Child and family Support Worker

Child and Family Support Worker                              Competition #18-19-87

Term Full time (ASAP– March 31, 2019)

$59,955.29 Level 6

Location: Whitehorse

 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager of Community Wellness, the Child and Family Support Worker is to assist and support child, family and community through community alternative processes; to build and stabilize strong family and community support systems, to provide parents with access to and use of professional and community resources that will ensure awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities, as well as other resources that will strengthen their abilities to raise their children in a risk free environment and to equip parents and families to address and uphold their responsibilities and obligations to their children when involved in the child welfare system.

 Education and Experience:

Diploma in Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Aboriginal Law/Justice or equivalent from a recognized institution in Canada. A Degree in one of the areas noted above is an asset;

Current successful experience related to child/youth welfare is required;

Experience with formal justice system operations; child protection legal proceedings, legal and professional support agencies for children & parents;

Considerable experience with coordination, case management, mediation and conflict resolution specific to children & families with the ability to coordinate, attend and oversee on going case management meetings and awareness forums between CAFN Wellness department and Government of Yukon Department of Family & Children’s services;

Knowledge of and considerable experience working within the parameters of child welfare legislation, policies, practice and administration as it relates to child protection matters;Experience working in a First Nation community is an asset.

 Conditions of Employment:

Required to undergo a criminal records check with vulnerable sector search prior to commencing employment.

Valid Yukon Driver’s license & reliable transportation, valid first Aid

A Champagne and Aishihik First Nations’ employee cannot take part in any public actions against their employer. In accordance with the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Personnel Policy any public action against the First Nation will result in an automatic dismissal.

All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees must maintain an Oath of Confidentiality. Failure comply with this Oath will result in a dismissal.

All Champagne and Aishihik First Nations employees are expected to conduct their duties in a harmonious and cooperative manner intended to enhance the First Nations efforts to build a strong and prosperous organization


CAFN is an equal opportunity employer, however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Right Commission. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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 Deadline: 4:30 pm on October 5, 2018

Send current resumes and supporting documents to:

Human Resources Department

Fax: (867) 634-2760

Phone: (867) 634-4200 ext. 241 or