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Casual Shelter Worker

December 19, 2022
Fort Smith, NT
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Sutherland House is seeking a casual support worker at the shelter in Fort Smith, NWT. Sutherland House is an 8 bed facility in Fort Smith. It is staffed 24/7 to provide safety and support for women, and their children experiencing violence.

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

  • Experience in supporting women and children experiencing family violence is beneficial

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to: Debby Rybchinski


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