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Hiring an Executive Director for WAWC

The Executive Director (ED) is the management lead and reports to the Whitehorse Aboriginal Women's Circle Board of Directors. This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of operations, fundraising, proposal writing, financial oversight and supervision of staff and contract workers.  The ED oversees programs, supports and projects for Aboriginal women and others, as well as leading, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with funding agencies and organizational partners, policy development, implementation of the strategic plan and human resources.

All qualified people are encouraged to apply.  As WAWC serves Indigenous women, preference will be given to Indigenous women in accordance with our policy.

The salary range is $44.00 - $49.00/hr and the job description can be found at the blue button below.

Questions may be directed to ed@wawc.ca and a telephone call can be arranged as needed.

Please email cover letter and resume to the Hiring Committee at ed@wawc.ca  

Closing Date has been extended to:  Friday, November 12, 2021 at 4 pm

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 
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Cultural Support Program Launch

Whitehorse Aboriginal Women's Circle (WAWC) is launching their cultural support services for survivors, families and communities affected by losses related to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and 2S+ (MMIWG2S+) people on November 1.

See information sheet for more information.

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Cultural Connections Peer Support Program Information on

Finding Our Way Through Loss, Grief and Recovery 

support circles.

The 8 circles are for Indigenous women  in Whitehorse who have experienced loss of any kind. 

For more information call Gaye Hanson at 867-335-3687 or ghanson@northwestel.net

See information sheet above for more details. 

Also on Facebook.


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A Safe Place - Drop-in ... is back!

The Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre has it's "A Safe Place" drop-in on Saturdays & Sundays from 4 to 8 pm at the Golden Age Society (4061 4th Ave) for low -barrier individuals of any age who identify as female.  There will be visiting guests, light refreshments, peer-support and workshops!  For more information call 867-667-2693 or check it out on their facebook page.