The Training Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination, management, and reporting on all funded training projects. The Training Program Coordinator is also responsible for the development, implementation and coordination of training plans and programs that support various construction projects in the region, including the Twinning of Highway 17. Finally, the Training Program Coordinator provides on-going support to the project staff to help ensure that the pre-employment skills development, skill training programs, employment placement and retention, and other holistic needs of the trainees are met. The Training Program Coordinator reports directly to the General Manager.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Business or Education is preferred. Equivalent work experience would be considered.
  • Experience working on and managing large projects.
  • Experience developing and/or implementing training or education programs.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills to develop reporting tools.
  • Previous involvement in local labor and mentoring programs/opportunities.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and following work-plans, budgets, and timetables.
  • Management experience is considered an asset.
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively supervise project staff.
  • Ability to collaborate with member communities, employment partners, training delivery organizations and other organizations.
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language, culture, traditions, and local communities is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Establish and maintain formal accountability processes with the Board, Chief and Councils, the communities and Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD).
  • Establish and maintain a project advisory committee.
  • Establish and maintain a project administrative office and training centre.
  • Develop and implement an annual project workplan and budget.
  • Supervise all project staff.
  • Work with employment partners and the communities to develop and/or refine training programs to meet the needs of the First Nations and Niiwin Wendaanimok Limited Partnership.
  • Coordinate support to address the holistic needs of the project participants.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of individual participant training/employment plans.
  • Coordinate with project employment partners to identify work placements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of all required training programs.
  • Coordinate all community-based pre-employment skills training and support.
  • Coordinate employment retention supports for participants.
  • Complete and communicate all required project reports to the Board.
  • Communicate regularly with project partners.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure the success of the project by the Board and/or General Manager.

Along with a resume and cover letter, applicants must submit a current copy of their vulnerable sector check and three references.  CLOSING DATE IS MAY 28, 2021 AT 4PM


The salary range for this position is $100,00.00-$125,000.00 depending on qualifications and experience.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered due to COVID-19. We thank all those who have expressed an interest in this position; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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      Niiwin Wendaanimok Management Inc.
      Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
      Golf Course Road
      Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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