Call for applications for Social Assistance Appeal Committees

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — July 28, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is looking for individuals to join the Social Assistance Appeal Committees for four-year terms.

We are looking for members to represent the following regions:

  • North Slave Region
  • Sahtu Region
  • Tłı̨chǫ Region

The Social Assistance Appeal Committees hear appeals from applicants who do not agree with a decision made in response to their application for Income Assistance or Senior Home Heating Subsidy programs.

The Committees operate under the authority of the Social Assistance Act and are responsible for ensuring that the related regulations and policies have been applied correctly and may affirm, reverse, or vary a decision made by an Officer.

Apply with your resume and a one-page letter of interest to:


Fax: 867-874-2361

Mail: Appeals Office – ECE Programs and Services, P.O. Box 4215, Hay River, NT X0E 1G5

Applications will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.

Your application may be used in filling future vacancies.

For information on how to apply, visit or phone 867-874-2359/1-855-546-1232 (toll free) for more information.

For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke

Manager, Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Education, Culture and Employment

Government of the Northwest Territories

867-767-9352  Ext. 71073