Circle of Care Case Manager at the Kenora Justice Centre

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Circle of Care Case Manager at the Kenora Justice Centre! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

The Kenora Justice Centre model will implement a continuum of criminal and Indigenous restorative justice processes with the aim of focusing on restoration of relationships and restoring balance while simultaneously encouraging a sense of autonomy in the criminal process. Through a holistic and flexible approach, the pilot will increase referrals to existing Indigenous restorative justice and diversion programs, reduce bail and remand populations and provide multi-sectoral trauma-informed supports delivered by Indigenous organizations and cross-sector service providers to youth and adults, including Indigenous women and girls who have experienced or witnessed trauma or violence.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G5
Application Deadline: March 23rd, 2023
Hours of Work: Pilot Position for 1 year with the possibility of an extension should funding continue
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $62,000

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Using a trauma-informed approach, work with eligible Justice Centre participants to provide support and active case management. Act as one trusted point of contact to foster a trusted relationship and perform culturally relevant assessments and support planning
  • Identify those in crises and immediately direct them to appropriate supports or resources for healing
  • Specifically provide support to youth and assistance in navigating child welfare issues
  • Focusing on restoration and healing, develop Wellness Assessments, Circle of Care Plans and Healing Goals for participants at the Justice Centre
  • Connect individuals with culturally relevant, local community organizations to address fundamental needs.
  • Provide updates to community partners and Court (Judge, Crown, Counsel), where necessary
  • Proactively engage in collaborative working relationships with community partners
  • Available to provide support to a participant following their completion through the Justice Centre pilot
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Degree or diploma in a related field or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in social services, mental health, justice services, child welfare services or other related sector. Experience supporting justice-involved or vulnerable individuals an asset
  • Working knowledge and understanding of local Indigenous cultures, histories, practices, and traditions
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Able to identify sources of problems, assess their implications and provide efficient and timely advice on issue resolution
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions when sending, receiving and distributing information related to the Justice Centre
  • Able to speak another language, particularly Ojibway, an asset
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants. Please self-identify upon applying.

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to:
Ne-Chee Friendship Centre:
326 2nd Street South,
Kenora, ON P9N 1G5
Fax: (807) 468-5340

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