April 20, 2021
Yellowknife & Fort Smith, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


YWCA NWT is hiring casual and part-time Crisis Support Workers at Alison McAteer House family violence shelter (Yellowknife), and casual staff at Sutherland House (Fort Smith). The part-time AMH position must be available to work every second weekend. Shelter workers provide supportive crisis intervention, case management and support, advocacy, and community referrals to current and potential residents of the shelter. Additional duties include offering life skills assistance to residents and helping with day-to-day operations of the shelter.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Have an awareness of family violence issues facing women in the north

  • Experience working with women and women with children who have experienced family violence

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • A non-judgmental attitude

  • Good listening and problem-solving skills

  • Caring, empathetic, and compassionate

  • Able to assert clear professional and personal boundaries

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • 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

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter in one document to:

Yellowknife: amhsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

Fort Smith: shsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

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