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.
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Bernice BurnettCommunity Justice Initiatives49 Queen St. N., Kitchener, ON N2H 2G9Fax firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
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.
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