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Employment Counsellor (Edmonton, AB)

As an Employment Counsellor with Rupertsland Institute, you will be responsible for supporting clients who require training or employment, by identifying barriers, developing case management plans and assisting them to apply for training and funding. Other duties include providing job search assistance.

Please quote EC-Central/04-2017 in the subject line of your email and within your cover letter. Rupertsland Institute thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Coach (Peace River, AB)

The Job Coach will link Métis clients to employment opportunities by developing targeted job search strategies. This may include screening clients for job readiness, assessing skills, and developing an action plan to prepare clients for job search. The Job Coach will network with industry and partner agencies to build a network of employers.

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Associate Director –Metis Training to Employment Services (Edmonton, AB)

The Associate Director (AD) will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of employment and training programs and services across the province of Alberta. The AD will mentor and supervise regional Managers and several head office staff, oversee the management of a multi-million dollar budget and ensure data uploads meet accountability standards.
The AD will work as a member of the senior management team and as such will provide input into the strategic direction of the organization.

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Finance Officer (Edmonton, AB)

We are a non-profit Indigenous organization focused on servicing clients in the areas of education, training and research and are looking for a Finance Officer to join our Corporate Services team.

The Finance Officer will provide financial support services to the Associate Director of Corporate Services and along with three Finance Clerk positions will conduct the following:
- Payroll and benefits administration
- Bi-weekly payments to approximately 800 clients per year
- Accounts payable through cheques, electronic funds transfer and credit card
- Accounts receivable, bank deposits and bank reconciliation
- Invoice coding in a system with extensive line items and departments
- Audit assistance
- Interacting with a wide variety of staff

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Job Coach (Grande Prairie, AB)

The Job Coach will link Métis clients to employment opportunities by developing targeted job search strategies. This may include screening clients for job readiness, assessing skills, and developing an action plan to prepare clients for job search. The Job Coach will network with industry and partner agencies to build a network of employers.

Please send your cover letter and resume to via e-mail at employment@rupertsland.org or fax 780.801.9992 and start your exciting new career today! Quote Job ID: JC-GP in the subject line.

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Associate Director HR (Edmonton, AB)

We are a non-profit Indigenous organization focused on servicing clients in the area of education, training and research and are looking for an Associate Director - Human Resources to join our team. The Associate Director (AD) will work as a member of the senior management team and will lead and direct the HR functions from our head office in Edmonton.

The AD will be responsible for: strategic human resources planning, supporting full cycle recruitment, performance management, employee relations, establishing and implementing retention and succession plan strategies, implementing all HR policy and procedures, reviewing and making further recommendations for a comprehensive compensation structure (pay, benefits/pension, etc.), implementing health and safety standards and other strategies/programs to support organizational capacity, and will act as a change agent to modernize existing HR functions.

The AD will have management skills in the area of budgeting and reporting on financial expenditures relating to HR functions. The AD will be a key person in developing goals and success strategies within the senior management team and will work in conjunction to identify the training requirements of staff and to unify the new HR culture operationally, strategically and financially. This is a unique position encompassing every area of Human Resources with a non-profit organization that is ready for a succession plan.

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Chairperson (Edmonton, AB)

The Chairperson shall work with the Board to set strategic policy direction and will abide by the agreements held by the organization. Candidates for this position must be willing to act within the Articles of Association and the Memorandum of Association, and must comply with lawful obligations of a Governor as required by the Board’s Governance Policy including the decisions held by the organization’s shareholder which is the Métis Nation of Alberta.

The Chairperson’s duties include:

• Provide leadership to the Board under policy governance;
• Act in an advisory role to the CEO and RLI’s officers concerning the interests and management of RLI;
• Convene and preside over Board meetings;
• Sign agreements and contracts;
• Represent RLI as a spokesperson at all levels of government, industry, post-secondary institutions and Métis community;
• Plan and organize all Board activities;
• Participate with the Board in the development of the corporate vision, strategic agenda, and RLI Business Plans;
• Facilitate communication between RLI management and the Board.

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Community-based Member (Edmonton, AB)

The Board of Governors of Rupertsland Institute, an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, seeks one community-based representative to serve on the Council for the Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research (RCMR). The appointment term for this appointment is two (2) years.

Métis community-based representatives on the RCMR Council will receive reimbursement for travel as per policies approved by the Board of Governors of Rupertsland Institute.

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