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Territorial Wellness Program Coordinator

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Closing Date: 
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:59pm

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Community Wellness Programs, the Territorial Wellness Program Coordinator works closely with Regional Wellness Program Coordinators and hamlet Community Wellness Coordinators to foster consistency and ensure each region is supported in meeting program requirements and financial obligations. The Territorial Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating training strategies related to the Community Wellness Program including assessing needs, developing tools and resources, coordinating staff training activities, and facilitating training.  

The Community Wellness Program (CWP) team within the Population Health division is supported by the Nunavut Wellness Agreement (NWA). The roles and responsibilities of the CWP team were created in accordance with the NWA Health Plan, to provide effective management of wellness programming and meet the greater goals of the organization. The Territorial Coordinator ensures that the Department’s reporting requirements are met and that the relationship with the Federal government is constantly strengthened and improved.The Territorial Coordinator directly supports the Manager and finance personnel in financial management of the Program, including drafting contribution agreements, analysing reports, processing installments, and communicating financial activities to stakeholders.The position also works closely with the Program Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to ensure timely and accurate reporting of Community Wellness Program activity is included in greater Nunavut Wellness Agreement reporting requirements.

The ideal candidate will have a recognized undergraduate degree in a health related field along with two (2) years of related experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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