Youth Enhancement Support Worker
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 04-12-2019

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): April 25, 2019



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Youth Enhancement Support Worker – Permanent Full Time (May 21, 2019)
Health & Social
Posting Date: April 11, 2019
Salary: Level 6 Step 1 ($66,359.78)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): April 25, 2019

Reporting to the Youth Enhancement Coordinator, this position contributes to the design, development, implementation and evaluation of recreational, cultural and social programming for TH youth. The incumbent oversees the delivery of day-to-day youth activities and provides coaching and supervision to the team of Auxiliary-On-Call Support Workers. This position is actively engaged with the youth, working alongside the AOC Support Workers, providing support, encouragement guidance and advice to youth. The position is responsible for a variety of administrative functions, including; staff scheduling, performance reviews, program and activity evaluations, budget monitoring, monthly reports and assistance with recruitments. The position works collaboratively with the Health and Social, Education and Heritage Program Teams and other TH Departments and community resources to ensure the best possible program delivery for TH youth.

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:
· Grade 12, with post-secondary diploma in Child & Youth Care, Education, Recreation, Social Work or other related fields;
· Knowledge of social issues affecting First Nations youth;
· Knowledge of restorative theories and processes as they relate to children / youth;
· Knowledge of referral processes for local counseling services and supports;
· Experience / training in youth recreational program design and delivery;
· Experience coaching or mentoring youth;
· Understanding of child / youth development, including mental health wellness;
· Training in suicide prevention and intervention;
· An equivalent combination of education, training, skills and experience.

· Knowledge of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in government structure, culture, traditions, history, demographics, family structures, socio-economic dynamics, challenges and aspirations, basic phrases of the Hän language;
· Knowledge of the intergenerational impacts of residential schools on individuals, families and communities;
· Wilderness First Aid;
· Cross Cultural Awareness, sensitivity and understanding.

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;
· Class 5 Drivers License; driver's abstract;
· Class 4 Drivers License to be obtained within 3 months.

 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: Permanent Full Time (May 21, 2019)
Wage: Level 6 Step 1 ($66,359.78)

Full Time Permanent

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