Community Loan Program Coordinator - TERM

Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc. - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Aboriginal Health & Wellness Centre of Winnipeg, Inc. is accepting applications from qualified persons for the Community Loan Program Coordinator - Term Position (with possibility of extension).

AHWC is committed to achieving employment equity, therefore encourage applicants to self-declare in cover letter if Indigenous (First Nation, Status and Non-Status, Metis and Inuit)

The Community Loan Program Coordinator (CLP) is responsible for the day to day operations of the Community Loans Program. The CLP reports directly to the Director of Services.

Core Competencies

  • Knowledge of Community Resources
  • Critical Thinking/Judgement
  • Communication Oral and Written
  • Database/QuickBooks use
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Supportive, Trauma-Informed interview skills
  • Project oversight and Improvement
  • Fundraising, Fund Development

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in finance, economics, or project management
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a lending and/or financial services environment OR in social service environment
  • Experience working with and understanding issues facing low income people, especially surrounding housing stability and homelessness
  • Experience working with and understanding issues facing Indigenous, newcomer and refugee, LGBTQ2S and other marginalized population.
  • Bi or Multi-lingual skills are an asset
  • Basic knowledge of database management - Microsoft Access, and QuickBooks

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Loan Administrator in candidate assessment, approvals and declines
  • Provide appropriate referrals to clients who are not accepted
  • Sign off on all form letters of acceptance and denials
  • Ensure appropriate communications occur between referral agency and CLP
  • Ensure all documents in the loan file are filed according to privacy procedures
  • Provide personal financial management counselling to clients (MMT training provided)
  • Monitor the progress of loan repayment and initiate corrective action where necessary
  • If language is a barrier, resource community support for communication and translation services
  • Pre-approve loans for final Director of Services approval

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

Hours of Work: 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM - Monday to Friday

Please provide a cover letter and resume to:

Merilee Sinclair

Coordinator of Human Resources

215 – 181 Higgins Avenue

Winnipeg MB R3B 3G1

Fax: (204) 925-3632

*Posted till Position Filled

Job Type: Full-time


  • lending: 2 years (Preferred)