YWCA NWT
Published
February 5, 2019
Location
Fort Smith
Category
Job Type
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Compensation
Starting at $27/hr
Territory
Northwest Territories

Description

Sutherland House in Fort Smith is a shelter for women and their children fleeing abuse. You must be caring, empathetic and compassionate and maintain confidentiality of clients and shelter at all times.

  • Be able to assert clear professional boundaries
  • Understand the dynamics of family violence
  • Have awareness of barriers women face
  • Be conscious of the impacts of violence on children who witness abuse
  • Show knowledge of community resources
  • Advocate for client identified needs
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Show integrity and tact in dealing with people
  • Be available to work days(8-4) and evenings (4-12 )as required on rotation hours

7-3/7-4 basis, and will include working weekends at times.

Permanent, full time position days/evening. Starts March 1, 2019.

Qualifications

A degree, diploma, or certificate in Social work is desirable. Experience in supporting women and children experiencing family violence will be considered.

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