The NWT Disabilities Council has a casual employment position available as a Day Centre Support Worker.
The Day Centre Support Worker will provide; light refreshments, mentoring and role modelling, information, referral and support to individuals accessing the centre. They will ensure a trauma informed practice approach is utilized when supporting individuals who may be experiencing homelessness, abuse, violence, mental health issues, addiction issues and other complex needs. Through mutual respect and conflict resolution, support staff will ensure a safe and welcoming environment is maintained. The Support worker generally provides support within the centre during the day hours. The individuals being supported present with many significant issues which may result in on-going conflict and stress in the environment. Some individuals being supported may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs and will still receive support, if behaviour is appropriate. A full job description can be read here. If you’re interested in applying please bring your resumé and cover letter to the NWT Disabilities Council located in the lower level of the Scotia Centre or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org