Dynamic individual required to provide comprehensive information, appropriate referrals, and the support necessary to facilitate self-advocacy efforts of NWT individuals with disabilities, families, communities and professionals, as needed, and in alignment with the mission and core values of the NWT Disabilities Council.
All interested applicants, please forward your resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A full job description is available upon request.
Provide supports both in person and via phone and virtually to individuals with disabilities and families in a culturally sensitive and informed manner. To, at times, travel to communities to deliver information and support
To ensure familiarity with all available programs and processes to assist with advocacy and assistance toward person centered and directed self-determination.
To work with other professionals and service providers to enhance service delivery. A complete Job Description is available upon request
- Minimum completed 2 years of post- secondary school education in Disability Studies, Social Work, Social Services, Human Services or equivalency. Combinations of experience and education will be considered.
- Experience working with individuals with disabilities, 2 years preferred
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Demonstrated skills in problem solving, organization and time management
- Program management> reporting, budget, completion of statistics and data analysis, supervising student placements and volunteers.
- Knowledge of Northern social/cultural issues and Aboriginal language skills an asset
- Must have demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team both internally and as part of a larger team of professionals
- Ability to travel, as required, to NWT communities
- Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle
The NWT Disabilities is a pan-disability, territorial organization whose vision is; That all individuals to have access and ability to reach their full potential.
To find out more about us visit, www.nwtdc.net