Nunavik Justice Corrections Coordinator

Job Description:

The NUNAVIK JUSTICE PROGRAM aims at

  • 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.

Under the Nunavik Justice program, 10 local justice committees are in place and offer direct services to the population at various stages of the justice and correctional system in collaboration with the regional office.

The Nunavik Justice Corrections Coordinator oversees the functioning of the day to day operations relating to correctional facilities and matters surrounding Nunavimmiut.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of our Liaison Agents, within all correctional facilities where Inuit are detained;
  • Ensure Liaison agents receive on-going training and support for their positions;
  • Perform all administrative and professional duties indicated by the Nunavik  Justice Officr for the good running of the program;
  • Inform Nunavimmiutt detained in provincial & federal center of the programs, support  and  services offered, including the early release opportunities and the steps to be taken;
  • Offer assistance to Nunavimmiut in provincial & federal detention centers for the preparation of their release to their home community by collaborating with correctional staff and local Justice Committees;
  • Support Nunavimmiut in provincial & federal detention for their parole hearing;
  • Organize and co-faciltate workshops with Nunavimmiut who are detained;
  • Plan cultural activities for Nunavimmiut in a detention center;
  • Organize visits of justice committees or other helpful resources at the detention centers for Nunavimmiut.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Secondary 5 completed;
  • Languages: Inuktitut and English;
  • Minimal knowledge of the social, judicial or correctional field;
  • Experience in intervention with youth or adults;
  • English writing skills;
  • Computer skills; word, internet, excel, etc;
  • Strong capacities to work in a team setting;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Be reliable and autonomous;
  • Be respectful (confidentiality and non-judgmental);
  • Be available to travel for trainings or meetings
  • To be available to go to the detention center in St-Jerome / Laval.

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 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.


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You can apply by visiting our website at www.makivik.org/jobs

  • Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.