Contact Us

Abe Miller Building

4912-53 Street, PO Box 981
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N7
Phone: (867) 920 2644
Fax: (867) 920 2348

Community Living Centre

4919-53 Street, PO Box 981
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N7
Phone: (867) 920-2644
Fax: (867) 669 7826

Literacy Outreach Centre

5409 Franklin Ave.
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3
Phone: (867) 873-0607
Fax: (867) 873-0160

Staff Contacts
Title Name Phone/Fax E-mail address
Executive Director Lynn Elkin P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Supported Living Manager Mahasi Ortega P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Family and Children’s Services Manager Vera Nesbitt P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Finance Manager Aki Iwase P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Skills Training & Community Inclusion Manager Donna-Marie Meserah-Zdyb P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
EmployABILITY and Employment Services Manager Junn Gesmundo P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Communications and Administrative Officer Daron Letts P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Finance and Human Resources Officer Cindy Uy-Bartolome P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Employment Support Worker Milton Tshuma P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Job Coach Emily Bevan P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Job Coach Bianca Kotchea P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Job Coach David MacDonald P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Family and Children’s Services Facilitator (Youth and Respite) Michael Ramirez P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Team Leader Supported Living Services
Team Leader Supported Living Services Glenn Malaque
Team Leader Supported Living Services
Team Leader Supported Living Services  Barb Tayembwa
 Literacy Outreach Centre Instructor  Taylor Saracuse  P: (867) 873-0607
F: (867) 873-0160
 
Skills Training Facilitator Lian Vilan P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Skills Training Facilitator Edwin Dela Cruz P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 920-2348
Employment Support Worker John Balamaga P: (867) 920-2644
F: (867) 669-7826
Team Leader Supported Living Services Tawanda Kachamakwara

Job Openings

EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT WORKER (FT, PT)

The Yellowknife Association for Community Living (YKACL) has openings for full and part-time Employment Support Workers.

The EmployABILITY service at YKACL provides a full range of employment services including career development planning, job search techniques, and ongoing employment-related support to individuals and students with a disability. As a member of the EmployABILITY team, the Employment Support Worker assists clients seeking employment, assists with on the job training and provides effective and appropriate support to individuals with disabilities once employment has been obtained.

The Employment Support Worker of the EmployABILITY service should demonstrate the following:

  • University Degree/College Diploma in Education or related field
  • Experience in working with individuals from a diverse culture and ethnic background
  • Knowledge and experience working with people with a variety of disabilities
  • Able to work in team environment
  • An understanding of the issues related to the employment inclusion of people living with disabilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Criminal records check
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • Non-Violent Intervention training

Equivalencies will be considered.

Please contact  for a complete job description.

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SUPPORTED LIVING WORKERS (CASUAL)

The Yellowknife Association for Community Living (Association) is a non-profit organization providing services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families, assisting them in living meaningful lives in supportive communities.

The Supported Living Worker ensures the well-being of clients in all aspects of daily living including residential services. A key component of this job is to assist clients in their physical, social, emotional and life skills development.  This increases their independence and allows them to function appropriately in the community.

The following are required:

  • Relevant Post-secondary diploma
  • Current valid drivers licence with no major infractions on the driving record
  • Criminal record check
  • Ability to engage in activities including those involving lifting or pushing up to 30 pounds (including gardening, cleaning, yard maintenance)

Please contact ed@ykacl.ca for a complete job description.