Men's Shelter Coordinator
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 07-16-2019

Closes: Until Filled


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Men's Shelter Coordinator – Term 1 Year
Department: Wellness Department
Posting Date: June 26, 2019
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Start date: Immediately
Salary: Level 7 Step 1($37.58)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): Until filled

The Men's Emergency Shelter's mandate is to provide safe and supportive shelter and services for men who are experiencing homelessness (or at risk of experiencing homelessness). Under the direction of the Director, Health & Social the Shelter Coordinator supervises and directs the Shelter Worker staff and is responsible for oversight and coordination of the safe operation of the day-to-day activities of the facilities including but not limited to design and delivery of program activities, evaluation of services, create/foster relationships with community programs, guest training in life skills including budgeting, literacy, housekeeping, pet care, and knowledge of landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities, maintenance of links with necessary services including health care, addiction treatment, mental wellness care, ID, job training or placement and volunteer opportunities. The role ensures staff management meets the Shelter's minimum requirements for job functioning, problem solving, and resident and employee discipline and that employee training meets shelter standards and funding requirements. The Shelter Coordinator, ensures support is provided to the residents of the shelter to achieve success in transitioning to housing and motivate guests to create individualized plans and realize that the shelter is their home, transitional or temporary as it maybe.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

Essential Qualifications:

· Human services diploma or equivalent related experience with priority in addictions management;
· Leadership case management & experience with harm reduction implementation;
· ASSIT, Mental Health First Aid, NVCI, Crisis de-escalation training, Naloxone training or willing to get training.

· Knowledge and experience working with first nation's citizens, including knowledge of Yukon self
· Government structures;
· Knowledge and experience developing programming concerning relapse prevention and addictions;
· Ability to multi-task in high –stress environment.

Conditions of Employment:

· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal.
· Criminal Record Check;
· WHMIS Training;
· Standard First Aid and CPR and willingness to participate in Mental Health First Aid within 6 months of hire;
· CPI, CPR and Vulnerable Screening Clearance;
· Able and willing to work all shifts (e.g., night, day, evening);
· Knowledge of workplace health and safety;
· Committed to upholding the shelter's mandate, values, and standards;

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 212 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email:
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Wage: Level 7 Step 1($37.58)

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon