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

Competition #23-24-08 Wellness Manager

May 4, 2023

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 – $95,008.00 – $115,483.00
Robust Benefits and Pension Package
Location: Haines Junction or Whitehorse, YT
 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Community Wellness, this position is responsible for managing wellness initiatives and activities; as well as supervising the Wellness Team. They will be responsible to facilitate community mobilization and build community capacity around shared wellness priorities. The Wellness Manager is responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of these initiatives and strives to incorporate both traditional and non-traditional practices, to best address the needs of the CAFN Citizens.

 Education and Experience:

Degree in Social Work or related field, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience directing community-based health, social and/or wellness programs, and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. Strong managerial and administrative experience in a government setting is required.  Experience in using database and information management systems such as AIS would be an asset.

 Conditions of Employment:
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 Driver’s License
  • 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.

An eligibility list will be created from this posting.

Job description:

 Deadline: 4:30 pm on May 18, 2023

Send current resume and supporting documents to:

Monique Martin

Human Resources Officer

Phone: (867) 334-6272