The Ahtahkakoop Justice Department is now accepting applications for a full time, Community Restorative Justice Worker Term Position to April 30, 2020
Under the supervision of the Ahtahkakoop Justice Coordinator, the successful applicant’s responsibilities will be to:
· Assist Ahtahkakoop Band youth/adult members in Family/Criminal court and develop a case plan for each individual in court and have the ability to conduct personal counselling and make appropriate referrals for each individual/family.
· Plan, coordinate and conduct community information sessions related to healing initiatives; and able to develop programs related to Domestic Violence and Drug addictions.
· Work alongside the Holistic worker and addiction workers at the Ahtahkakoop Clinic and staff of the Ahtahkakoop Child and Family Services (ACFS).
· Assist with the Ahtahkakoop Alternative Measures Program – i.e.: referrals from the RCMP, Judge or Prosecutor.
· Organizes & provides or facilitates mediation meetings; healing circles, sentencing circles, family and community conferences, community services work, etc.
· Develops & maintains a positive working relationship with the justice system and with various community-based service providers.
· Meet with local religious and spiritual leaders to make referrals for healing purposes for individual or family setting;
· As a Ahtahkakoop Justice employee, you may be required to work non-traditional hours to provide clientele service in the office and in community settings (i.e. court, home visits, conduct healing circle, traditional sweats,etc). This position involves travel and a valid driver’s license is required.
· Act as a Justice worker in the Ahtahkakoop school setting and to assist with conflict of (i.e bullying, assaults) in the school and to assist the families in Family Group Conferencing or Healing Circles.
· Assist with the Ahtahkakoop Community-School Liaison worker when needing your assists.
· Involvement in Restorative Justice Activities and the promotion of restorative justice principles and practices in the Ahtahkakoop community and its members.
· Also develop documents & records all work activities and submit reports as required.
Qualifications: The successful applicant must possess a Diploma or Degree from an accredited justice-related program or an equivalent combination of education and experience, Counselling certificate; must possess a Sask. Driver’s license, transportation and willingness to travel. Knowledge of; and sensitivity towards Aboriginal cultures and traditions. You will be required to provide verification of your degree. Must complete a criminal record check and complete vulnerable sector check with the RCMP before being interviewed.
Ability to speak Cree would be an asset.
Deadline: Friday, April 12th, 2019
Submit COVER LETTER, RESUME, CPIC and THREE (3) WORK RELATED REFERENCE LETTERS/Please include email address (applicants will be contacted through email)
Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation #104
Human Resources Department
c/o: Sharon Ahenakew
Shell Lake, SK. S0J 2G0
We sincerely appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
*AHTAHKAKOOP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL EMPLOYMENT COMPETITION*