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Daycare Workers

Yellowknives Dene First Nation
February 17, 2023
Yellowknife, NT
Job Type
  • $26.00 per hour



The Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) is governed by a Chief and Council which has offices in Dettah and Ndilo. The YKDFN Chiefs and Council affirm our sacred obligation to serve our people and our commitment to live balanced contemporary lifestyles with culture and traditions important to our community, to speak our traditional language, and to protect our natural resources and Treaty Rights.  For Chiefs and Council to lead the YKDFN requires having qualified personnel to achieve a prosperous future for our citizens.  The incumbent works within this context to provide effective and efficient level of support and assistance.


Daycare Workers


Under the authority of the YKDFN Government Chiefs and Council and under the direct supervision of the Daycare Program Manager, The Daycare Worker is responsible for providing high-quality childcare in a group setting that meets the diverse needs and promotes optimum physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and intellectual development of the children in care.

The Daycare Worker is an integral member of the daycare professional team and is responsible to build strong relationships with parents, daycare staff and the community. The Daycare Worker will support the YKDFN’ philosophy, procedures, and policies to maintain a standard of care that are in accordance with the GNWT-ECE, Health and Fire Safety Rules and Regulations.


Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • A diploma in Early Childhood Education is desired; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and training coupled with four (4) years’ experience working with children and families will be considered.
  • Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check required.

A detailed Job Description for this position is available upon request. 

The Yellowknives Dene First Nation offers a competitive wage with excellent comprehensive group pension, Northern Travel allowance and insurance coverage benefits, along with a fun work environment with exceptional diverse cultural oriented people. To be considered, a cover letter and resume must be submitted to the Human Resources office by closing date of February 28, 2023.



Human Resources Division

Yellowknives Dene First Nation

Chief Drygeese Conference Centre

Dettah, NT



We thank all who apply and advise that only those short listed will be contacted. 

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