Indigenous Bail Caseworker ID: 64851

Deadline Date: 2020/09/25

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Indigenous Bail Program Caseworker is responsible for supervising Bail Court orders, monitoring bail release conditions, and providing support to Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients in the Bail Verification Supervision Program. The Indigenous Bail Program Caseworker will work with clients using a culturally appropriate approach and will work within an interdisciplinary social justice team.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 401 N Cumberland Street
Start Date:
 35 per week
 50,000.00 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion, Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport
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- Preferred postsecondary diploma/degree or equivalent in Social Justice Services and/or minimum of three (3) years work in social or justice services environment.
- Knowledge of Bail Verification and Supervision Programs in Ontario, of provincial standards for bail verification and supervision, of all relevant legislation, regulations and court procedures governing bail.
- Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on historic and current forms of colonialism, systemic discrimination, the impacts of trauma, and barriers facing Indigenous communities; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
- Understanding of the roles and functions of probation and parole officers, jail, correctional centres, community resources, treatment and detention centres.
- Ability to articulate criminal and social justice issues and proven ability to work within a trauma-informed and culturally competence-informed lens.
- Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team oriented setting.
- Excellent case and file management skills, stress management and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills; excellent interviewing, counselling, recording and data collection skills.
- Superior analytical and decision making skills; ability to problem solve and take initiative.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office including database applications.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends.
- A clear criminal reference check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Clearance will be a condition of employment.
- Must have a valid Ontario driver's licence and reliable transportation.
The Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Hiring Committee
Position Title:
Company Name:
Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre
401 N Cumberland Street
Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7A 4P7
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