Program Facilitator – Justice Department (JUS08232022)

Job Description:

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. Makivik aims at empowering Inuit that have been affected by a crime or conflict (victims, families, offenders) in offering help and solutions within detention centers and in their hometown community which build their resilience, increase their sense of dignity and consider the safety of the community.

Under the Makivik Justice Department, 12 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. In addition, a Nunavik Justice officer and three program coordinatators, based in Montreal, oversee the functioning and services delivered under this program. Makivik aims to encourage Inuit to be involved in the justice system and work toward self determination.

We are seeking a Program Facilitator who will report to the Corrections Coordinator.

We strongly encourage Inuit beneficiaries to apply as 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.

For more information please contact Victoria Okpik at


  • Deliver culturally relevant programs (such as the Qullik Healthy Relationship Program) to Nunavimmiut who are incarcerated in provincial and federal detention facilities;
  • Organize and deliver traditional workshops with Nunavimmiut who are incarcerated (traditional activites, sewing, carving, etc);
  • In collaboration with justice committees coordinators, organize and deliver traditional workshops with Nunavimmiut within the communities;
  • Maintain positive relationships with correctional facility staff and raise awareness of the programs offered.


  • Strong desire to support and assist your fellow Inuit in access to culturally appropriate programs and support;
  • Ability to listen and communicate;
  • Experience in program delivery or teaching;
  • Extensive knowledge in Inuit traditional activities;
  • 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 by vehicle (having a license is an asset) or public transportation, to detention centers within Quebec and in Nunavik in general.


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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