Tobacco Reduction Strategy Coordinator

Keewatin Tribal Council

Posted Nov 29, 2019 at 06:00 pm Closes Dec 13, 2019 at 06:00 pm

Job Location:
Thompson, MB
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
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Tobacco Reduction Strategy Coordinator




Under the direction of the Director of Health, the Tobacco Reduction Strategy Coordinator will provide advisory, support services, and program planning in the area of tobacco control strategies for the 11 KTC communities.  The primary goal of the Coordinator is to provide training and awareness that will ultimately reduce the rate of non-traditional tobacco consumption and its effects, in the region served by the Keewatin Tribal Council directly, and through the delivery of future programs and content creation, contribute to other region’s efforts to reduce tobacco consumption as well.




Other roles and responsibilities are to provide resources and training to community health resource workers.  To promote awareness and prevention, and identify training needs of the communities.  Deliver training of trainer programs and support of any and all community based programs that addresses the following but not limited to cessation clinics, interactive information sessions utilizing any and/or recently distributed resources, lifestyle coaching, etc.








  • University degree in relevant area to the position or a combination and experience may be considered.


  • Must be a non-smoker.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated skills in specific areas such as, community assessments, health promotion and wellness, harm reduction, behavior change and community capacity development and team development.
  • Experience in delivering adult education styled workshops.
  • Knowledge of the principals of statistics, collection and research projects and the role they play in identifying best practices.
  • Experience in completing reports. 
  • Familiar with addiction prevention, intervention and cessation models.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and excellent organizational skills


  • Aware of tobacco control strategies and resources.
  • Aware of Aboriginal traditional use of tobacco.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to speak an Aboriginal language (Cree or Dene) is an asset.
  • Willing to travel extensively.




A written application with a detailed resume, including at least two references with written permission to contact the references and your latest immeditate supervisor, should be submitted to:




Lisa Beardy, Office Manager


Keewatin Tribal Council Inc.


23 Nickel Road


Thompson, Manitoba, R8N 0Y4


Fax: (204) 677- 0256




Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 13, 2019.  We wish to thank those that apply for this position but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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