Youth Programs Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Front Street, Dawson (Dawson City, YT)
Full time
Hours / week:
37.5 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
$72,553/year salary
Date posted:
Closing date:


Youth Programs Coordinator – Permanent

Department: Ni’ehłyat Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future)
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: May 2, 2023
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Level 6 Step 1 ($72,553.23 annually)
Closing Date: Until Filled

Reporting to the Kajit-in Zho Manager, this position contributes to the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, cultural, and social programming for TH youth in the age groups of 12-18 and 19-30 years. The incumbent oversees the delivery of day-to-day youth activities and provides coaching and supervision to the Youth Program Leaders. The incumbent is actively engaged with the youth, working alongside the Youth Program Leaders and Youth 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 incumbent works collaboratively with the Wellness, Education and Heritage Departments as well as other TH Departments and community resources to ensure the best possible program delivery for TH youth.

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:
• Grade 12, with post-secondary diploma in Child & Youth Care, Education, Recreation, Social Work, or a related field. An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, and skills may be considered.
• Experience / training in youth recreational program design and delivery.
• Experience coaching, supervising and mentoring youth.
• Knowledge and understanding of child / youth development, including mental health wellness and 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.
• Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
• Excellent communication skills, including listening, verbal, written, presentations and speaking with groups of youth.

• Report-writing and proposal writing skills.
• Ability to maintain and communicate the importance of strict confidentiality.
• Ability to establish goals, expectations and evaluate programs and activities
• Knowledge of, or willingness to learn 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:
• Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
• Class 5 Driver’s license with clear driver’s abstract.
• Class 4 Driver’s license or willingness to obtain, an asset.
• Standard First Aid Certification, Remote First Aid, or willingness to obtain.
• WHIMS and Food Safe Certification.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

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