Employment Central - Men's Shelter Coordinator

Men's Shelter Coordinator

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government



Competition # 034-05-2022

Men’s Shelter Coordinator – Term
Department: Wellness
Location: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Office, Dawson, Y.T.
Posting Date: May 9, 2022
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
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): Until Filled

The Men’s Shelter 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 Men’s Shelter Coordinator supervises and directs the Men’s Shelter 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 Men’s Shelter Coordinator ensures staff management meets the Men’s Shelter minimum requirements for job functioning, problem solving, as well as resident and employee discipline. The Men’s Shelter Coordinator also ensures that employee training meets specific standards and funding requirements. The Men’s Shelter Coordinator ensures support is provided to the residents of the Men’s Shelter 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 in the areas of Addictions, Psychology, Sociology, Human or Child development, or other Human or Social Services. An equivalent combination of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people experiencing homelessness or low income families.
  • Demonstrated experience completing funding applications, collecting and reporting on data, and managing budgets required for securing grants and other funding sources.
  • Experience in crisis intervention and problem solving with ability to diffuse situation without heightening the conflict.
  • Experience supervising employees, making schedules, completing timesheets, and managing related staffing functions.
  • Experience in case management with ability to maintain case notes, filing and record-keeping, intake forms and similar documentation.
  • Awareness of issues surrounding families experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness, or physical (dis)abilities.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all those in contact with agency’s homelessness services.

  • Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the Shelter operation.
  • Knowledge and/or experience providing inter-agency referrals and working with a variety of community resources.
  • 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.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 133  Fax: (867) 993-6553  Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca  
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.” 

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