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Coordinator – NWT Career Centre / Coordinateur du Carrefour carrières

October 5, 2021
Job Type
  • $28.00/hour



Supporting individuals to obtain skills and/or employment while providing an option for residents to access service during the early evenings. The primary client group are experiencing multi-barriers to employment (including criminal records, mental health and addictions, and/or homelessness).

Client interactions will be consistent as per overall NWT Career Centre client service standards and approaches. All staff are informed by the Social Determinants of Health while accounting for areas including social exclusion, aboriginal status, gender, race and disability. The NWT Career Centre works with clients to connect dots across the spectrum of services offered. This includes a holistic approach based on an individual’s unique path.


Duties and Responsibilities:

With direction from the Manager, NWT Career Centre and working collaboratively with other Career Centre staff and community resources, the Coordinator will;

  • Coordinate services from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday to Thursday.
  • Provide support to participants in areas such as employability, skills upgrading, technology access, application support, online learning etc.
  • Build relationships and market the initiative in the community.
  • Support a Steering Committee to lead a Community revitalization project.
  • Other tasks deemed relevant with the position as determined by the management.


Typically, the successful applicant will meet the following:

  • Post-secondary education in business administration, education, wellness and/or coaching.
  • 2+ years in career development, coaching and/or working with vulnerable populations.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, cross-cultural knowledge and creativity.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks, prioritize and problem solve.

Equivalences will be considered.

Email, fax or drop off a resume/cover letter to the NWT Career Centre by 5:00 pm, October 22, 2021.

Email: Fax: (867) 873-8792 or call (867) 873-8790.

Company Info

About Us
We are located in Chief Drygeese territory. From time immemorial, it has been the traditional land of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, and more recently, the homeland of the North Slave Métis Alliance. We respect the histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and all First Peoples of Canada.
NWT Career Centre
Clients accessing the Career Centre fall within one or more employability dimensions ranging from Job Readiness through to Career Growth. Our task is to provide a broad range of services to meet the needs of all of our clientele, firmly rooted within a client-focused, holistic approach while delivering services encompassing the values of respect, helpfulness, honesty, empathy and open communication.
The Conseil de developpement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDETNO) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, stimulate and support economic development and employability of Francophones and Francophiles in the NWT. CDETNO is an employer that promotes fairness and equality, and offers a stimulating work environment, focused on accountability of each employee and lifelong learning where balance between work and life is important.

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