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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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  1. Full-time Accounting Clerk (Yellowknife)

  2. Family Support Worker, Housing (Yellowknife) 

  3. Shelter Support Worker, Casual (Yellowknife, Alison McAteer House)

  4. Lawyer Panel Recruitment (Independent Legal Advice for Survivors)

  5. After-school leaders (Junior and Senior, Yellowknife)

 

 

1. Full-time Accounting Clerk (Yellowknife)

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Enter transactions relating to A/R & A/P and maintain precise and accurate records

  • Enter key data of financial transactions into QuickBooks Desktop 

  • Work collaboratively with other accounting staff to ensure accuracy in finances

  • Scanning and filing of all financial & HR related documents

 

Qualifications:

  • 2 plus years of accounting experience

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Desktop, Excel, and Word

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Cross-cultural skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, individually and as part of a team

  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Must provide a clean Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check before employment.

Hours of work are 9 to 5 weekdays, with some flexibility.  

Salary is $29.03/hour with benefits and a pleasant, caring work environment.

Closing date:  Open until filled.  

Submit resume and references to charlotteh@ywcanwt.ca

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2. Family Support Worker, Housing (Yellowknife)

The Family Support Worker provides support and coordinates services to current and potential housing clients and their families, including intake of new admissions and discharges from housing units. You will assist clients to obtain suitable housing, access community resources, recreational activities and other supports to help them attain independent living. This position offers support to families or single women in a flexible, compassionate manner with positive social responses, and within a trauma-informed approach. This is a full time position starting ASAP. 

 

Candidate should have specialized training in mental health, addictions, and/or social work and extensive experience working with families facing conditions of risk including mental health issues, substance abuse, family violence, trauma, poverty, food and housing insecurity.

 

Download the job description for a full list of responsibilities and qualifications. 

igiving@ywcanwt.ca.

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3. Shelter Support Worker, Casual (Alison McAteer House)

Crisis Support Workers provides supportive crisis intervention, case management and support, advocacy, and community referrals to current shelter residents at Alison McAteer House in Yellowknife, and women who call on the crisis line from across the Northwest Territories. Additional duties include offering life skills assistance to residents and helping with day-to-day operations of the shelter.

 

Candidate Duties & Requirements

  • Have an awareness of family violence issues facing women in the north                           

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Have a non-judgmental attitude

  • Good listening and problem-solving skills

  • Be caring, empathetic, and compassionate

  • Be able to assert clear professional and personal boundaries                                                         

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Show integrity and tact in dealing with people

  • Vulnerable Sector Check

  • First Aid-CPR (C), up to date immunizations, including Hep B  and TB

  • Work well in a team environment 

  • Have flexibility in meeting shift work requirements

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications.

 

Submit resume and cover letter to: Alison McAteer House Manager: amhsupervisor@ywcanwt.ca

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4. Lawyer Panel Recruitment (Independent Legal Advice for Survivors)

The YWCA NWT will establish a panel of lawyers who have met the criteria established by the YWCA for the provision of legal advice. 

DOWNLOAD FULL JOB DESCRIPTION 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure current contact information and relevant training and/or experience is provided to the YWCA for the Lawyer Panel list

  • Contact clients who have been identified for the Independent Legal Advice for Survivors Program.

  • Explain any limitations of confidentiality.

  • Provide survivor with legal advice related to the incident to help them understand their legal options.

  • For those who indicate availability, provide survivor with independent legal representation for 276 and 278 applications.

  • For those who indicate unavailability, if survivor decides not to pursue legal action in criminal court, the service is considered complete.

 

ILA Lawyers Panel Application Process

Lawyers who wish to have their names on the panel must complete the Panel Lawyer Application Form and forward a signed copy with attachments to the YWCA for consideration.

The YWCA will notify the applicant lawyer in writing of the decision to approve or reject the application. If the application is rejected, the YWCA will provide written reasons within 30 days.

 

ILA Lawyers Panel Fees

Lawyers will invoice their billable hours at an hourly rate of $250 up to a maximum of 4 hours per Legal Advice services. Lawyers will invoice their billable hours at an hourly rate of $250 up to a maximum of 30 hours per Legal Representation services.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Contact: Please send completed applications to ILAR@ywcanwt.ca

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​5. Junior & Senior After-school leaders (Yellowknife)

YWCA NWT has openings for part-time Junior & Senior Leaders with the Afterschool childcare program operating at Yellowknife schools. The after-school program is for children ages 4-10 years old.  Staff provide a wide variety of exciting indoor and outdoor activities to keep children engaged and entertained. A Junior leader position is an excellent opportunity for high school students looking to gain work experience and job skills. Minimum age to apply is 16 years old. Senior leaders are responsible for supervision of junior leaders. 

Hours of work 3:00pm – 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding stat holidays. Additional time required on professional development days, early dismissals and March break. 

 

Under the direction of the Afterschool Coordinator, organize appropriate games, crafts and activities for children 

Required to work flexible hours throughout the school year on professional development days. 

Applicants must be able to support children effectively, participate fully as a team member, have good communication skills and be reliable and responsible.

1+ years’ childcare experience and knowledge of child development would be an asset.  

Clear criminal records check 

Anyone 18 or over also require a vulnerable sector check, a standard First Aid course with AED, and current immunization record with the Hep B series, up-to date tetanus and a TB test.

 

Hiring is ongoing. Send resumes to rachael@ywcanwt.ca.  

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