Gladue Writer

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Sioux Lookout Sioux Lookout , OntarioP7C3V4

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Employment Opportunity

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation is presently recruiting for a


Sioux Lookout, Dryden, or Kenora, ON

Under the direction of the Gladue Manager, the Gladue Writer will prepare Gladue Reports for Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) members in the court system process in accordance with the Gladue sentencing principles as per section 718.2(e) of the Criminal Code. The Gladue Reports provide the courts with a comprehensive picture of an Aboriginal offender’s life circumstances and systemic barriers. This information is gathered by interviewing the offender and corroborating the life circumstances of the offender by interviewing third parties, such as family, extended family, and community members.

• Post-secondary education in Law, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related work experience in the justice field;
• Coordinate the facilitation of the Gladue Report;
• Ability to research primary and secondary sources for historical discourse for Gladue Reports;
• Experience working in courts, Gladue Writing, and restorative justice programs will be considered an asset;
• Knowledge of the judicial process, Criminal Code, and other related federal and provincial statutes, and related court decisions regarding Aboriginal persons;
• Self-motivated individual with the ability to work with minimal supervision;
• Exceptional writing skills;
• Effective interviewing skills;
• Ability to interact with clients, build rapport and trust, effective verbal and listening skills;
• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
• Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends;
• Proficient working knowledge of MS Office Software, internet, and general office equipment
• Ability to speak Cree, Oji-Cree, or Ojibway an asset.

• 6% pension matching
• 100% employer paid health benefits.
• 3 weeks paid vacation after your first year.

Location: Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Kenora, ON
Hours: Full Time (35 Hours Per Week)
Salary: In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience
CLOSING DATE: July 19, 2024

Please send cover letter, and resume to:

Human Resources, Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation,

101 Syndicate Ave N, Suite 101, Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 3V4


NALSC invites applications from qualified members of NAN. Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet the criteria for the position and whether you are a NAN member. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

For more information, please visit our website:

Full Time

Social and community service workers


In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience