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Shelter Manager, Sutherland House

August 13, 2021
Fort Smith,
Job Type
Base Salary


The YWCA NWT is looking for a Shelter Manager to complete general administrative duties and oversee the day-to-day operations of our Fort Smith Shelter (Sutherland House for Women and Children fleeing domestic violence). This is a full-time permanent position starting immediately. We’re looking for someone with some supervisory experience and are open to flexible work arrangement with the right candidate. The duties are as follows:

  • Supervise shelter staff and operations
  • Support shelter staff and clients in the shelter environment
  • Manage shelter scheduling (leaves, shift coverage etc.)
  • Payroll approvals and submissions on biweekly basis
  • Complete and submit monthly shelter statistics
  • Approves and make purchases for shelter needs, and supplies
  • Maintain written communications in shelter operations (ex. client files, memos, log book, staff communication book)
  • Follow up weekly with in house clients on service plan, disburse comfort money
  • Some on-call responsibilities
  • Update the Executive Director or shelter manager as needed about day-to-day operations
  • Other duties as assigned in the contract

Job orientation and training will be provided for the ideal candidate. More information about YWCA NWT Family Violence Shelters:

Salary: $38.29 hourly (negotiable) with benefits

Please submit resume to: Hawa Dumbuya-Sesay at ASAP.

Closing date: Until filled.


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