Victim Witness Services Worker

The Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division is seeking a dedicated individual to provide a full range of services to victim/witnesses of crime, including needs assessment, crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals, and to participate in stakeholder networks and public education.

NOTE: This is a temporary part-time position with the possibility of extension.

Your hours of work will be 18.12 hours per week.

Please note:  The salary listed below is based on a position at full time hours – the part time position would receive that range every two weeks.


Employer Name: Ministry of the Attorney General - Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division
Location/Address: Kenora, ON
Application Deadline: Monday, December 17, 2018 10:59PM CST
Job Type: Part-Time
Wages: $1,085.98 - $1,333.44 Per Week*

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Additional Information:

Address: 220 Main St S, Kenora, North Region,

Security Screening: Vulnerable Sector Check

Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Schedule: 6

Posted on: Monday, December 3, 2018

Closing Date: Monday, December 17, 2018 11:59 pm EST


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

• you have a valid Driver’s License
• you can drive/travel to other court locations and in small aircraft (Small aircraft as required for remote locations. In some cases, overnight travel maybe required e.g staying in a hotel)

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be:

• providing information/support/assistance to clients
• managing/coordinating assigned high volume of cases
• acting as a liaison/maintaining networks to advocate the needs/interests of clients
• participating in projects/committees/public education activities
• preparing statistical reports


How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills

  • experience in and knowledge of victims’ issues (e.g. child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, etc)
    • demonstrated crisis response/intervention skills, needs assessment and risk assessment skills and ability in providing services that meet the needs of clients (e.g. victims of crime and/or marginalized/vulnerable clients)
    • proven analytical and problem solving skills, communication, interpersonal/teamwork skills
    • case management skills and ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures
    • proficiency with computer operations to work with program database systems and MS Office
    • ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, the Victim/Witness Assistance Program and related legislation (e.g. Victims’ Bill of Rights)
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

To apply, visit the OPS Careers website at and enter 130115 into the Job ID.  It closes on Monday, December 17 at 10:59pm CST.


Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the
Ontario Human Rights Code.

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