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Shelter support worker, Fort Smith

February 14, 2021
Fort Smith,
Job Type
Base Salary


TERM full time day evening crisis support worker

Term: March 1 to April 18, 2021

Wage: $28.24/hr

 Candidate must:

  • 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
  • Show knowledge of community resources
  • Advocate for client identified needs
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Show integrity and tact in dealing with people
  • Have flexibility in meeting shift work requirement
  • Have awareness of trauma and violence informed approaches in working with survivors of violence
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and cultural safety


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:

Sutherland House Supervisor

P.O. Box 879 Fort Smith, NT. X0E 0P0

Phone (867)872-5925 / Fax (867)872-3398


Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you.

Closing date: February 21, 2021 at midnight

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