Child & Family Liaison Worker
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: August 15, 2017

Closes: September 6, 2017 at 4:30pm


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Kwanlin Dün First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5A5
Phone: (867) 633-7800
Fax: (867) 668-5057


Position: Child & Family Liaison Worker
Term: Full Time Permanent

Kwanlin Dün First Nation is seeking a qualified Child & Family Liaison Worker. Under the supervision of the Director of Justice, and in accordance with legislation and policy the successful candidate will be providing services to children and families of KDFN including but not limited to case management, formulation and implementation of service plans, advocacy, preparing clients and documents for court. The ability to establish and maintain trust is crucial for success in this role.

Our preference hire policy is in effect. IF you are Kwanlin Dün or immediate family of Kwanlin Dün, please self-identify.

- Diploma in Social Work, Child & Youth Care or equivalent from a recognized institution in Canada. A Degree in
one of the areas noted above is an asset;
- Extensive recent experience in cooperative planning and family group conferencing;
- Extensive recent experience working with children under the Director's care (ie: Ministry of a Province,
Director in a Territory) and supporting family & children in the child welfare system;
- Considerable experience with case management, mediation and conflict resolution specific to children &
- Considerable experience working within the parameters of child welfare legislation, policies, practice and
administration as it relates to child protection matters.

Knowledge of the history and culture of the Kwanlin Dün community and family structures is necessary for success.

Note: an equivalent combination of formal education and considerable experience in the above areas will be considered.

Knowledge required for success in the position includes but is not limited to:
- Knowledge and understanding of holistic and alternative processes such as family support circles, mediation,
and principle teachings associated with aboriginal culture and heritage. (For example: medicine wheel teachings, traditional parenting)
- Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Peoples history with formal justice and child welfare systems.

Conditions of employment: Acceptable pre-employment criminal record and vulnerable sector search; Class 5 driver's license, reliable transportation and clean driver's abstract; First Aid and CPR; conflict & dispute resolution workshops (or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment).

Job Requirements: As an essential service with the Nation, the incumbent must be willing to work irregular shifts, including weekends and holidays, and respond to after hour emergencies.

Salary: $ 66,102.40-$81,372.20 per annum (Level 6) plus benefits
Closing Date: Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 4:30pm

If you are interested in putting your name forward as a candidate for this opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to, or by fax to (867) 633-8414 or drop it off at 35 McIntyre Drive, attention: Human Resources.

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response within two (2) business days stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

Please see or contact Human Resources at 633-7800 for more information about this opportunity.

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.






Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: $66,102.40-$81,372.20 per annum (Level 6) plus benefits

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)633) 8414
In Person:
drop off at 35 McIntyre Drive, attention: Human Resources.