Training Coordinator, Matrimonial Real Property

Position: Training Coordinator, Matrimonial Real Property
Accountable to: FNCPA
Reports to: Executive (FNCPA)
Location: Home Office (In Canada)

Terms of employment

This is a definite term contract position with an anticipated start date: beginning 2021. Date to be determined. The FNCPA will confirm the start and end dates in the employment contract.

The FNCPA is seeking applications for the position of Training Coordinator for the Matrimonial Real Property Training Program (MRPTP).  The MRPTP is designed to raise the competency of Officers and to train Officers, in dealing with the Matrimonial Real Property Law, in dealing within First Nations in Canada.

Summary of Function: 

The Matrimonial Real Property Training Coordinator (MRPTP) is responsible for raising the competency of officers and training officers, in dealing with the Matrimonial Real Property Law within First Nations in Canada. The MRPTP is also responsible for establishing and implementing a Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) training program with the self-administered standalone First Nation Police Services in Canada related to the Matrimonial Real Property Law, including:

  • Research,
  • Training Material, Delivery Method and Pilot Delivery Development Creating and implementing an internal Intranet website (if required),
  • Tracking and evaluation of Training Material through CPKN and Promotion of Project at FNCPA Annual Conference,
  • Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting on Program Delivery and Ensuring Awareness of Changes to MRP Across the Landscape,
  • Functioning as National Contact and Resources Point for the Matrimonial Real Property Self-Administered Training Program,
  • Providing Financial and Non-Financial Reporting,
  • Identifying Candidates That Require Training,
  • Ensuring Required Materials are Available for Officers; Continuing to Support; Providing training in Both Official Languages is desirable, and Training Via Web Support and Online Training with CPKN,
  • Developing and Delivering Training Materials,
  • Additional Program Deliverables.



  • Undergraduate degree with a major in Political Science, Law, Business Administration or Public Administration, or comparable degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience providing advice to senior management.
  • Knowledge of federal, provincial and First Nation governments, structures, and systems.
  • Knowledge of First Nations cultures and traditions.
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an ability to build collaborative relationships with communities.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement with police service administrations, police officers, service providers such CPKN/RCMP, government representatives (PSC) and FNCPA executive members, and justice and social service stakeholders.
  • Extensive knowledge of the policing environment.
  • Available to work varied hours.
  • Travel in Canada when required (approximately 4 times per year, for executive meetings/reporting, the Annual General Meeting and centre of excellence/CPKN, RCMP meetings).
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and a vehicle, or access to a vehicle.


  • Minimum of five (5) years related work experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of operating computers and software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, etc.
  • Bilingual in both official languages in both oral and written (French and English) is preferred.

Salary: Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.                               
Deadline: Please forward (by mail or email):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Two (2) written letters of reference
  • Criminal Record Check
  • A copy of a valid Driver’s Licence

July 30, 2021 @ 1630 hrs.

Forward to:

Attn: Executive Committee
P.O. Box 37
Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 3B2
Phone: (204) 856-5374, Fax (204) 856-5389
Email:  [email protected]


We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants selected for an interview must attend an in-person interview at their own expense, at a location to be determined. The successful candidate will be reimbursed for their expenses in accordance with the FNCPA Expense Policy.