Community Corrections Workers (CCW)

Posted on November 23, 2022. Primary Region: Kenora, ON

Employment Opportunity

Position Title: Community Corrections Workers (CCW)
Category: Full-time position
Locations: Kenora, Fort Frances and Dryden Catchment Areas
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Overview
The Grand Council Treaty #3 Kaakewaaseya Justice Services invites applications from the Treaty Three Territory for full-time Community Corrections Workers (CCW) positions, located in the Kenora, Fort Frances and Dryden catchment areas. The role of the Community Corrections Worker is to assist—in consultation with the Probation and Parole Officer (PPO)—in the coordination and delivery of supports and services to probationers, time-served releases, conditional sentence clients, parolees and clients who are subject to temporary absence.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Provide client-centered trauma-informed and cultural approach to client case management
• Provide reintegration and rehabilitation supports by connecting with necessary community supports and services
• Support clients in developing pathways to reduced continued involvement in the criminal justice system
• Develop, organize, and involve clients in appropriate community programs and services, encouraging those that are culturally relevant/traditional options
• Support clients navigating the criminal justice system and community supervision process
• Develop and utilize a referral network of community Elders, land-based/ceremonial healing supports, and mentors to aid clients in reconnecting with their cultural identity and community
• Support clients navigate various supports during times of transition, relocation, and incarceration
• Provide community orientation to PPO and ministry personnel
• Provide information to PPO for inclusion in court-ordered Pre-Sentence and Pre-Parole reports to the Ontario Parole Board
• Assist with discharge planning for clients in custody

Qualifications:
• Graduation from, or work-related experience in, the following fields: Law and Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Psychology, and Community Services
• Knowledge of Aboriginal culture, traditions and practices; Ability to speak Ojibway or Oji-Cree is an asset
• Knowledge of historic and current forms of colonialism, systemic discrimination, and barriers facing Aboriginal communities.

• Experience in counselling 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 with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
• Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle

Preferred Skills:
• Strong interpersonal and liaison skills
• Ability to communicate effectively using various methods (i.e., written, oral)
• The ability to build and grow a network of community supports
• Must have conflict-resolution skills
• Gather pertinent information and create the appropriate case notes
• Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Knowledge of Treaty #3 First Nations traditions, cultures values, and history
• Reliable to communicate with the public in a courteous, respectful manner
• The ability/willingness to travel to various communities, as required
• Thus, a valid, G Class Drivers Licence and a reliable vehicle

Please send a resume and cover letter including three (3) references to:

Attention: Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
P.O. Box 1720, Kenora, Ontario P9N 3X7
Fax: (807) 548-6356
Email: hr@treaty3.ca

Competitive salary and benefits. We thank all those who apply. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Submission of criminal record check required prior to offer of employment.

Location:

PO BOX 1720
Kenora, ON

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Human Resources
Phone: 8075484214