YWCA NWT
Published
August 28, 2019
Location
Yellowknife, Canada
Category
Job Type
Casual  
Compensation
Dependent on experience
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

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 at the Alison McAteer House in Yellowknife.

Candidate must:

  • 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 skill
  • 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 September 15th, 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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