Job Opportunities with YCAO

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Child & Youth

Deputy Child & Youth

Advocacy Case

Advocacy Case

Advocacy Case

Systemic Analyst

Client Services

Reporting to the Child & Youth Advocate, the Child and Youth Advocacy Caseworker is responsible for the provision of professional advocacy services for Yukon children and youth by providing information, assistance, advice and support to children and youth, ensuring they have access to Yukon government services, and their views and rights are considered in decisions made about them. 


The Child and Youth Advocate is an independent officer of the Yukon Legislative Assembly responsible for administration of the Child and Youth Advocate Act. For more information about the Yukon Child and Youth Advocate Office, please visit


For more information about his posting and how to apply, please contact Helen Fitzsimmons, Director of Finance, Administration and Systems, Legislative Assembly Office at


Essential Qualifications: 

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information provided in the resume.


Bachelor or Master’s degree in the field of social work, psychology, child and youth care, education, law, or other related discipline Experience engaging children and youth of all ages and abilities


Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively (both orally and written)


conflict resolution skills 


counselling skills


Extensive case management experience including administrative responsibilities, record keeping, drafting correspondence and data collection


Knowledge of Yukon government and First Nation government(s) programs and services


Recent experience working with Yukon First Nations governments, and working with Indigenous individuals and organizations 


Some travel is required.


Signed Oath of Confidentiality and Signed Declaration of Conflict of Interest required for this position.