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Manager of the Covid-19 Isolation Shelter (CIS) Program

Yellowknife Women's Society
January 10, 2022
Job Type
  • $30-$37 / Hour


The Manager is responsible for overseeing the Isolation Shelter program for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency measures.


  • The Manager oversees the programs offered at the CIS and works with the Executive Director to ensure that the CIS as a whole is operating effectively and meeting the mandate of the Society and the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority.
  • The Manager ensures the program is delivered according to the strategic and program plans; visitors and program users are treated courteously; all files, records, and administrative tools are professionally implemented and maintained; and all services are integrated and professionally delivered.
  • The Manager ensures the CIS premises are maintained, and all maintenance procedures are followed and kept up to date.
  • The Manager works with the Executive Director to define program strengths/needs, implement new program activities, and improve program efficiency and outcomes.
  • The Manager is key to facilitating a positive work environment and on-going, open communication between team members. The occupant will serve as a role model for ideal professional work attitudes and behaviors.


  • Post-secondary education in a field directly related to social work, plus three years supervisory experience within a non-profit. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Advanced case management and supervisory training preferred.
  • 5+ years continuous work experience developing/ providing supports to women and homeless people from diverse backgrounds that struggle with a myriad of challenges.
  • Broad knowledge of social and economic issues facing Northern women and in particular, First Nations, Inuit, and Inuvialuit women.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work cooperatively and professionally as part of a team and with other agencies and community partners.
  • Ability to develop and implement program objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare proposals, tender applications, budgets, reports, brochures, fact sheets, advertisements, annual reports, etc.
  • Financial management skills.
  • Strong prioritization and scheduling skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Updated immunization and criminal records check.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Business insurance if using own vehicle for work duties.

Company Info

The Yellowknife Women’s Society is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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