Posted 13 Apr

Employment Support Facilitator Full time Term

Whitehorse, YT Full Time
Salary: $59,344 to $73,073 dependent on experience

Kwanlin Dün First Nation, Education Department is looking for an Employment Support Facilitator. This is a full time term position to March 31, 2018.

Reporting to the Manager of Education, the successful candidate is responsible for assisting clients experiencing barriers to employment gain the credentials, tools and qualifications necessary to secure and maintain employment.

The incumbent will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, have good understanding of Yukon employers and service providers and have an understanding of developmental strategies, understand the barriers to employment and the effects of trauma, residential school and on-going inter-generational effects.


  • High school graduation (or equivalent) with industry-related education or training and experience;
  • Successful experience working with individuals with barriers to employment;
  • Experience facilitating employment and life skills related training with individuals and small groups;
  • Experience with case management;
  • Working knowledge and experience interpreting Employment Law, Canada and Yukon Human Rights Legislation, Yukon and Federal Employment Standards and the Canada Labour Code;
  • Experience working with First Nations in a community and educational development context is an asset.

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

Knowledge of KDFN history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in this position.

Conditions of Employment:Class 5 driver’s license (class 4 is desirable); acceptable criminal record and vulnerable sector search prior to employment commencing.

Closing Date for applications: Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:30pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (633-8414), or via email to

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this response after 24 hours, please contact the KDFN HR Unit.

The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will apply.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

For a full job description, please access one on our website at

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

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