Job Posting – Independent Contract Position. We are looking for a Janitor to join our team!YAWC is looking for a reliable sanitizer extraordinaire, 5 days a week 2.5 hours a day with schedule flexibility depending on your availability.

The position reports to the Office Administrator and is responsible for providing janitorial services for the YAWC office. Main duties include:

  • Vacuuming and deep cleaning of floors, taking out garbage in all rooms of the office, wiping clean and sanitizing common spaces and surfaces, cleaning washroom thoroughly, cleaning kitchen (excluding washing dishes and cleaning inside appliances), monitoring cleaning supplies and informing when replenishment is needed, ensuring all doors are secured and lights are turned off when leaving, and continuing to provide a service that meets YAWC’s mandate and needs.
  • Strictly following COVID-19 safety protocols including sanitizing common areas regularly and adhering to guidelines.
  • Maintaining a tidy and professional workspace.


Reliable, detailed oriented, and able to endure rigorous cleaning tasks including lifting equipment weighing up to 6 kg. Janitorial experience is an asset.

Indigenous Person Hiring Preference Policy in Effect

Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Training and support will be provided to all candidates who successfully demonstrate the ability to grow into the position based on a screening interview.

YAWC is a non-profit organization with a mission of “Working towards a resilient and robust community by empowering Indigenous women, gender diverse peoples, and their families through culturally inclusive advocacy, healing, learning, and sharing while celebrating success.”

Salary is $30 per hour. 2.5 hours per day, 5 days a week. Position is located in Whitehorse.

How to Apply
Please send your resume and two references to Claudia Riveros, Executive Director at   
Application Deadline: Until filled

Please direct questions to Claudia by email or phone 867-667-6162 x1007. We want to thank everyone who applies but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.