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Employment Opportunity

Outreach & After Care Worker

Salary: $61,315.80 – 76,767.60 per annum

Position Type: Full Time Term For 1 year

Closing Date: May 17, 2019 at 4:30pm


Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) is seeking a qualified Outreach & After Care Worker.

Reporting to the Manager, Spiritual & Mental Wellness, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing comprehensive cultural-based and land-based after care and other supports to adults, youth, Elders and families. The primary focus is on the on-going development and delivery of culturally relevant after care programs and services within the context of a continuum of care.
You will be a contributing team player, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be familiar with Yukon services in the areas of mental health, addictions, trauma and violence. Pride in providing quality services to clients and their families is expected.

• Significant experience with supporting cultural pursuits of individuals, families and communities.
• Diploma in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or similar is ideal
• Recent experience in community-based mental health and addictions related community outreach, prevention and aftercare support;
• Recent experience coordinating and facilitating cultural and land-based activities;
• Recent experience in cultural, land based and clinical modalities in prevention, healing and aftercare support services is an asset;
• Experience working in a First Nation community.

Note: an equivalent combination of formal education and considerable experience in the above areas may be considered.

Knowledge of Yukon First Nation Peoples’ history with formal justice, residential and child welfare systems and familiarity with Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position.

Conditions of employment:
Class 5 driver’s license and reliable transportation and clean driver’s abstract; First Aid and CPR; acceptable pre- employment criminal record and vulnerable sector search.

Job Requirements:
Willingness to work “shift-work,” including weekends and holidays, including response to after hour emergencies; ability to lead and participate in outdoor recreation and traditional land based activities (physically fit).

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax 867-633-8414, or via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a manual response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response within two business days, please contact the KDFN HR Department at 867-633-7800.

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.

Note: Temporary Assignments from other governments and organizations will be considered. Please ensure you have your supervisor’s approval prior to applying.

We thank all applications for this position however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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