Job Title: Restorative Justice Case Manager (Position Filled)
Status: Full time employment opportunity for 35 hours per week
Closing Date: May 13, 2016
North Peace Justice Society is a non-profit, volunteer based program aimed at fostering a safe and caring community by administering the Restorative Justice Program. The mandate of the program is to bring adult and young offenders and victims together to discuss criminal incidents and to find ways to repair the harm caused. The Society has been in operation since 1996 and during this time has been extremely successful in connecting youth with their community, providing mentoring to young offenders, providing a forum for victims, and facilitating the payment of monetary restitution to victims by offenders.
We are currently looking for a full time Restorative Justice Case Manager for 35 hours per week.
SCOPE OF WORK
- Administrative services such as answer phone, maintain emails, and some filing and data entry
- Monitor Community Justice Forum (CJF) agreements
- Write closing reports and submit them to the Executive Director/Program Coordinator
- Liaise with clients, supporters, referring agencies (RCMP, business, or schools) and community resource agencies
- Complete client referral forms to community resources agencies
- Organizing placements for completing community service hours
- Be available for contact by phone with clients to discuss terms of agreement. Hours of availability are at the discretion of the employee
- Assist clients with resume writing and job searching as needed
- Criminology or Social Service Worker Diploma, or related post-secondary education
- Previous experience with restorative justice programming would be an asset but not a requirement
- Proficient in communication and written language skills
- Knowledge of community resources
- Integrity: ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive materials
- Pass a criminal record check
ATTRIBUTES and ABILITIES
- Basic Understanding of the Criminal Justice System
- Basic Understanding of Restorative Justice Principles (further training available)
- Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team setting
- Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Be able to work a flexible work week including some evening and weekend hours
- Must be organized and self-directed
- Expected to schedule hours of work based on client need and work independently
- Have an appreciation for diversity and be able to work with all cultural groups
- LGTBQ sensitive
- To be knowledgeable regarding the dynamics of abuse and systemic responses
- The successful applicant will be paid a wage of $17.00 per hour.
- The employee will receive a cell phone supplement of $30 per month.
- The employee will adhere to the Restorative Justice Program Code of Ethics
If you are interested in this job opportunity, please submit resume with cover letter via email to Candace Peever (Executive Director) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.
Please no phone calls.