Social Assistance Appeal Committees


The Government of the Northwest Territories is seeking individuals to join its regional 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 a decision 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 made by an Officer.

Current vacancies:

  • All regions


Applications are currently being accepted.


The deadline to apply it February 26, 2024. Applications will be accepted until all vacancies have been filled.

How to apply

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

  • Email:
  • Fax: 867-874-2361
  • Mail: Registrar of Appeals, Appeals Office – ECE Programs and Services, P.O. Box 4215, Hay River, NT X0E 1G5

Your application may be used in filling future vacancies.

Contact us

For questions about applying for the Social Assistance Appeal Committees email or phone 867-874-2359/1-855-546-1232 (toll free).