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Coordinator Indigenous Health

Position: Coordinator, Indigenous Health
Reports to: National Director, Indigenous Health
Department: Mission - Health Promotion
Location: Any province (working from a H&S provincial office)
Status: Permanent Part-time (0.75 FTE)

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The opportunity

We are looking for a candidate with a strong understanding and awareness of Indigenous health and social issues. In this role you will provide planning and project support that contributes to achieving the goals of the Indigenous Health Strategy.

Key responsibilities

Provide logistical support to the National Director, Indigenous Health, including
• Coordinating their calendar
• Coordinating their travel schedule
• Coordinate Indigenous Health document storage

Provide logistical support to the Indigenous health team, including:
• Tracking and managing budget and expenses of the Indigenous Health portfolio
• Providing meeting and event support for the Indigenous Health team
• Liaising with other teams and staff members on behalf of the Indigenous Health team
• Support Indigenous Health event logistics
• Developing, proofing, and editing documents such as reports and presentations
• Coordinating Indigenous Health-related activities across different functional and provincial teams
• Supporting and initiating liaison with external organizations and agencies


• University or College degree in Science, Social Sciences, Health Promotion, or a related field.
• Awareness and understanding of Indigenous health and social issues.

Experience and Skills

• Minimum two years’ work experience providing administrative support in public health, health promotion, NGO sector and/or Indigenous governance sector.
• Direct experience with Indigenous culture and cultural practices.
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office systems and software
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Previous project/program and budget management and support.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and operate effectively with a high level of autonomy
• Initiative, planning and problem solving skills
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of public health/health promotion theory, practice, and programs.
• Ability to work with diverse groups of people across organizational boundaries and different levels of responsibility.
• Ability to synthesize, translate and communicate scientific, policy, health and social issues-related information.
• Awareness and understanding of diversity, cultural humility and cultural safety.

If you have the qualifications and share our passion for our mission, we invite you to forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to We offer comprehensive benefits including pension, dental and medical coverage.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

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We thank all applicants for their interest however, due to volume, we can only contact those selected for interviews.

Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. If you have been contacted for an interview and require an accommodation due to disability to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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