Reporting to MKO this is a six-month term position with the possibility of an extension.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary function of the Caucus Transition Coordinator as a key contact for the Caucus will assist the KIM Engagement Working Group in carrying out the Governance Engagement Plan. The Coordinator will arrange meetings for engagement sessions with the Caucus as part of establishing KIM’s 3-part governance structure (Regional Caucuses, Keewatinohk Inniniw Okimowin Council, and Board of Directors). KIM is a newly established northern First Nations-led health entity. The Caucuses are Keewatin Tribal Council, Swampy Cree Tribal Council, Norway House, Cross Lake, Nisichawayasihk, and O-Pipon-Na-Piwin. The Coordinator will field and respond to questions related to the Governance Engagement Plan. The Coordinator will take guidance on the work to be undertaken for each Caucus from the KIM Research and Community Engagement Coordinator

TASKS

  • To provide an orientation to the Caucus on the KIM governance structure and governance engagement plan.
  • To communicate with the Caucus and its target participants on the role of KIM.
  • To assist the Caucus in establishing their own process for selection of their Council member(s) to the KIM, and in completing the required resolution for appointments.
  • To assist with the advertisement locally for the KIM Board positions to generate interest and applications to serve on the Board.
  • To assist in disseminating information about what KIM is currently undertaking to transform health and wellness services and outcomes.
  • To prepare logistics in advance of the Caucus engagement session with the KIM Engagement Working Group.
  • To schedule engagement sessions with the community members, if requested by Caucus.
  • To assist the KIM Research and Community Engagement Coordinator with data collection, data analysis and key considerations.
  • To assist the Caucus with the validation of a vision statement and guiding principles for By-law # 2 organizational framework and identifying caucus priorities for KIM.
  • To maintain, document and accurate records of each engagement session.
  • To execute any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Caucus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Social Work, Health, or Education with a minimum of five years of experience in community development or related work experience.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Active listening and note taking
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Facilitation skills including in-person and the use of various media platforms
  • Must be familiar with the use and application of technology (i.e., Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Telehealth)
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s License

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Ability to speak and understand an Indigenous Language (Cree or Dene) is considered an asset.

Must pass a Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable People’s and a Child Abuse Registry Check and submit to the attention of Lianna F. Anderson, Executive Director of Operations. liannaanderson@ncncree.com