Elder's Support Worker
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 05-23-2019

Closes: Until Filled


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Elders Support Worker – Permanent
Department: Health & Social
Posting Date: May 1, 2019
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Start date: Immediately
Salary: Level 7 Step 1(73,272.14) Annually

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

Reporting to the Director of Health and Social, the Elders Support Worker is responsible for the effective implementation, management and administration of the TH Elders Support Program. The range of services and supports include; home visits, assistance navigating programs and services, advocating for their needs, arranging travel, providing relevant supports for appointments, outings, meetings and events, addressing enquiries and concerns, providing explanations and resource information, liaising with family members, planning of social, cultural and recreation activities, logistical support to the Elders Council, funding proposals for special programs and events, assists with strategies to help manage chronic conditions and serves as a member of the Health & Social case management team to ensure that Elders receive the best possible program supports.

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, and preferably with a post-secondary diploma in a social or health care discipline, and two years of experience in delivering programs and services to seniors / elders, and;
· Knowledge of current practices in health promotion, basic chronic disease prevention and management, and community health care support programs and services;
· Knowledge of Elders benefits programs including financial assistance supports;
· Or 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, as well as the intergenerational impacts of residential schools on individuals, families and communities.

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.(same for all positions)
· Criminal Record Check;
· Driver's license with clear abstract;
· First aid.

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: hrjobs@trondek.ca
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


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75 Full-time
Wage: Level 7 Step 1($73,272.14 ) Annually

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