Justice Support Worker
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Apply by E-mail

Posted: 04-16-2018

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): April 30, 2018

 

Trondek gwichin.png

#499.10

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
"OPEN TO TR'ONDEK HWECH'IN CITIZENS ONLY"

Justice Support Worker – Term Full Time - (May 7, - August 31, 2018)
Health & Social
Posting Date: April 16, 2018
Salary: Level 4 Step 1 ($27.20/hr.)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): Date: April 30, 2018

This is entry-level professional work that requires the application of specialized knowledge in the areas of dynamics of victimization, community organization and development, and corrections. The Justice Support Worker shall work to restore crime victims, promote safe and secure communities, supervise and rehabilitate offenders, and provide support to offenders whose cases are proceeding through the courts. Work is also performed within the framework of community/balanced and restorative justice, that is, addressing needs of offenders and their families within the three primary areas of accountability, competency development, and public safety. The position provides a point of reference and referral for Justice related inquiries from the community, assists with Justice related activities as required by the community, supervises, supports, and facilitates offenders completion of conference agreements, informs victims on an ongoing basis as to the status of conference agreements, provides mentorship to local youth through involvement in restorative youth programming in the community and assists in the establishment of restorative youth programming opportunities within the community including, but not limited to, on the land camps.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:

Essentials:
· Ability to apply extensive knowledge of Canadian, Territorial and local laws and regulations that may apply to situations involving offenders, victims and their families;
· A thorough understanding of the dynamics of victimization and the ability to communicate empathetically with crime victims;
· A thorough knowledge of community organizing and development;
· Working knowledge of the judicial system.
· Knowledge of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in cultural values and traditional law; däole
· Ability to prepare clear and meaningful reports, document work activities, and communicate effectively;
· The ability to keep accurate, confidential records in client files that document contact with clients, legal charges, and actions taken;
· The ability to organize, promote, and carryout community activities that lead to crime prevention;
· Ability to manage workload and establish priorities;
· Written and verbal communication; Interpersonal skill;
· MS word; Internet;
· Experience in meeting deadlines in a dynamic environment;
· Ability to assist in developing funding proposals;
· Conflict resolution and mediation skills; Problem solving skills;
· Ability to facilitate meetings and discussions;
· Ability to provide advice and support to clients with legal issues;
· Well-developed human relations, interviewing, counseling, and writing skills;
· Ability to gain trust, cooperation and maintain credibility in the community;
· Ability to provide appropriate guidance and advice to clients;
· Ability to motivate others and motivational interviewing;
· Strong research skills; Strong advocating skills; The ability to work cooperatively as part of a team;
· Ability to manage stress and carryout personal self-care;
· Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding.

Assets:
· Finance/budgeting;
· Related work experience;
· Excel;
· Training in Restorative Justice Process.

Conditions of Employment:
· Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal.(same for all positions)
· Criminal Record Check;(same for all positions)
· Vulnerable Sector Check is mandatory;
· Class 5 Yukon driver's license or equivalent;
· Willingness to be flexible with respect to hours of work;
· Standard First Aid with CPR or willingness to take training when available within the first two months of employment.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 Ext: 126 or 212 Fax: (867) 993-6553 Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca
Mail: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon


We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 



Details

Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Term Full Time - (May 7, - August 31, 2018)
Wage: Level 4 Step 1 ($27.20/hr.)
Availability:

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon