Indigenous Peoples'' Court Case Worker

Deadline Date: May 10, 2019

The Indigenous Peoples Court (IPC) Caseworker is responsible for providing case and file management by assisting Aboriginal clients attending the Indigenous Peoples Court to follow through with healing recommendations as directed by the court. The IPC Caseworker will provide direct services, and make necessary referrals to programs and services, within the Thunder Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre (TBIFC), and in the community to ensure the clients receive services in a timely fashion.

Posting Date:
35 per week
Thunder Bay
401 N Cumberland Street
Start Date:
35 per week
52000.00 per year
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
For a complete job description, please visit our website or pick up a job description package at the Friendship Centre main office.
Preferred Community College diploma, University degree or equivalent in Social Services and/or minimum of 5 years work in social or justice services environment.  Knowledge of the judicial system, Criminal Code, and other related federal and provincial statutes, and related court decisions regarding Aboriginal persons. Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and experience working with Aboriginal persons; knowledge of an Aboriginal language(s) will be considered an asset. Experience in Restorative Justice and Conflict Resolution is an asset.  Group facilitation, team building and decision making skills; ability to problem solve and take initiative. Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision in a team oriented setting. Effective crisis intervention skills.  Ability to engage people to build trust and rapport; effective verbal and listening communication skills; excellent interviewing and counselling skills.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office including database applications.  Excellent case and file management skills, stress and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines.  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 license 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:
May 10, 2019
How To Apply:
Please submit cover letter, resume and references 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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