Community Support Outreach Worker
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 03-12-2018

Closes: Until Filled


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Community Support Outreach Worker (Term Full Time – A.S.A.P – 1 year)
Health and Social Department
Posting Date: January 4, 2018
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($35.50/hr.)
*This position is currently under review and subject to classification

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

Under the supervision of the Director of Health & Social, the Community Support Outreach Worker is responsible for coordinating individual and group support programs for Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in citizens in the areas of prevention, pre-treatment and aftercare. The position will be responsible for providing one-to-one case management and will provide support for education and consultation for citizens as required. The position will liaise with other agencies, federal & territorial governments and First Nations that have signed reciprocal agreements to plan and implement programs.

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:

· Post-secondary education diploma(s) or degree in the social and humanities field or a demonstrated minimum of five years' experience working effectively in such capacity, with emphasis on coordinating programs, providing consultation/advice/guidance, holding talking or healing circles/camps and other relevant tasks;.
· In-depth knowledge of addictions, alcohol and drug abuse/family violence/sexual abuse/child abuse and neglect;
· Knowledge of the importance of spiritual beliefs and healing and culturally based services for enhancing self-esteem and identity;
· Program planning, development; and maintenance;
· Case Management, assess individuals and offer/refer to professional services and life skills training;
· Budget management;
· Interviewing and assessment skills;
· Working experience with modern office systems including MS Office software, (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and other office equipment.
· Organizational and time management skills;
· Program development and maintenance;
· Conflict management and dispute resolution;
· Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Elders, adults, children, peers other governments and agencies.
· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
· Demonstrated role model of healthy lifestyle including self-care, , stability, maturity, and integrity;
· Ability to deal with potentially volatile/violent clients;
· Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding.

· Knowledge of the socio-economic history of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in (e.g. intergenerational effects of Residential School, family violence, substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, inappropriate parenting skills, crisis & trauma management, self-destructive behavior, suicide, etc.);
· Knowledge of agencies, schools and other resources available to utilize in planning and referrals;
· Knowledge of relevant legislation, acts and regulations (e.g. Child Welfare, Social Programs Policy);
· Knowledge of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Self-Government Agreement;
· Knowledge of the organizational structure of the Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in government;
· Knowledge of Han First Nation culture and traditions and an understanding of the importance of implementing them in individual and community based programming.

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;
· Mandatory Criminal Records check;
· Valid Class 5 Driver's License and willingness to obtain a Class 4 within 3 months of start; clear driver's abstract;
· Standard First Aid or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hire;
· Ability to work flexible hours, including home visits, weekends, as required.

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: Term Full Time – A.S.A.P – 1 year
Wage: Level 7 Step 1 ($35.50/hr.)

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