Jobs North

Crisis Support Worker – Fort Smith

July 12, 2021
Fort Smith,
Job Type


Sutherland House is seeking a full-time crisis support worker at the shelter in Fort Smith, NWT.

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.


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

Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to:

Shelter Manager P.O. Box 879 Fort Smith, NT. X0E 0P0 Phone (867)872-5925 / Fax(867)872-3398


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

Related Jobs

February 2, 2023
Clerk/Receptionist   Yellowknife, NT new
February 2, 2023
January 31, 2023
Casual Shelter Support Worker   Yellowknife, NT
January 25, 2023

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.