Wellness Programs Coordinator

Wellness Programs Coordinator

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Position: Wellness Programs Coordinator

Tenure: Term until March 31, 2024

 Preference will be given to Inuit applicants



The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is offering an exciting opportunity to an individual who can ensure the efficient coordination of QIA’s Wellness Programs and related initiatives, directly contributing to organizational success and achievement of QIA’s vision.


Under the direction of the Director of the Social Policy Department, the Coordinator position is accountable for the transparent and efficient administration and delivery of social programs and wellness initiatives which are delivered by QIA.  The Wellness Programs Coordinator works closely with community, regional, and national committees related to wellness programing and shares information regarding availability of funding at the community level with strategic partners. This position will represent QIA at wellness related events, in working groups and committees, and provides leadership through in-depth knowledge of community programs, resources, and services aimed at Inuit leaning, development, and wellness.


Reporting to the Manager of Inuit Development and Wellness, the Coordinator position will help develop and lead delivery of QIA-led wellness initiatives, and when required, will support research of issues affecting the well-being of Qikiqtani Inuit and their families. This role will also plan and facilitate events and presentations, leverage and manage funding or contribution agreement obligations, and ensure reporting requirements adhere to QIA policies.


This position requires a high degree of organization skill, data management skill, leadership and team building skill. The incumbent must be able to manage complex issues in a frontline service delivery role.  Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of one year of experience in program coordination or administration and have proven knowledge of trauma-informed service delivery. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel is required, and the successful candidate will have public speaking skills and a demonstrated ability to facilitate workshops or make presentations to large groups. This role requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Fluency in both English and Inuktitut is an asset.


Experience working with Nunavut communities, with Inuit or Indigenous organizations, or federal/governmental agencies is required, as is the ability to provide financial administration to programs and projects.  An awareness of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and the political, social, and economic environment of Nunavut and Inuit Nunangat in general is required.  A satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required.


This position generally requires completion of a post-secondary diploma in Inuit Studies, Social Sciences, or other related discipline.  Certification in suicide prevention is an asset.  A combination of relevant education (such as Nunavut Sivuniksavut) and related experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.


Starting salary for this position is $66,352 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $24,000 per annum.

Housing is not provided.


Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:


Human Resources                            Tel: (867) 975-8400

Qikiqtani Inuit Association               Fax: (867) 979-3238

Igluvut building, 2nd floor

P.O. Box 1340                                   Email: Resumes@qia.ca

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0


CLOSING DATE: June 25, 2021 at 5:00pm EST                                

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