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Outreach Van Coordinator at Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services in Whitehorse

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

More than $25/hr

Hours per Week




About this Job

Many Rivers seeks an Outreach Van Coordinator in Whitehorse

The Outreach Van is a coordinated multi-agency service that provides poverty reduction and harm reduction services to vulnerable street involved people in Whitehorse. We are seeking an energetic person with exceptional organizational skills to lead in the delivery of this essential service.

The Coordinator provides leadership & team building to van staff, provides public education and awareness about the van and its clients to community stakeholders, fosters funding and donation relationships, develops & coordinates partnerships and volunteers, manages supplies & equipment, and works directly with the clients 1 night/week.

This is a permanent part-time position (30/hrs per week) in Whitehorse beginning August 1, 2014.

Starting salary is based on $31.40/hr with generous benefits package.

The successful candidate will possess:

• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in program management, program coordination or equivalent preferably in the not-for-profit sector.

• A high level of organizational skills, problem solving, and proven experience in coordinating and relationship building.

• Public relations experience including public speaking, and knowledge of working with a variety of communications channels and tools to publicize and promote.

• An understanding of vulnerable street involved people, people who use drugs, and people experiencing poverty and homelessness.

• Experience and sensitivity working with Yukon First Nations.

• A strong understanding of the philosophy and practice of harm reduction combined with keen ability to advocate for vulnerable populations and harm reduction programs.

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those invited to interview will be contacted. For more details please visit our website at

This job was posted on Jun 13, 2014 and will be removed on Jun 27, 2014

All applications must be received before Jun 27, 2014

Many Rivers Counselling and Support Services

Please Contact: Leah Ryckman


Phone: (867) 667-2970


Address: Many Rivers Counselling & Support Services 4071 – 4th Ave. Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1H3 Fax; 867 633-3557

To apply for this Job

Many Rivers is a unionized work place covered by a Collective Agreement with PSAC. If you are looking for an opportunity that provides meaningful work in a non-profit human service team environment, please submit a resume with cover letter by email, fax or in person, by Friday, June 27th at 4pm.