Job Opportunities with YCAO

We are currently hiring an advocacy caseworker and an administrative assistant.

Child and Youth Advocacy Caseworker

The Child and Youth Advocate Office is committed to having a diverse and representative workforce therefore an indigenous initiative will apply. 

 

This competition for anticipatory full-time term position to March 31, 2023. 

Salary will be based on experience within a range from (AR-15) - $80,913 to 93,848. Upon the successful completion of the probation period the salary will be increased to include 12% in-lieu of pension benefits.

Reporting to the Child & Youth Advocate, the Child and Youth Advocacy Caseworker is responsible for the provision of 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 posting and how to apply, please contact Helen Fitzsimmons, Director of Finance, Administration and Systems, Legislative Assembly Office at helen.fitzsimmons@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 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

  • Extensive case management experience included administrative responsibilities, record keeping and data collection

  • Knowledge of Yukon government and First Nation government programs and services

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

Travel is required. Preference or underfill.

 

Signed Oath of Confidentiality and conflict of interest required for this position.

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Administrative Assistant

This competition for two-year term position from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2023. 

 

The Child and Youth Advocate Office is committed to having a diverse and representative workforce therefore an indigenous initiative will apply.   

The salary range is from $57,466 to $66,426 and will be based on experience. Upon the successful completion of the probation period the salary will be increased to include 12% in-lieu of pension benefits.

Reporting to the Child & Youth Advocate, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for a wide range of administrative support functions to assist the operations of the Child and Youth Advocate Office. This includes providing receptionist support including engaging with children, youth families and service providers, taking referral information regarding advocacy issues, managing incoming and outgoing correspondence, maintaining general email accounts, managing a filing system and records schedules, managing data bases and running reports, conducting research, assisting with the coordination of office and analyzing data and conducting research.

 

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 ycao.ca

 

For more information about this position, please contact:  Annette King, Child and Youth Advocate at annette.king@ycao.ca

 

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

 

  • Post secondary education in office administration or related field

  • Ability to handle confidential information securely

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to provide professional response to people in crisis

  • Experience working in environments that serve children/youth, families, and communities

  • Recent experience working with Yukon government and First Nation government programs and services

  • Extensive experience with MS Office programs, managing data bases and filing systems

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