Yukon College partners to deliver career-coaching program

November 5, 2014

Yukon College has partnered with Selwyn Chihong Mining Ltd, the Yukon Mine Training Association (YMTA), and Ross River Dena Council to deliver an 8-week life- and career-coaching program to YMTA clients. Program topics will include personality types, communication skills, computer literacy skills, professionalism and ethics, teamwork, problem solving and decision-making, worker rights and responsibilities, and health and wellness. A Yukon College instructor will deliver the program at the college’s Ross River campus. “Ross River Dena Council sees this as a very beneficial program for our youth of the community. We strongly believe the program will enhance their skills in all aspects of their lives. Many community members, including elders, are getting involved, sharing their skills and knowledge. The students are doing an amazing job. They are seen as very strong role models of the community and we wish them nothing but success,” said Verna Nukon, Ross River Dena Council Deputy Chief. Yukon College News