Manager, Pathways & Social Development
Kwanlin Dün First Nation

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Posted: 06-06-2019

Closes: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 4:30pm


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Position: Manager, Pathways & Social Development
Department: Education & Social Development
Permanent Full Time

Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) Department of Education and Social Development is growing!

Reporting to the departmental Director, this new position will be responsible for the implementation and administration of the soon to be enacted social assistance legislation, our Pathways Program (Pathways) and the income assistance program. The programs and services within the Department are intended to support and empower citizens to live strong, self-sufficient lives, based on traditional knowledge, while choosing to engage and be productive within the family, community or workforce in a meaningful way and maximize their wellbeing.

The successful candidate will have solid experience with program and service delivery implementation and be able to successfully lead and develop staff, as well as to administer the case management aspect of the Pathways Program to citizens who are receiving income assistance from the First Nation.
Working harmoniously with other governments, agencies and KDFN staff is essential for success.


· Diploma in Social Work, Public Administration, Social Sciences or related (a degree is an asset);
· Considerable current experience in the social services field providing individualized assessments and case management services
· Experience working and leading within case management models and developing case plans
· Experience in budget management, staff supervision and supporting the delivery of projects and initiatives;
· Experience monitoring and reporting on activities funded from various sources; solid writing skills are required;
· Experience in negotiations, conflict resolution, communications and life skills.

Knowledge of Yukon First Nations history with welfare/income assistance programs and familiarity with Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in the role. The incumbent must have an understanding of personal and cultural identity and development strategies, understand the barriers to education, employment and the effects of trauma, residential school and on-going intergenerational effects.

This is not a training or development opportunity.

An equivalent combination of post-secondary education, and considerable experience in the areas identified above will be equally considered.

Conditions of Employment & Job Requirements: Acceptable pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search; Valid Class 5 Driver's license and personal transportation; willingness to obtain Standard First Aid & CPR

Salary: $82,464 to $111,839 per annum & a generous employer paid benefits package after 3 months

Closing Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 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 within 48 hours stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this automatic response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

For more information please contact our Education & Social Development Department. Please visit our website at for more information.

The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect. An eligibility list may be established from this

NOTE: Temporary Assignments of 24 months will be considered. Please ensure you have your supervisor's approval prior to applying.


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time
Wage: $82,464 to $111,839 per annum & a generous employer paid benefits package after 3 months

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)633) 8414
In Person:
Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive)