Office Closed Again

November 23, 2020

As a precautionary measure to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection, the YAWC OFFICE IS CLOSED to walk-in clients until further notice.   If you would like to see a YAWC staff, please call for an appointment at toll free 1-866-667-6162 or email info@yawc.ca Together we will get through this pandemic by practicing the Safe Six rules. Thank you for...

Project Manager & Communications-Policy Analyst Job Postings

October 30, 2020

YAWC is looking for an experienced Project Manager and Communications - Policy Advisor to join our team! Salary is $30 - $35 per hour (based on experience). Positions are term to March 2022 and open to remote work. Application deadline is November 13, 2020. - Extended to Nov. 27, 2020 View job descriptions here: Project Manager; Communications and Policy Analyst Please...

Yukon Sisters in Spirit & Red Dress Campaign

October 9, 2020

Friday October 2, 2020 On Friday Oct. 2, YAWC asked Yukon and northern BC governments, businesses and individuals to hang a red dress on their premises in solidarity and drum 42 beats for each woman gone. YAWC also displayed 42 dresses on Rotary Park in Whitehorse, 41 dresses to represent those Indigenous women in Yukon and northern BC who have...

Elder In-Residence Job Posting

September 17, 2020

YAWC is hiring a part-time, term position at $30/hour. If you are 60 years of age or older or considered an Elder in your own First Nation community in Yukon or northern BC and like to share your traditional knowledge and helping others, then we want to hear from you! Please send your application to Claudia at yawcdir@northwestel.net. To view...

MMIWG On-the-Land Healing Camp - Haines Junction

September 7, 2020

  The 6-day camp was delivered on the east shore of Kluane Lake, at Shakt Tun Adventure camp, on the traditional territory of Champaigne/Aishihik First Nation. There were 21 family members of MMIWG and 11 youth and children who attended the camp. The elders and supports guided the participants through many activities and sharing cultural teachings. They set a fishnet, gopher...

Outreach Aftercare Mini-Circle - Watson Lake

August 20, 2020

A one day circle was held at Two Mile Lake near Watson Lake on August 19, 2020. Approximately 10 MMIWG family members from that community participated. The purpose of the circle was to provide support as needed. The Circle was delivered by YAWC MMIWG Outreach staff. For more information about this circle or upcoming circles, please contact the MMIWG Outreach...

Office Open

July 13, 2020

The YAWC office is now open again. The health and safety of our staff and clients are our top priority and so we plan to rollout a phased approach to our services as per guidelines from the Yukon chief medical officer that will include safety measures for staff and visitors. OPEN OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Mon. – Fri. beginning...

AGM Notice 2020

July 12, 2020

You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council. Date: Saturday, July 25, 2020Time: 11:30 am – 2 pmLocation: Virtual How to Join the AGMPlease register in advance for this meeting in one of two ways: online at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qf-iprz0rGdOxgtHzoLy8424seoHTVQ51 or phoning the YAWC office at 667-6162 or Toll Free 1-866-667-6162. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information...

Office Administrator Job Posting

May 12, 2020

YAWC is hiring a part-time, term position at $30-$35/hour. If you like working in an office setting managing files, are a good communicator, well organized and pay close attention to detail, and want to work in a great organization, then please send your application by May 25 to Claudia at yawcdir@northwestel.net. To view full job description go to the YuWin or Employment Central site.

MMIWG On-the-Land Healing Youth Camp - Carmacks

March 23, 2020

This camp was designed for youth family members of MMIWG. Approximately 12 youth ranging in age from 5 - 18, attended the 6 day camp at Airport Lake near Carcross on March 14 - 20, 2020. All the youth participated in all the cultural traditional projects and life skills workshops that were mostly hands on. The facilitors were all members...