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Community Justice Outreach Worker
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Community Justice Specialist, the Community Justice Outreach Worker will provide executive support for the Community Justice Committee and coordinate the Diversion and Crime Prevention programs and provide written reports to the Regional Community Justice Specialists.
The Community Justice Outreach Worker will closely with the Regional Community Justice Specialist in the Government’s implementation and delivery of the Family Abuse Intervention Act (FAIA). The intention of the Act is to provide safety to victims and support their families to allow victims and their families to remain in their home, where they have access to family, school, employment and community support.
This position will be responsible for facilitating communication between the Department of Justice, RCMP, Crown and other community organizations in the areas of Diversion, Family Abuse Intervention Act, victim services, crime prevention, family mediation and offender reintegration.
Another function will be to provide support and assistance with public education and awareness about victim programs and victim’s issues and crime prevention.
An in-depth knowledge of and understanding of victims of crime issues; underlying socio-economics issues which affect victims; criminal procedures and court processes and adult and youth justice systems in Nunavut are required for this position.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through 3 years of related experience.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.