Blood Tribe Employment & Skills Training – Job Opportunity – Summer Work Experience Program Coordinator

2023 Summer Work Experience Program Coordinator Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Summer Work Experience Program Coordinator (2)

POSITION TERM: April 24, 2023 – September 1, 2023

DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 11, 2023

RATE OF PAY: $20.00 / Hour

General Description:

• The SWEP Coordinator will perform the daily duties of the Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP)
including in-take of summer students, referrals to approved employers, preparation, and scheduling of
interviews, and sitting on interview panels with approved employers. The incumbent will also be
responsible for clerical duties including filing, data entry, and administrative duties.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Blood Tribe Administration Policies and
    Procedures Manual, and the Blood Tribe Employment & Skills Training Manual; and according to
    Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) & Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy ((ISETS)
    funding Guidelines
  • Guides summer students through the initial application process of the SWEP including requirements and
  • Handle inquiries from prospective employers and clients in person and via phone
  • Performs Queries or searches for employers for referrals as instructed by YPO on a case-by-case basis
  • Prepare packages for employers including resumes of all applicants matching job criteria for screening purposes. 
  • Schedule interviews, inform students of interview dates and times, sit on selected summer student
  • interview panels Process required documentation as needed.
  • Performs clerical duties such as filing, data entry, photocopying, faxing, etc
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of SWEP. 
  • May assist in the development and implementation of different projects of the Youth Programs Office Other duties as required.
  • Necessary Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have excellent written and communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with computers, Microsoft Office, spreadsheet, and database software.
    Should have knowledge of barriers Aboriginal people face in obtaining and maintaining employment.
  • Should possess knowledge and understanding of the Blackfoot culture and issues.
  • Related experience in project management, project administration, events coordinating, and/or program
    planning an asset.

Necessary Training and Experience:

  • Must have completed at least 50% of a College Diploma or University Degree Program
  • Must have valid class five license and a dependable vehicle.

To apply you must submit the following:

  • Resume
    Cover Letter
    Completed BTEST Registration form.
  • Proof of full-time student status (ex. Registration forms, class schedules, letter from funding source)
    Due to Canada Summer Jobs Funds covering these wages, applicants for this position only must be 30 years or younger in age.

For BTEST Registration Forms and Questions about the position, please contact:

Kailey Mistaken Chief

A/Youth Programs Officer


All completed applications can be emailed to [email protected]

All interviews will be conducted with Blood Tribe Administration Human Resources

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