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Workforce Development Coordinator

Requisition ID: 357082  

Position Number: 20001779

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Employer: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 

Site: WRHA Corporate   

Department / Unit: Indigenous Workforce Development  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: Non Union 

Anticipated Start Date: 05/01/2024

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Work Arrangement: In Person  

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.


Position Overview

Reporting to the Director - Workforce Development, the Workforce Development Coordinator will contribute to the development of a representative workforce within the Winnipeg Health Region that facilitates greater inclusion of the Indigenous community.

Develop a comprehensive regional representative workforce strategy, including the development and implementation of recruitment resources and tools to promote and support recruitment of Indigenous employees.

Develops strong working relationships with various sectors of Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) management, employees, and the community to enhance the Region’s capacity to attract Indigenous job seekers to careers in the health field.

Promotes a positive public awareness of the WRHA and its career options and services to internal and external stakeholders of the healthcare system.

Acts as a resource to the WRHA to increase awareness of the healthcare careers/employment opportunities among Indigenous job seekers through a variety of career exploration, outreach and recruitment initiatives.


  • Experience in/and knowledge of Workforce Development functions specializing in Healthcare, Indigenous employment, workforce development, youth engagement strategies.
  • Previous experience in workforce or career development, involving engagement activities and outreach to the community.
  • Experience working with the Indigenous community; knowledge of Indigenous customs, values, beliefs and traditions.
  • Demonstrated experience promoting careers to Indigenous students and youth, with the ability to provide information on community resources and encourage them to apply to various training/education programs.
  • Demonstrated strategic problem-solving skills and research experience.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • University Degree or College diploma in social sciences, human resources or management required.


  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Access to vehicle.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and manage interpersonal relationships professionally.
  • Working knowledge of the Indigenous community resources and organizations.
  • Ability to set goals and meet deadlines under pressure and with changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills (report writing and presentations).
  • Ability to manage tasks and projects involving diverse organizations in the community and internal stakeholders.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who are of Indigenous ancestry.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable



This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Golden West Centennial Lodge, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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