MKO Indigenous Skills, Employment & Training (ISETs) program that is designed to help Indigenous people improve their skills and find employment. The Youth Coordinator will help bring focus to the 18-30 year old age groups and act as a liaison to youth mentors/leaders/workers in the MKO communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Connect with MKO communities youth and build communication/relationship with them, share ideas, help advocate for what they are trying to achieve
  • Work with ISETs team to help develop youth ideas and bring them to fruition
  • Learn and identify ways the ISETs program can reach more 18-30 age groups using social media, create and promote online
  • Create and conduct surveys to 18-30 age groups to improve training and jobs in their community
  • Contact non-profit organizations and review their websites to see what programs and initiatives are available to engage youth
  • Research recreation & wellness provincially and nationally for youth and share to ISETs team, sub agreement holders and MKO community youth contacts
  • Review prior year database statistics on interventions on 18-30 age groups and identify activities and make recommendations to sub agreement holders
  • Identify training solutions using the Employee & Training program
  • Create email group and distribute information to all parties
  • Stay informed with funding/proposals for youth related projects/activities and share with the ISETs team and communities
  • Highlight proposal application process, funding terms and conditions and deadlines to ISETs and sub agreement holders
  • Support and volunteer all MKO initiatives
  • Other related duties as assigned

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by 4:00pm on July 16, 2021 to:

Dorothy Smith
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (204) 778-7655
Mail: 206-55 Selkirk Avenue
Thompson, MB R8N 0N8

We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.