Jeje Zho (Men's House) Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Front Street, Dawson (Dawson City, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
40 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


Jëjë Zho (Men’s House) Coordinator - Term

Department: Justice
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: May 18, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 80
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: One (1) year from start date (with possible extension)
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($3,081.18 bi-weekly)
Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): May 31, 2023

The Jëje Zho (Men’s House) mandate is to provide safe and supportive shelter and services for men who are experiencing homelessness (or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness). Under the direction of the Jëje Zho Manager, the Coordinator supervises and directs the Jëje Zho Support Workers and is responsible for the oversight and coordination of safe daily operations and activities within the
facility. This includes but is not limited to: designing and delivering program activities; evaluation of services; creating / fostering relationships with community programmers; providing / coordinating training in life skills e.g. budgeting, literacy, housekeeping, pet care, and knowledge of landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities; and maintaining links with necessary service providers e.g. health care, addiction treatment, mental wellness care, ID, job training or placement and volunteer opportunities. The Coordinator ensures staff management meets the minimum requirements for job functioning, problem solving, as well as resident and employee discipline. The Coordinator also ensures that employee training meets specific standards and funding requirements. The Coordinator ensures support is provided to the residents of Jëje Zho to achieve success in transitioning to housing, and that residents are supported to create client-led individualized plans.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate
until the eligibility list expires.

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. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume.

Essential Qualifications:
• Post-Secondary Diploma, Certificate or coursework in the areas of Addictions, Psychology, Sociology, Human or Child development, or other Human or Social Services. Or an equivalent combination of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
• Demonstrated experience working in a support role with vulnerable populations.
• Experience and ability to coordinate program and service delivery.
• Previous experience in a supervisory role coaching, mentoring and performance managing a team of employees.
• Awareness of issues surrounding people experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness, or physical (dis)abilities.
• Understanding and ability to adhere to and promote compliance with policies and procedures.
• Knowledge and/or experience providing inter-agency referrals and working with a variety of community resources.
• Knowledge and experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

• Experience in case management with ability to maintain case notes, filing and record-keeping, intake forms and similar documentation.
• Ability to work under pressure in high stress environments.
• Knowledge of restorative justice approach to using restorative practices to manage conflict.
• Knowledge of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in government structure, culture, traditions, history, demographics, family structures and socio-economic dynamics, challenges, and aspirations.

Conditions of Employment:
• Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
• Class 5 driver’s license and clear Driver’s Abstract.
• Crisis Prevention, ASIST, WHMIS, Standard First Aid, Mental Health First Aid.
• TH101 cultural awareness training.
• Incident Command Systems 100 & 200.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

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