Local Coordinator for Justice Committee of Kangirsuk

Job Description:

Justice Committees address the underlying causes of crimes and guide offenders toward healing and recovery, while using global, rehabilitative, and traditional approaches. A committee will usually consist of 1 or 2 coordinators and 5-8 members. Justice Committees are recognized by the court and by their respective communities as an important part in the social-judicial field.

OBJECTIVES of JUSTICE COMMITTEE

• Promoting and maintaining social peace and harmony in the community;
• Helping administer justice using culturally adapted approaches, which put emphasis on healing individuals, families and the community and dealing with the underlying causes of crimes. (for youth and adults);
• Responding to crimes and conflicts in a way that recognizes the Inuit culture, values, ways and knowledge;
• Empowering the Inuit that have been affected by a crime or conflict (victims, families, offenders) in offering help and solutions which build their resilience, increase their sense of dignity and consider the safety of the community.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact Paul Palubeskie at ppalubeskie@makivik.org

Responsibilities:

1. Administrative duties: Keeping records, writing minutes, writing reports, doing financial request, planning and preparing work plan, etc.;

2. Case management: Meeting with people, opening and closing files, ensuring follow-ups, entering statistics on the data base, writing reports for the court, reporting to Crown attorneys and other partners, attending court, etc.;

3. Committee’s activities: Preparing and attending regular meetings and training, working in collaboration with local services, organizing prevention and promotional activities, organizing traditional activities in the community and on the land, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Languages: Inuktitut and English (spoken and written);
  • Have computer skills; word, internet, etc.;
  • Have strong capacities to work in a team setting;
  • Have strong organizational skills;
  • Have leadership and initiative;
  • Be reliable and autonomous;
  • Believe that all human beings can learn and improve;
  • Be respectful (confidentiality and non-judgmental);
  • Be available to travel for trainings and for occasional visits in detention.

Benefits:


Are you interested in this position?

You can apply by filling in the form below.

  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.