Public Education Coordinator **Closing Date Extended**

PM3 Planning and Program Analyst 3


Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth

Public Education

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 42551

Salary(s):   PM3 $68,995.00 - $86,717.00 per year

Closing Date:   March 14, 2024

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY) is an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly and is independent of government. The Manitoba Advocate’s statutory mandate includes representing the rights, interests, and viewpoints of children, youth, and young adults receiving any designated or reviewable services as described under The Advocate for Children and Youth Act. The Manitoba Advocate also reviews and reports upon the standards and quality of those reviewable and designated services provided to children, youth, and young adults who have died, to educate the public and to enhance the safety and well-being of Manitoba children, youth, and young adults.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Prior Contact Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s License, access to a vehicle, ability and willingness to travel throughout Manitoba


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, journalism, business, public education or related discipline, and related experience. An equivalent combination of education and extensive experience may also be considered.
  • Excellent written communication skills with experience preparing public facing content, including special reports, position papers, posters, brochures, letters, social media content, and youth-friendly materials or other original material.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with experience delivering presentations and creating multimedia content for a variety of audiences, including young people.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills including the ability to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation methods and make recommendations for continuous program improvements.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategies, including but not limited to outreach, communication, education, and/or social media strategies.
  • Advanced organizational and time management skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities in tight deadlines.
  • Experience leading collaborative projects with diverse groups.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and lead projects with diverse groups and external organizations.
  • Understanding of the ongoing legacy of colonization and its impact on Indigenous Peoples, with commitment to anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices.   
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and in Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro. Some broadcasting experience is an asset.

  •  Desired Criteria:
  • Knowledge and understanding of provincial child- and youth-serving public systems, including child and family, youth justice, addictions, disabilities, mental health, education, and/or victim supports services/systems, and associated legislation, regulations, policies, and standards.
  • Experience with social media content creation and management, including content management tools and audio software, such as Hootsuite and Audacity.
  • Bilingual, with good grasp of French or Indigenous languages.

The Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth is looking for candidates who are willing to work on a flexible schedule to cover office demands (infrequent occurrence) and when travelling for work-related purposes. 

Reporting to the Manager of Public Education, the Public Education Coordinator functions as a project leader on complex public education projects and plays a major role in the design and development of a public education and outreach strategy for MACY to fulfil the aforementioned mandate.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 42551
Manitoba Legislative Assembly
Human Resource Services
302-386 Broadway
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3R6
Phone:  204-945-7279
Fax: 204-948-3115

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

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


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