• KwänlinWhitehorse
  • Takhini River
  • Dä̀kwä̀kä̀daHaines Junction
  • ShadęlChampagne
  • Tthe yänlinCanyon
  • Lu ghäKlukshu

Competition #22-23-13 – Manager, Healthy Living

Jun 7, 2022

Shadhäla Äshèyi yè Kwädän, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations or CAFN, is located in the Yukon Territory and northern B.C. We have one of the most spectacular workplaces in the Yukon and CAFN is one of the First Nations leading the way in Self-Government in Canada.
Our people (dän) are deeply connected to Dákeyi (our land). We are actively building Dän K’e (our culture and beliefs) back into all that we do.
Through our offices in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) and Kwänlin (Whitehorse) our goal is to hire CAFN Citizens as well as skilled people from the Yukon, Canada and beyond, who will help us continue to grow and innovate our Self Government. We are a competitive employer with strong family and cultural values and generous benefits, and we welcome your interest in advancing our Self Government through employment with our nation.

Regular Full-time 
Salary: Level 9 – $89,715.00 – $109,049.00
Robust Benefits and Pension Package
Location: Haines Junction or Whitehorse

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Community Wellness, and working with departmental program Directors/Managers, this position is responsible for developing, overseeing, and managing healthy living initiatives which will contribute to the health and well-being of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) Citizens. The manager is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of these initiatives and strives to incorporate both traditional and non-traditional health practice, to best address the needs of the CAFN Citizens.

Education and Experience:
Diploma in a Health Promotion, Mental/Health/Social Work, or a related field, with considerable experience in managing, supervising, and directing community health and/or health promotion and prevention programs, preferably in a First Nation community. Experience managing human and financial resources is required. Research and report writing skills are essential. Experience in using database and information management systems such as AIS would be an asset. Those with 2-3 years of relevant training and/or experience may be equally considered.

Conditions of Employment:
• Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License upon hire, and own vehicle would be preferable
• Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check
• Willing and able to travel to other CAFN communities
• Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required
• Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods, as directed
• Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all CAFN personnel
• 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 Government.

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 Rights Commission.

Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Temporary Assignments may be considered. Please ensure you have supervisor approval before applying.

Job description:  JD_Manager Healthy Living_June 11, 2020

Deadline: Until Filled

Send current resume and supporting documents to:
Megan MacKellar
Human Resources Officer
Phone: (867) 335-1514; Fax: (867) 634-7071
mmackellar@cafn.ca