Makivik Job Opportunity
Justice Committee Coordinator – Tasiujaq – Justice Department (JUS09162022)
ABOUT US: The Makivik Justice Department helps administer justice using culturally adapted approaches which put the emphasis on healing individuals, families and the community while also dealing with the underlying causes of crimes. In Nunavik, para-judicial workers and local justice committees offer direct services to the population at various stages of the justice and correctional process in collaboration, and with the support of the regional Justice Department office. Makivik aims to encourage Inuit to be involved in the justice system and work toward self determination.
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 behaviors.
- 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 JUSTICE COMMITTEE COORDINATOR who will report to the Justice Committee Program Coordinator.
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. Experience with Inuit and cultural knowledge in general will be valued.
- Bringing forward culturally based processes of restoring harmony in the community based on Inuit legal traditions;
- 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 Coordinator;
- 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 committee’s members;
- 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
- 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;
- 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.
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 favor 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.
Are you interested in this position?
You can apply by filling in the form below.
You can apply by visiting our website at www.makivik.org/jobs