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

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

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Competition #: 008-12-2022

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

Department: Ni'ehłyat, Nidähjì’ (Our Families, Our Future)
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: December 13, 2022
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: Two (2) year from start date (with possible extension or permanent)
Salary: Level 9 Step 1 ($98,099.07 annually)

Closing Date: Until Filled

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.

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 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.
  •  Strong knowledge of holistic case management and trauma informed practices.
  •  Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, manage, evaluate and report on holistic programs / services delivery.
  •  Experience with financial management, including budgets, resource management, proposal and grant writing.
  •  Demonstrated experience managing, supervising, coaching and performance managing staff members.
  •  Proven knowledge of outside resources available for planning and referral purposes.
  •  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.

  •  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.
  •  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).
  •  Ability to regularly meet deadlines and effectively manage heavy workload within established priorities.
  •  Ability to work as part of a team to foster participation, collaboration, engagement and mutual respect.

Conditions of Employment:
  •  Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  •  Class 5 driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract.
  •  Standard First Aid certification.
  •  TH101 cultural awareness training.
  •  Mental Wellness First Aid, Vicarious Trauma and Trauma Informed Care certification.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources or visit our website at: Trondek.ca
Phone: (867) 993-7100 Send inquiries and resumes to: 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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