Full-Time Criminal Courtworker

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Full-Time Criminal Courtworker! For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Under the direction of the Executive Director and in accordance with agency standards and philosophy, the primary role of the Criminal Courtworker is to assist Indigenous persons who come into contact with the law to better understand their rights, options and responsibilities. This position will also assist Indigenous persons who come into contact with the Youth, Family and/or the Child Protection court process to better understand their rights, options and responsibilities. The Criminal Courtworker works primarily out of the Kenora Courthouse and will play a critical role in providing referrals to the Ne-Chee Friendship Centre’s Indigenous Community Justice Program.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G5
Application Deadline: March 23rd, 2023
Email: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $46,000 - $48,000 Annually to start

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Liaison between the client and court administrators
  • To be knowledgeable of and to work with community agencies and referral sources to meet clients needs
  • Will assist with
  • Work with Friendship Centre programs to promote a coordinated client services approach to ensure clients needs are addressed
  • To attend meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences that relate to Courtworkers duties
  • Prepare accurate monthly and quarterly reports
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in any of the following fields; Alternative Justice, Law, Criminology, Social Work; or relevant accredited training combined with work related experience
  • Knowledge of the judicial system, and relevant federal and provincial legislation as well the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Child and Family Services Act
  • Extensive experience working with Indigenous people, communities and organizations
  • Ability to speak Ojibway, Cree or Oji-Cree is a definite asset
  • Knowledge of Indigenous values, traditions and practices
  • Superior verbal and written communication
  • Working knowledge of computer software programs
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle is required

SALARY: $46,000 – $48,000 Annually to start

Comprehensive benefit package including a pension plan

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
E-Mail: OfficeAdmin@nechee.org

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

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