Who we are

Watson Lake Community Outreach has been serving the community since 1979, incorporated in 1985. As a Watson Lake based non-profit organization, we offer many services for job seekers and employers. Our office is equipped with two public computers for internet job search and resume writing, a fax machine and photocopier, as well as information about government programs, student funding, local and non-local employment opportunities. We are funded by Canada-Yukon Labour Market Development Agreement.

Outreach Board & Staff

Board:
Cheryl O’Brien, Leatha Anderson, Brenda Leach
Senior Employment Programmer:
Shilo Trusz

Employment Programmers:
Sydney Fleury
Dede Giesbrecht

Our Location – 714 Adela Trail, Watson Lake, Yukon

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Employees – We can help you find or maintain employment!

Our services include:

  • Registration for employment
  • Pre-employment counseling
  • Referrals to various services and agencies
  • Referrals to Labour Market Devlopement Programs and Services
  • Interview skills
  • Local and Yukon wide job boards
  • Job search skills and techniques
  • Job referrals
  • Client follow-up
  • Career planning
  • Fax
  • Photocopier
  • 2 Computers for Internet access
  • Telephone

Best of all, our services are free!

Employers – Advertise With Us!

We are also here to assist employers in finding potential employees. We offer a variety of services including advertising jobs on local and Yukon job boards, receiving and delivering resumes and applications to employers, visiting employees to check in on new hires and applications, and much more! We work with many of the local businesses, as well as businesses across the Yukon. If you are seeking information, looking for new hires, or wish to advertise, please contact us, our services are free!

Advertising on our Boards:
If you are an employer in the Watson Lake district, and would like to post a job on our boards, please contact us! If you have already created a job posting, please email or fax it to us. Otherwise, we have templates below to assist you in creating a job listing. You may alter them as you need, they are only guidelines.

Job Posting Template:
This template is in Microsoft WORD (.doc) format, compatible with Windows 2000 and higher. To download the file, right click on the image below and select “Save As” to save them to your computer.