YAWC strives to promote, model, and employ learning, development opportunities, and social innovations that embody decolonization, healing from trauma, wellness, cultural protection, and assembly, in support of reconciliation and self-determination for and of Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse peoples.
- Indigenous Skills, Employment & Training (ISET) Program
- We Can Cook! Project
- Lifeskills to Leadership Employment Training Project
- Medicine from the Land Teaching Modules Project
Yukon Scholarships & Awards
There are many grants available to support short- and long-term education and training programs. To learn more, visit Yukon Government’s education page for a list of Yukon Scholarships & Awards.
Indspire provides financial support for Indigenous students across Canada to help them in completing their post-secondary education. Since 2004, Indspire has awarded over $115 Million to more than 37,500 students.
NIB Trust Fund
NIB Trust supports education programs aimed at healing, reconciliation, and knowledge building. The goal of the NIB Trust Fund to help First Nations and Métis people, organizations, and communities address the long-lasting impacts of the Indian Residential Schools system, and to support education programs aimed at healing and reconciliation over many years.
Training & Development
- YuWin - Yukon job board
- Employment Central - Yukon job board & job-seeking counselling
- Yukon Learn Society - Literacy & numeracy training in Whitehorse
- Yukon University - Programs & support service
- däna Näye Ventures - Business entrepreneurship training, development, and financial services to Yukon and northern BC residents.
- Volunteer Benevoles Yukon - Online & in Whitehorse training for NGOs
- Charity Village - On-line training for NGOs
- Western U Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children - Webinars
- Skookum Jim Friendship Centre - Youth Employment Centre
- Yukon Women in Trades & Technology - Young women exploring trades activities
- Boys and Girls Club of Yukon - Personal and social development programs
- Whitehorse Individual Learning Centre - Self-paced and supportive program to help students complete their high school diploma
YAWC staff help clientele by meeting them where they are at and supporting them in developing their learning and employmnent plans. Contact us today!