Employment Opportunity: Status Card Intake Pathfinder (term)

January 23, 2023

The Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) is hiring a First Nation youth aged 18-30 for a Status Card Intake Pathfinder position supporting our First Nation citizens to apply for status cards (first-time, replacement, or renewals).


SCO is a growing and dynamic regional Indigenous organization that represents 34 Anishinaabe and Dakota Nations and more than 83,000 citizens in southern Manitoba. SCO was established 23 years ago by the Chiefs as an independent organization to protect, preserve, promote, and enhance First Nation peoples’ inherent rights, languages, customs, and traditions through the application and implementation of the spirit and intent of the Treaty-making process.

SCO provides competitive compensation and an excellent pension and benefits, as well as a positive work environment.


  • Organizing and scheduling appointments.
  • Responding to public enquiries in a timely manner.
  • Assist in compiling data for reporting purposes.
  • Maintain manual and computerized information filing systems.
  • Adhere to privacy legislation and policies for storing personal information.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • May 11, 2006
  • Recent college (certificate or diploma) or university (degree) graduate.
  • First Nation citizen.
  • Between the ages of 18-30.
  • Must have never participated in a FNIYES – Skills Link mentored work placement.
  • Cannot currently be attending college or university.
  • Must be friendly, approachable, polite and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized and detail orientated.
  • Administrative skills such as answering phones, emails, working in an office, and assisting clients or customers.


  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • All successful candidates must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Must have a valid Manitoba Driver’s License and reliable vehicle as travel will be required.
  • If the candidate is a member of a registered profession, the candidate must be in good standing with their regulatory body.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION IS: Monday, February 6, 2023, at 4:30 PM CST

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to:

Human Resources
Southern Chiefs’ Organization
1572 Dublin Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0L4
Fax: (204) 946-1869 | hr@scoinc.mb.ca

*Please note resumes without a cover letter will not be considered complete*

Preference will be given to qualified First Nation candidates.

Please self-identify as First Nations in your cover letter.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected will be contacted for further consideration.