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Yukon Legislative Assembly/Members' Services Board

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Ombudsman (including IPC & PIC)

Child & Youth
Advocate

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Deputy Child & Youth
Advocate

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Chief Electoral Officer

Systemic Analyst

Systemic Analyst

Current openings

YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE A VOICE

Child and Youth Advocacy Caseworker

Competition closes January 9, 2024

Full Job Description

This competition will give preference to candidates of Indigenous ancestry.

This competition is for a full-time term position to September 30, 2025.

Salary will be based on experience within a range from $87,091 to $101,013 per annum plus 12% in lieu of pension.

 

Reporting to the Child & Youth Advocate, the Child and Youth Advocacy Caseworker is an advocacy specialist 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 https://www.ycao.ca.
For more information about his position and the application process, please contact Julia Milnes, Deputy Advocate at julia.milnes@ycao.ca or Justin Gorczyca, Director of Administration, Finance and Systems at the Legislative Assembly Office at justin.gorczyca@yukon.ca


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’s or Master’s degree in the field of psychology, child and youth care, social work, education, law, or other related discipline.
•Extensive experience engaging children and youth of all ages and abilities.
•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, families and organizations.
•Extensive case management experience including administrative responsibilities, record keeping, drafting correspondence and data collection.
•Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively (both orally and written), conflict resolution skills, counselling skills.


Some travel is required.


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

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