Indigenous Criminal Court Worker ID: 68238

Deadline Date: 2022/01/28

Location:  Thunder Bay

Under the direction of the Executive Director / Director of Operations, the Indigenous Criminal Court Worker’s primary responsibility is to assist Indigenous clients involved in the Canadian justice system to better understand their rights, options and responsibilities when appearing before the courts.  Frequent and consistent follow up with the client will be required to support the client to complete their plan of care. This position will collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team. 

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 401 Cumberland Street North
Start Date:
 35 hours per week
 $50,000 per annum
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion

Please see job description for complete details at 

  • Preferred university degree or diploma in social services and/or a minimum of 5 years work experience with previous experience working in an Indigenous social or justice services environment.
  • Knowledge of the structure and procedures of justice systems and their functions, including Canadian criminal procedure, Criminal Code of Canada, and related court decisions regarding Indigenous persons.
  • Knowledge of sentencing principles, alternative measures and restorative justice principles.
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with particular emphasis on family violence, child welfare, incarceration, the impacts of trauma, engagement and community outreach; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
  • Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills; excellent interviewing skills.
  • 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; meet deadlines.
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands; ability to problem solve and take initiative.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, evenings and/or weekends.
  • Must have a valid Ontario Driver’s License and the use of a vehicle.
  • A clear criminal reference check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Clearance is a condition of employment.
  • Provide Covid-19 vaccine verification as per TBIFC’s mandatory vaccination policy. Exemptions will be made for those with a valid exemption; proof of the exemption is a condition of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible working from home arrangement if required. 

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 Cumberland Street North
 Thunder Bay
Postal Code:
 P7A 4P7
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