20 Jul 2021

Full-Time Crisis Support Worker

YWCA NWT –  Ft. Smith NT

Job Description

YWCA NWT

Sutherland House is seeking a

Full-Time

Crisis Support Worker

at the shelter in Fort Smith, NT.

Candidate requirements:

• maintain client and shelter confidentiality, safety, and security

• be caring, empathetic, and compassionate

• 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

• knowledge of community resources

• advocate for client-identified needs

• good oral and written communications skills

• work well in a team environment

• integrity and tact in dealing with clients in vulnerable situations

• available to work days (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) and evenings (4:00p.m. to 12:00p.m.) on rotation
(7 days on, 3 days off/7 days on, 4 days off).
Some weekend work required

Qualifications:

• a degree, diploma, or certificate in Social work is desirable

• experience in supporting women and children experiencing family violence will be considered

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit their resumé and cover letter to:
Shelter Manager
P.O. Box 879 Fort Smith, NT X0E 0P0
Phone: (867)872-5925 / Fax: (867)872-3398
Email: shsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

YWCA NWT is an affirmative action employer. Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job remains open until filled.

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