November 20, 2019
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
$85,000-$96,000 per annum
Northwest Territories


The YWCA NWT is a large, multi-service non-profit charity operating in the Northwest Territories.  YWCA’s VAW Shelters and Support Services provides safe shelter, outreach and support services to women with or without children who are experiencing intimate partner violence or other forms of crises that impact their ability to reside safely in the community.  We are seeking an experienced individual to lead and manage our high quality women’s support services in this northern environment, located in Yellowknife.

This is a full-time permanent position with a salary range of $85,000-$96,000 per annum.  The YWCA NWT offers a competitive benefit package, a pension plan and a flexible, pleasant work environment.

If you are excited by the possibility of increasing northern women’s safety and well-being, we invite your reply by December 16, 2019.

Please Reply to:

Lyda Fuller
Executive Director


Reporting to the Executive Director, and as a member of the YWCA senior management team, this position is accountable for managing two residential shelters with 20 beds and support services as well as planning and organizing capacity building training for five VAW shelters in the NWT.  The Director is responsible for programming standards, financial management, community collaboration, advocacy and research initiatives, government relations and staff management of 20 full-time, part-time and casual staff.  Two on-site program managers report to this position.


This position requires a social work or mental health background, with direct experience in residential support services, and a minimum of five years supervisory and budgeting experience.  A demonstrated commitment to the rights of women and children and to a collaborative/cooperative management style as well as a desire to continue developing high quality support programs would be extremely advantageous.

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