171 - Coordinator, Patient & Family Support Services
Winnipeg, MB

CancerCare Manitoba, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

Coordinator, Patient & Family Resource Centre

Patient & Family Support Services - MacCharles

Term, Full-time (1.0 EFT)

ASAP – June 30, 2020 (May expire with two week’s notice)

Competition #: 171-19-765072048

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Leader, Patient & Family Support Services (PFSS), the Coordinator is responsible for the planning, co-ordination, implementation and evaluation of the services and activities of the Patient and Family Resource Centre. The Coordinator will ensure appropriate information, support and resources are offered through the Resource Centre to meet the needs of patients and families served by CancerCare Manitoba. Services will offer information and support across the continuum of cancer care (diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and end of life). The Coordinator supervises and supports volunteers to assist with the delivery of services. Communication and collaboration with other departments, cancer information programs and resource centres is important to ensure the development and maintenance of up to date information and resources.



  • Baccalaureate in Health or a related discipline with experience in oncology (an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered)
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience and knowledge related to adult education and teaching
  • One year of experience in program planning, coordination, and evaluation
  • Experience with training and supervision of staff or volunteers
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Must possess a license in the appropriate provincial licensing body
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada


  • Master's Degree in a Health Discipline
  • Demonstrated public speaking and presentation skills
  • Ability to speak French


  • Experience in information and resource management and tracking systems
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations
  • Experience with patient education in a health care setting

Salary: Out of Scope

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.*

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed and current resume, plus cover letter demonstrating how you meet the above qualifications and the above Competition Number to:

CancerCare Manitoba

Human Resources Services

675 McDermot Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

Closing Date: June 20, 2019

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • French (Preferred)