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ISET Coordinator

Native Women's Association of the NWT
February 2, 2022
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This position will support the development and implementation of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) Indigenous Skills and Employment Training program in the Territory of Northwest Territories. The NWAC ISET program addresses the special employment and training needs of Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse residing off reserve.

All interested candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to


  • Promote the Native Women’s Association of the NWT, NWAC, and the ISET program to Indigenous women and the general public;
  • Work with Indigenous women to secure employment and educational opportunities;
  • Provide vocational assessments, counseling, and career planning for individuals receiving provincial Social Assistance and Employment Insurance;
  • Provide employment and training opportunities to Indigenous women;
  • Develop, maintain and administer employment and training client contracts;
  • Develop and facilitate in-house and community workshops, and project presentations;
  • Research grant opportunities and write proposals in collaboration for leverage funding;
  • Research and keep up to date with labour market demands and educational opportunities;
  • Ensure appropriate reporting is provided to NWAC with respect to the ISET program;
  • Maintain ISET office space and filing system;
  • Organize provincial ISET Selection Committee meetings;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all ISET financial records in accordance with standard accounting practices and procedures;
  • Ensure records accurately reflect the financial status of the Employment and Training Program and comply with all requirements of law;
  • Maintain all contracts, procurement files, client files, insurance and bank documents, and ensure other financial and correspondence records are maintained and secured;
  • Maintain all T4A’s and Summary Reports, including client reports;
  • Write and submit quarterly financial reports to NWAC as per ISET program requirements;
  • Willingness to travel and work outside of business hours when necessary;
  • Direct liaison with the NWAC National Office regarding ISET program activities and deliverables;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education in social services, human resources, Aboriginal/Indigenous studies or a strong background in career and employment services and minimum of 2 years experience;
  • Familiarity with Indigenous communities, organizations and employment and training agencies in Northwest Territories and across Canada;
  • Successful completion and maintenance of clear Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector;
  • Valid Driver’s License.

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