CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

197 - Project Coordinator - Repost

Underserved Populations Program - MacCharles

Competition #: 197-21-764029646

Closing Date: August 3, 2021

  • Term
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)

ASAP – December 31, 2022 (May expire with 2 weeks’ notice)


Reporting to the Program Lead - Underserved Populations Program (UPP), the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities related to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cancer Initiative for Manitoba. The Project Coordinator will also collaborate with stakeholders to ensure that the initiative is conducted in a culturally appropriate way. This position is grant funded through the Canadian Partnerships Against Cancer related to the Enhancing access, knowledge and patient experience for First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Manitoba throughout the cancer continuum project.



  • Baccalaureate degree in Health Sciences, Social Services, Native Studies or related filed/discipline, combination of equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in project coordination
  • Experience with and demonstrated understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit health issues
  • Experience in respectfully working with First Nations, Métis and Inuit partners and stakeholders
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all levels of staff and the general public
  • Demonstrated project management, collaboration and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve and think critically
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, including presenting to various audiences, as well as strong attention to detail
  • Must be skilled in working with Internet, Windows platforms and Microsoft programs including Word, excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as with a team, and be able to prioritize and adapt within a fast-paced changing environment
  • Must have suitable access to a vehicle and valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Overnight travel, provincially and nationally (including rural and remote communities) depending on COVID-19 restrictions
  • Satisfactory work record
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada


  • Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous Canadian citizens. Applicants must, at application, declare that they self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) Canadian
  • Fluency in Cree, Dakota, Dene, Inuktitut, Michif, Ojibwe, Oji-Cree, French
  • Demonstrated knowledge of qualitative and quantitative program evaluation
  • Experience working in a health-care environment.
  • Knowledge of the cancer continuum, and cancer services
  • Knowledge of OCAP® (Ownership, Control, Access and Possession) principles
  • Previous experience writing grants and reports to funding agencies
  • Previous experience in event planning and coordination
  • Masters level education

Salary: Non-Union


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number to:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9