We are looking for a creative and experienced Executive Director to join our growing team.

Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, this leadership position is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plans of the organization and implementing policies and procedures consistent with the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of YAWC.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field. Previous experience in a leadership role in a multi-cultural environment with an emphasis on First Nation’s culture. Significant experience managing budgets and supervising a team is essential. An equivalent combination of education, training, or experience will be considered. 

As per the YAWC mandate, every effort is made to employ Indigenous women and gender-diverse people from Yukon and northern British Columbia. Job suitability is assessed with this priority in mind, along with education and experience.

YAWC is a non-profit organization with a mission of “Working towards a resilient and robust community by empowering Indigenous women, gender-diverse people, and their families through culturally inclusive advocacy, healing, learning, and sharing while celebrating success.” For a job description, visit www.yawc.ca/employment.

The salary is $40 - $45 per hour based on experience. The position is full-time and located in Whitehorse.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Claudia Riveros, Executive Director at director@yawc.ca. The position will remain open until filled.

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