Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathologist, Child Development Centre

Whitehorse, YK

Closing date

June 2, 2023 at 4 p.m. (or until filled)

Starting date

August 22, 2023

  • Permanent full-time
  • 37.5 hours weekly
  • The salary range is $41.71 – $50.74 per hour depending on qualifications and experience
  • RRSP share plan and benefits
  • Seven weeks of paid vacation
  • Employees of the Child Development Centre primarily work following the school calendar

The Public Service Alliance of Canada Collective Agreement covers this position.

Excellent opportunity to join the professional team of the Child Development Centre in beautiful Whitehorse, Yukon. The growing team provides quality early intervention services to children from birth to five years of age throughout the Yukon. You will work as part of a transdisciplinary team and will be one of seven speech-language pathologists responsible for assessment, consultation and intervention for children with various needs. Travel to rural communities may be required. A relocation allowance of up to $2000 is available.

Nestled in the iconic Yukon, Whitehorse is a spectacular city with room to spread out and enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, x-country and downhill skiing, mountain biking and a vast array of arts and cultural activities. Whitehorse offers English first language, French-first language and French immersion schools. Surrounded by mountains and nestled among dense black spruce and poplar forests of the Yukon River Valley, the City of Whitehorse aptly chose “The Wilderness City” as its slogan. With some of the cleanest air in the world, yet with multiple flights to southern jurisdictions offered daily, Whitehorse is more connected than you think.


  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and eligibility for membership in SAC
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting
  • Experience working with young children with developmental needs and families
  • Experience with feeding, fluency and Hanen programs is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

For further inquiries, contact:

Jenny Hierlihy, Executive Assistant
Child Development Centre
Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 2C6
867-456-8182 ext 208

Thank you for your interest in the Child Development Centre. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.