Oct 20, 2022

ICS Coordinator/Trainer– Full Time

  • Wabano Aboriginal Health Centre
Full time Education Training

Job Description

You love training, learning and organizing experiences for people.
Your interest in health, education and Indigenous culture motivates you to share with others.
You want to be a part of something that truly impacts the community.

Wabano is seeking positive, community-minded team members who are energized by challenge and motivated to serve our community.

The Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health is an award-winning Health Access Centre that provides holistic health services to First Nation, Inuit and Métis people living in Ottawa – one of the fastest growing and diverse urban Indigenous communities in Canada. Wabano is a fast-paced, client-oriented organization that models the Indigenous values of balance, respect and community interdependence. Wabano is proud to be accredited through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation, a third-party review based on accepted organizational practices that promote ongoing quality improvement and responsive, effective community services.

Purpose of Position

The ICS Coordinator/Trainer will coordinate training for health service providers and other sectors in Ottawa and across the region.


  • Deliver ICS training to health service providers and providers from other sectors;
  • Work in collaboration with the Director and ICS Lead with decision makers and leaders to develop strategies that will improve organizational commitments and accountability for embedding ICS within organizations and health systems;
  • Work in collaboration with the ICS Lead to plan, allocate, monitor and assess the need for the online ICS training and help organizations develop comprehensive ICS training plans;
  • Actively promote the ICS training to relevant health service provider organizations and other sectors;
  • Recruit and train external facilitators to assist the ICS team to deliver the ICS training;
  • Work in collaboration with the ICS team with guidance from Wabano leadership on future expansion of the ICS training;
  • Work in collaboration with the Director and ICS Lead on a training evaluation framework;
  • Deliver a monthly ICS education speakers series which includes planning, promoting and coordinating events;
  • Lead and deliver other Wabano events throughout the year as required;
  • Register and monitor progress of participants in the online training;
  • Prepare and report on health service provider training as required;
  • Oversee the scheduling and delivery of ICS training.


  • Post-secondary completion at degree level or higher in a relevant program of study (Indigenous studies, Education, etc.);
  • Two years of experience providing workshops, group facilitation, training, education or other speaking public speaking initiatives, or aptitude and interest to learn and gain experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in program and/or project management;
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting;
  • Familiarity with training methods and/or e-learning platforms;
  • Knowledge of education and training techniques, curriculum development and program evaluation methodologies an asset;
  • Proven ability to multi-task and complete multiple assignments simultaneously;
  • Knowledge of Indigenous history and communities in Canada, cultural interference, social determinants of health and Ontario’s Indigenous health policy and direction;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends;
  • Ability to travel throughout the region as required;
  • Clear criminal reference check to work with vulnerable population is required.

First Nations, Inuit or Métis candidates will be given priority, please self-identify.

To pursue this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@wabano.com.

This opportunity will remain open until filled. Tell us your story early!

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Wabano is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or interviewing, please advise if you require accommodation.