April 22, 2019
NWT Wide, Canada
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Resource Centre
Northwest Territories


The Summer Student will work 40 hours per week from 10am-6pm Tuesday to Saturday

The Youth Worker and is responsible to interact with youth, provide leadership and supervision, and promote skill development. The role is also responsible for security and cleanliness of building and grounds.

Start date is April 23, 2019 (suitable for current student or youth who plans to return to school or college in 2019).



The Summer Student - Youth Worker  will:

  • Assist with planning and supervising interactive youth programs
  • Provide mentorship and coaching to Youth at Risk and youth experiencing homelessness
  • Engage youth in skill building and leadership development
  • Ensure safety and security of building and grounds.


  • Completion of Grade 10
  • Crisis intervention and Suicide Intervention training
  • Experience with at-risk and youth experiencing homelessness
  • First Aid Certificate and CPR are required (will be provided)

Company Info

SideDoor is celebrating 23 years supporting YOUth (1995-2018).

SideDoor has grown exponentially, now operating :
Resource Centre for YOUth at 4903-50th Street OPEN
7 days a week, 10:00pam- 6:00pm
LUNCH: 12:00pm
DINNER: 5:00pm

Supports including day shelter, meals and snacks, laundry and shower facilities, hygiene products, , computers, telephone, fax, etc.
Drop-In Centre provides a safe alternative to Yellowknife streets including practical supports and life skills: meal served at 6pm, recreation, cultural and social supports, etc.

Hope's Haven at 5114-52nd Street                                                           24/hour Housing and Supports

Emergency Shelter
Transitional Housing - YOUth in Transition

1. Housing and Supports:
Temporary: Emergency Shelter -
Safe Haven for YOUth experiencing homelessness (on site)

Transitional: Youth in Transition –
Short-term housing and supports (on site)

Permanent: HOME4U –
Permanent Housing and Supports (off site)

2. Resource Centre 4 YOUth:
HOME4U: Housing and Tenancy
HELP4U: Employment, Literacy and Training
HOPE4U: Mental Health and Addictions &
Practical Supports and Life Skills

Referral Services and Practical Supports –
Drop-In Centre, Meals, Showers, Laundry, etc

The SideDoor exists to instil values, character and community that will empower Northern youth to find fulfilment (HOPE) by providing a safe haven and practical supports. We are committed to preventing, reducing and ending youth homelessness in Yellowknife for youth, ages 14-24.

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