Stride Provincial Service Coordinator

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Other
Job Posting Date: 11-Jul-2017
Apply by: 19-Jul-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with Community Justice Initiatives (CJI)

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Community Justice Initiatives (CJI) to recruit for the position of Stride Provincial Service Coordinator.
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to, on or before 9:00am, July 19th, 2017.
  • Please also apply with a cover letter and  resume to:
    Bernice Burnett
    Community Justice Initiatives
    49 Queen St.  N., Kitchener, ON N2H 2G9
    Fax 519-744-6502   
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name NEEP_Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market.
Scope of Position: Community Justice Initiatives (CJI) is accepting applications for a Stride Provincial Service Coordinator. This is a contract position with an end date of March 31, 2019. The primary role of the Provincial Coordinator is to oversee the development and delivery of Stride Night and Stride Circles for federally sentenced women living in halfway houses in Ontario. The Coordinator will be expected to build the program and then support its transition to another agency at the end of this project. Community Justice Initiatives is an organization which has pioneered innovative programs in restorative justice for 40 years. Our mission is to inspire safe, healthy and peaceful communities, one resolution at a time.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Program Development
  • Program Facilitation
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Administration

  • Integrate principles of restorative justice and community engagement in continually meeting the reintegration needs of Federally Sentenced Women
  • Recruit, screen, train, supervise and support Stride volunteers in at least two of the targeted extension communities – Dundas and Toronto
  • Develop and facilitate weekly Stride Night programming at Halfway Houses
  • Plan and purchase supplies for Stride Night
  • Match, support and supervise Stride Circles
  • Meet projected work plan targets for Stride Night and Circles
  • Liaise with Stride Circle KW program to coordinate Circle building
  • Attend Stride Night at Grand Valley Institution for Women (GVI), where possible, to support those moving to the targeted locations with Circles
  • Train and support Halfway House staff hired to facilitate Stride Night
  • Manage effective relationships with GVI, CSC, Elizabeth Fry, partners, funders and staff
  • Adhere to all CJI, CSC, Elizabeth Fry and/or Halfway House protocol
  • Assist with and attend CJI, GVI and Halfway House events as needed
  • Administrative duties as required; maintenance of program records, statistics, timesheets, expense reports, purchase requests, budgeting, etc.
  • Assist in all Stride evaluation, research and reporting as required
  • Participate in community committees as required
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with broader community
  • Serve as a positive ambassador for CJI

Skills and Competencies: 
  • Must qualify to obtain Reliability Status issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada within a reasonable time frame
  • Must be able to work effectively and independently without direct supervision
  • Experience in Volunteer Training, Supervision, Group Facilitation and working with criminalized women
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Restorative Justice and its philosophies
  • Knowledge of Correctional Service Canada and its mandate and philosophies
  • Knowledge of community resources in Toronto, Hamilton and Brampton
  • Ability to mitigate the needs of various stakeholders
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Effective time management skills
  • Experience with Office 365 an asset
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must have access to reliable transportation, a valid Ontario G class license and minimum $1M liability insurance

CJI welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Thank you for your interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.