Bail Supervision & Verification Program Coordinator

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The Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is looking for a Bail Supervision & Verification Program Coordinator! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
Application Deadline: January 24th, 2021
Hours of Work: Temporary position to cover a parental leave for 18 months starting April 2021
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Attend court as a representative of the Indigenous Bail Program
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with court officials, justice stakeholders, and Indigenous communities and organizations
  • Review documents, gather information and assess eligibility for bail release into the program
  • Interview prospective candidates for bail
  • Monitor clients’ bail conditions according to program standards; Complete risk-need assessments and intervention plans
  • Provide counseling and referrals to culturally appropriate services to address client needs
  • Provide crisis intervention and enhanced mental health support to bail clients as required
  • Prepare and complete weekly/monthly statistical reports; Work cooperatively with other Bail workers in the team
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Graduation from, or work-related experience in, the following fields: Law, Criminology, Law and Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Psychology, and Community Services
  • Self-identify as being First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit and a knowledge of the Gladue principles
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions and practices; Ability to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
  • Proven ability to work with individuals from the Indigenous community
  • Knowledge of historic and current forms of colonialism, systemic discrimination, and barriers facing Indigenous
  • Experience in counseling and crisis intervention; Project a positive, friendly and professional attitude
  • Ability to articulate criminal and social justice issues; Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team; Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Constant ability to learn and to respond constructively to change and stressful situations
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends; Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • A Current Vulnerable Persons Check will be required upon offer of employment
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter & three references to:

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre

P.O. Box 241, 326 2nd

Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 3X3

Fax: (807) 468-5340 E-Mail:

We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Applications that do not include cover letter, resume and references will not be considered.

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