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

Competition #22-23-32 Education Support Worker – Haines Junction

Nov 8, 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.


Term Full-time (ASAP – October 2026)

Salary: Level 7 – $70,260.00 – $82,194.00

Robust Benefits and Pension Package

Location: Haines Junction – St. Elias Community School


Job Summary: JD ESW HJ

Reporting to the Education Manger, this position will be responsible for promoting students’ personal and academic successes, supporting parent and guardian involvement in student’s education, advocating for students and families, and promotes cultural and other learning opportunities for all students, parents, teachers, school staff and community members for Whitehorse secondary schools, in order to promote positive inter-community relations between CAFN students, parents and the school. This position will also perform administrative and project work.


Education and Experience:

Successful completion of post-secondary education, preferably in the fields of education or social work or one year’s experience in counseling combined with one or more years’ experience in delivering and managing cultural and/or general education programs; and experience working with First Nations students, schools and communities; or an equivalent combination of training, work and life experience.

 Conditions of Employment:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 4 driver’s license would be an asset)
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Vulnerable Sectors Records Check
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • Willingness to work evenings and/or weekends, as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required
  • Mandatory confidentiality is a condition 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.

 An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

Job Description:

 Deadline: 4:30 pm on November 24, 2022

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Monique Martin – Human Resources Officer

Phone: (867) 456-6888 ext. 340

Cell: (867) 334-6272