Men's Emergency Shelter Coordinator - Term
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 05-11-2020

Closes: Until Filled


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Men's Emergency Shelter Coordinator - Term
Department: Wellness
Posting Date: May 11, 2020
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: May 15, 2020
End Date: June 11, 2021
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($75,558.23 annual)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): Until Filled

The Men's Emergency Shelter's mandate is to provide safe and supportive shelter and services for men who are experiencing homelessness (or at risk of experiencing homelessness). Under the direction of the Manager of Wellness, the Shelter Coordinator supervises and directs the Shelter Worker staff and is responsible for oversight and coordination of the safe operation of the day-to-day activities of the facilities including but not limited to design and delivery of program activities, evaluation of services, create / foster relationships with community programs, guest training in life skills including budgeting, literacy, housekeeping, pet care, and knowledge of landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities, maintenance of links with necessary services including health care, addiction treatment, mental wellness care, ID, job training or placement and volunteer opportunities. The role ensures staff management meets the Shelter's minimum requirements for job functioning, problem solving, and resident and employee discipline and that employee training meets shelter standards and funding requirements. The Shelter Coordinator ensures support is provided to the residents of the shelter to achieve success in transitioning to housing and motivate guests to create individualized plans and realize that the shelter is their home, transitional or temporary as it maybe.

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:

Essential Qualifications:
· Minimum of two years of college preferred, with area of study in addictions, psychology, sociology, human or child development, or other human or social services. Relevant work experience may be considered;
· Demonstrated experience in working with people experiencing homelessness or low income families;
· Experience in crisis intervention and problem solving with ability to diffuse situation without heightening the conflict;
· Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the Shelter operation;
· Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
· Experience making schedules, doing payroll, case management and record keeping, funding applications, reporting and budgets;
· Ability to collect and report on data required for grants and other funding sources;
· Experience working in high-stress environments;

· Experience working with First Nations and delivering healing programming relevant to traditional values.
· Have working knowledge of community resources;
· Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office;
· Class 4 driver's license;

Conditions of Employment:
· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all TH personnel. Failure to meet this requirement may result in immediate dismissal;
· Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening;
· Crisis Prevention, ASIST, WHMIS, Standard First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid training or willingness to obtain 6 months of hire;
· Able and willing to work all shifts (e.g., night, day, evening);
· Reliable vehicle, valid Class 5 driver's license and insurance;
· Knowledge of workplace health and safety;
· Committed to upholding the shelter's mandate, values, and standards;
· Harassment, bullying and discrimination will not be tolerated in the work-place and could result in termination of employment for cause.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 170 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email:
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

"To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future."


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Wage: Level 7 Step 1 ($75,558.23 annual)

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon