Resources and Information


Employment Central
Whitehorse based employment services.

YuWin- Yukon WorkinfoNET
The Yukon’s largest Job Search website, free for employers to post their job openings.

Klondike Outreach
Job postings in Dawson City and surrounding area.

Yukon Government Employment Opportunities
Positions posted by the Yukon Public Service Commission

Yukon Hospital Corporation
Yukon Hospital Corporation Employment Opportunities

British Columbia

British Columbia Government Employment Opportunities
BC Government positions posted by the BC Public Service Commission

Job Search Online
Job Postings serving the Northern British Columbia area.

Macenna Staffing Services
Job postings serving the Fort St john area.

Canada Wide

Job Bank
Canada’s Largest Job Search Website, offers a massive job bank as well as tools for employers and employees.
Canadian Job Search Engine

Canadian based website that searches various job search engines.

Job Gurus
JobGurus Canada, aggregates jobs from thousands of employer, recruiter and government sites across Canada and provides jobs in a simple, intuitive way to job seekers.

Labour Market Programs
Programs and funding opportunities to provides support to eligible participants in finding and obtaining employment or with the development of skills necessary to maintain employment.

Watson Lake Training Society
Training funding available for residents of the Liard Basin (Watson Lake) area. Please click on “Training Society” in the upper right tab.

Working collaboratively in providing holistic human resource development for First Nations and Inuit people of Northeast BC.

Skills Canada Yukon
Skills Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that actively promotes careers in skilled trades and technologies to Canadian youth.

Test Of Workplace Essential Skills
Offers valid, reliable and effective Essential Skills Solutions for organizations and individuals looking to assess, improve and increase awareness of Essential Skills.

Yukon College
With Campuses based throughout the Yukon, this College offers local, and distance education.

Yukon Learn Society
Promoting and providing free adult literacy services throughout the Yukon

Yukon Women in Trades and Technology
Dedicated to promoting and assisting in the recruitment, training and retention of women in the skilled trades and technology sectors.

Town of Watson Lake
Information on the Watson Lake community

Watson Lake Chamber of Commerce
Directory of Watson Lake businesses, chamber news and updates, and more.

National Occupational Classification
Information on every job, including descriptions, qualifications, and much more.

Job Hero
Many samples of Resumes, Cover letters, and Job Descriptions to assist with Resume Writing


Employment Training and Enhancement Program


Funded by the Yukon Territorial Government and administered by the Watson Lake Training Society

Program Objectives:

The program is intended to enhance the training opportunities for the residents of the Liard Basin Area. The training sponsored must be relevant to job opportunities in the area and should primarily be used for retraining, upgrading, and skills development for the local residents.

Level of Assistance Provided:

The program will normally not fund 100% of the training project costs. The intent is to supplement existing funding to ensure the widest application of available funds.

Eligible costs will be:

Instructors wage (certified to teach)
Rental of facilities (excluding Yukon College)
Travel and accommodations costs associated with the training
Training courses for immediate employment (First Aid, Food Safe, Oil & Gas tickets, etc)
Material Costs required for the project (plus rental of equipment)
In some cases training allowances to the trainees
Disability related support (tutors, attendant care, note takes, sign language interpreters)
Administration costs
Certain other costs deemed appropriate by the Society
Eligible Individuals will be local residents – as evident by Yukon Identification

Non Eligible:

Conferences and annual workshops
Courses post secondary, diploma, or degrees
Casual or recreational
Professional Development
Student union fees or dues
Contingency funds
Providing training for profit
Cost already supported through federal, territorial, municipal or first nations programs
Where trainees are currently employed the Watson Lake Training Society will not provide training allowances


To apply, the form must be completed and submitted to Watson Lake Training Society
PO Box 502, Watson Lake, Yukon, Y0A 1C0
or submitted to Watson Lake Community Outreach or Yukon College
Must have submitted an application for approval prior to taking any courses. No retroactive payment after the fact.

Requirements of Application:

The application should be attached to a detailed training plan, which addresses the following:
Type of training and expected job opportunities upon completion
Expected number of trainees/target group
Recommended trainers and their relevant experience
Detail cost of project indicating the amount(s) provided form other programs
Ability of trainers to comply with local bylaws regarding Business License and ability to provide adequate protection during the training project

For additional information please contact:

Shirley Bauer at 1-867-536-7452
Cheryl O’Brien at 1-867-536-7574

Downloadable Application: