October 30, 2019
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


The Crisis Support Worker provides supportive crisis intervention, case management and support, advocacy, and community referral to current and potential shelter residents. Additional duties include offering life skills assistance to residents, and helping with day-to-day operations of the shelter, located in Yellowknife, NT. Alison McAteer House is a secure and anonymous place for women to receive support while they are fleeing violence.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Have an awareness of family violence issues facing women in the north
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • A non-judgmental attitude
  • Good listening and problem-solving skills
  • Be caring, empathetic, and compassionate
  • Be able to assert clear professional and personal boundaries
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Show integrity and tact in dealing with people
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid-CPR (C), up to date immunizations, including Hep B and TB
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Have flexibility in meeting shift work requirements

 Closing date for this position is November 20th, 2019

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to:

Alison McAteer House Manager

Email: amhsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected will be contacted for an interview. Thank you.

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