NUNAVIK JUSTICE LIAISON AGENT

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 have been implemented and are running which all offer direct services to the population at various stages of the justice and correctional system. A regional team also completes the Nunavik Justice program. Makivik Corporation is presently looking for a Nunavik Justice Liaison Agent to work under the Nunavik Justice Program, where most of his-her interventions would occur in St-Jerome detention center.

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

Responsibilities:

• Inform Nunavimmiutt detained in provincial & federal center of the programs, support and services offered, about the early releases opportunities and the steps to be taken;
• Offer assistance to Nunavimmiut in provincial & federal detention centers for the preparation of their community reintegration plan;
• Support Nunavimmiut in provincial & federal detention for their parole hearing;
• Offer one-on-one non-formal counselling and support when required;
• 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
  • Valid driver license is an asset, 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 (i.e. travel, cargo, gas, isolation premium).


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