Justice Support Worker Trainee
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: 01-17-2018

Closes: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 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: Justice Support Worker Trainee
Department: Justice
Term: 3 year term anticipated

This position is funding dependent.

The Kwanlin Dün First Nation is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for the Justice Support Worker Trainee position within the Department of Justice.

We are seeking an individual who has a positive attitude, is motivated, highly organized with a strong work ethic, and ability to support a team environment. Reporting to the Justice Support Worker or designate, the Justice Support Worker Trainee will learn about developing support systems and providing access to resources for adult and young offenders in the KDFN community.

Relationship building with clients as well as external agencies will be critical for success in this position with the goal of overall building community infrastructure, strong family and strong community relations.

Job requirements & conditions of employment:
· Citizen of Kwanlin Dün First Nation, benefactor, or other documented First Nation (must declare for funding, a status number is required)
· Must be ALFA eligible;
· Compliance with KDFN personnel policies and mandatory confidentiality;
· Valid Class 5 Driver's license;
· Must be willing to submit an acceptable criminal record check with vulnerable sector check
· Completion of grade 10 or equivalent, additional education and course work may be considered an asset;
· Registered as a full time student during the preceding academic year (preferably within Criminology or other related Social Science field);

Considerations for this opportunity include:
· Able to work under the direction and guidance of the Justice Support Worker;
· Having good working knowledge of Microsoft systems including MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
· Demonstrating a genuine interest in justice support work as a possible future career path;
· Experience writing and doing research for business or academic purposes is an asset;
· Able to build and maintain relationships;
· Able to work cooperatively and courteously in a team environment;
· Positive attitude, enthusiasm, and an exemplary work ethic;
· Keen willingness to learn, and take initiative in the workplace;

Please declare KDFN or other First Nation citizenship on your resume.

A cover letter should be provided additional to the resume stating why you are interested in the position.

Salary: $29.42 – 35.30 per hour (Level 4)
Pay is depending on experience, current education and qualifications.

Closing Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 4:30pm.

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

Please see http://www.kwanlindun.com or contact Human Resources at 633-7800 for more information about this opportunity.

We thank all those who express interest, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full Time, 3 year term anticipated
Wage: $29.42 – 35.30 per hour (Level 4) Pay is depending on experience, current education and qualifications.

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 633-8414
In Person:
KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive)