Coastal Justice Committee Coordinator (Ungava) (JUS02032023)

Job Description:

ABOUT US: The Makivvik Justice Department helps administer justice using culturally adapted approaches which focus primarily on healing individuals, families, and the community, while also dealing with the underlying causes of crime.  Para-judicial workers, local justice committees, correctional liaison agents and Gladue writers offer direct services to Nunavimmiut at various stages of the justice and correctional process. The Justice Department consists of six (6) separate programs all relating to alternative justice initiatives in Nunavik, which includes Justice Committees, Para-Judicial Workers, Corrections Program, Gladue Reports, Record Suspension Program and Qullik Healthy Relationships.

The Justice Committee guides and supports Inuit that are involved in different stages of the judicial or correctional process based on Inuit values :

  • To address the underlying issues of their crime;
  • To understand and take responsibility for their behaviours;
  • To engage in a healing process aimed at repairing harm to the victim and/or restore harmony in the community;
  • To connect with their community and culture in a meaningful way.

We are currently seeking a COASTAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR (UNGAVA) who will report to the Justice Committee Program Manager.

The COASTAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR (UNGAVA) aims to:

  • Provides direct support to the local justice committee coordinators throughout the Ungava coast. Participates in meetings with partnering organizations related to the Ungava coast and as required by the Justice Committee Program Manager.

 We strongly encourage Inuit beneficiaries to apply to this position. Extensive training and continuous support will be provided to employees that don’t have previous work experience in the justice system. Inuit and cultural knowledge in general will be valued.

Responsibilities:

  • Bringing forward culturally based processes of restoring harmony in the community based on Inuit legal traditions;
  • Provide direct assistance to other Justice Committee Coordinators in case management, administrative support, and expertise in relation to the mandate of the program;
  • To follow up with the Justice Committee Program Manager/Project Manager regarding all matters related to Justice Committees and their work;
  • Travel as required to provide such an assistance as described above;
  • Act as a resource person on Inuit traditions and culture in matters related to court officials and within the justice system in general when requested by the Justice Committee Program Manager;
  • Meeting with people referred to the Justice Committee Program and providing culturally relevant support when needed;
  • Case Management : receiving referrals of Inuit from the community from the court and managing their file until completion;
  • Administrative duties : entering statistics, answering telephone and emails, ensure office has sufficient supplies by communicating with regional office, completing any necessary forms required by supervisor or partners;
  • Plan and organize “on the land” or other traditional activities for clients with your participation and committees member’s;
  • Plan and organize & facilitating cultural programs for clients with your participation and committee’s members.
  • Offer mediation or conflict resolution between client and affected persons and support them in their healing path or restoring harmony process.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Inuit culture and local traditions;
  • Knowledge of Nunavik realities and issues;
  • Strong desire to support and assist your fellow Inuit in going through their healing journey;
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Experience with intervention with youth or adults is an asset but additional training will be provided;
  • Ability to listen and communicate;
  • Strong organizational skills and an eye for detail;
  • Reliable and autonomous;
  • Respectful, non-judgemental, discrete;
  • Available to travel for trainings, meetings, and with the travelling court upon request;
  • Education : Secondary 5 completed or relevant experience in social or judicial field;
  • Languages: Inuktitut and English;
  • Good English writing skills;
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet;
  • Minimal knowledge of the social, judicial or correctional field but additional training will be provided.

Benefits:

All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual

It is the Corporation’s objective to favour and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

For more information please contact

Navarana Kleist at nkleist@makivik.org


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