Employment Central - Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future) Manager

Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future) Manager

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in

Reporting to the Director of Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’, the Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ Manager is responsible for managing the development and delivery of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in (TH) Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ programs and services; child, youth and family programs and services; securing funds to operate the programs and services through proposal and grant writing and reporting; supervising and evaluating the activities of the departmental staff. This position will also liaise, coordinate and support programming and network with other government and non-governmental agencies, acting as a TH representative in various capacities such as consultations, advisory committees, working groups or negotiations regarding family, youth and child matters. This position oversees front-line operations and will be a leader in supporting TH families in a holistic and trauma-informed approach.  This position will be responsible for coordinating various child, youth and family services and programs happening within Dawson City through collaboration with the interagency team. 
  • Post-Secondary degree in a health, social or family field or similar with a minimum 4 years’ experience managing community-based health, social or family programs and services. An equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience. 
  • In depth knowledge of wellness and of the TH social structure, traditions and cultural values and health, social and family issues affecting First Nation people.  
  • In-depth knowledge of TH culture and traditions and experience implementing TH values into TH programs and services. 
  • Strong knowledge of holistic case management and trauma informed practices. 
  • Experience with financial management, including budgets, resource management, proposal and grant writing. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing, supervising, coaching and performance managing staff members. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, manage, evaluate and report on holistic programs / services delivery.  
  • Proven knowledge of outside resources available for planning and referral purposes. 
  • Previous experience working in a First Nation Government administrative setting and/or working directly with First Nations to deliver social programs and services (an asset). 
  • Experience in conflict resolution, mediation, negotiations and problem solving. 
  • Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite including, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and ability to moderate videoconference / Zoom meetings. 
  • Basic knowledge of Bill-C92 and Family Child Services processes. 
  • Basic knowledge of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Final Agreement and Self Government Agreement. 

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