Employment

Senior and Junior staff - After-school program
Posting date: June 19, 2017

Senior Leader

  • Provide supervision and programming for children ages 5-10 years old
  • Responsible for implementing the afterschool program and organizing appropriate games and craft activities for participating children
  • House 3pm - 6pm, Monday to Friday. Some flexibility may be required for Professional Development days
  • Experience working with children, good team player, good communication skills, and reliability essential
  • Current First aid/CPR, current immunizations and clear criminal records check required

Drop off resume to Janette at 4904-54 Avenue, or email to janette@ywcanwt.ca

Junior Leader

  • YWCA NWT seeking students 16 years of age or older for our afterschool program.
  • Hours are part-time, from 4:00pm till 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • This is an excellent opportunity for students looking to gain work experience and useful job skills for the future. We also offer the opportunity for students to receive their Community Service hours and Work Experience credits that are needed for high school graduation.

Drop off resume to Janette at 4904-54 Avenue, or email to janette@ywcanwt.ca

 

Family Support Case Worker

Posted: May 28, 2017. Position open until filled.

As part of an existing housing support team, this full-time position provides support and coordinates services to Housing First tenant families, offering support in a exible, compassionate manner with positive social responses to families, within a trauma-informed practice approach.

Main duties and responsibilities:

·      collaborates with families to create a comprehensive service plan

·      provides case management and advocacy to tenant families

·      actively works to mitigate the impacts of mental health issues/addictions

·      coordinates and monitors referrals and bridges gaps • liaises with other agencies

·      helps families advocate for benefits, entitlements, and services

·      educates about rights and responsibilities of tenancy • assists families to maintain income for basic needs

Qualifications:

·      extensive experience with families facing conditions of risk

·      specialized training in mental health and addictions

·      solid understanding of harm reduction and social determinants of health

·      ability to resolve issues without confrontation or power struggles

·      awareness of the impacts of Residential Schools • ability to cope well with crises and work flexible hours

This position includes benefits (health/dental, vacation, and pension plan) in a pleasant, caring work environment.

Submit resumé and references by June 15 to:

Email: lyda@ywcanwt.ca