Join a Social Assistance Appeal Committee in your region

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — November 28, 2023

The Government of the Northwest Territories is seeking individuals from all regions to join Social Assistance Appeal Committees for three-year terms.

There are six regional Committees in the Northwest Territories. The Committees hear appeals from clients who disagree with decisions made by program staff regarding the Income Assistance program.

The Committees operate under the authority of the Social Assistance Act and may affirm, reverse, or vary a decision.

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

Your application may be used in filling future vacancies.

Visit or phone 867-874-2359/1-855-546-1232 (toll free) for more information.

The deadline to apply is January 22, 2024. Applications will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.


For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories 

867-767-9352 ext. 71073