The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council invites qualified candidates to apply for this contract position ending March 31, 2021. Price is $48,600. 

The purpose of the contract position is to assist the Yukon Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Memorial and Commemoration Project partners and supporters in designing, delivering, and communicating the significance of the Project to family members of MMIWG and the general public. The Project aims to leave a lasting memorial that will raise the on-going issue of MMIWG in Yukon and northern British Columbia and honour the victims and their families.

Under the direction of the Local Project Advisory Committee, the Contractor is responsible for the overall organization, coordination and delivery of the Project by building community and partnership outreach, awareness, and engagement; planning the design and establishment of a family gathering and commemoration monument and memorial; and creating communications material.


The successful candidate is a strong communicator with all parties, a strong organizer of events and people, experienced in working with Yukon First Nations and indigenous women, girls, and gender diverse people, and knowledgeable about the calls for justice from the National Inquiry into MMIWG and Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

How to Apply

Please provide your CV, three references, and cover letter clearly stating why you are a good choice for the position and send to Claudia Riveros, Executive Director at

Please direct questions to Claudia by email.

Thanks to all who apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020