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Indigenous Reintegration & Healing Coordinator
Reporting to the Director of Indigenous Justice, the Indigenous Reintegration and Healing Coordinator is responsible to develop, design and implement a reintegration model to provide support and healing to Indigenous offenders returning to the community
from federal correctional institutions. Upon completion of program development, the Coordinator will serve as a case manager for offenders being released from a federal correctional facility to their community in PEI.
• Consult and collaborate with key stakeholders to determine the restorative approaches the program will use to design and implement a reintegration model.
• Liaise with government & justice system stakeholders to inform best practice and program development activities.
• Develop training materials for key stakeholders on restorative justice, the criminal justice system, culturally relevant approaches to justice, mental health and addictions, victimization, inter-generational trauma and more.
• Research best practice in restorative justice reintegration models & program development.
• Establish a database/record management system to provide information on what kinds of services are currently available.
• Establish an evaluation framework in order to measure the programs successes and challenges.
• Develop and launch outreach strategy to provide information to offenders, community and justice stakeholders.
• Implement and support the use of restorative justice for Indigenous people at all levels of government.
• Provide case management to Indigenous clients.
• Assist clients in accessing traditional supports for reintegration and healing.
• Collaborate and coordinate with Elders in the community and in correctional institutions.
• Some out of province travel will be required.
• Post-Secondary education in business administration or social science with experience in research and program development.
• Experience developing evaluation frameworks to evaluate programs.
• Strong communication skills with experience in public speaking and facilitating presentation.
• Strong knowledge of restorative justice and the Canadian Criminal Justice System.
• Strong working knowledge of Indigenous history, culture and traditions.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working with clients and case management.
• Experience working with Indigenous People, preferably in justice, is a requisite for this position.
• High confidentiality standards and ability to exercise good judgment.
• Ability to work in a team setting and among several competing priorities.
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
• Must hold a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable criminal record check.
• Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
This is a full time contract position until March 31, 2022. Location of work will be in Charlottetown. The deadline to apply for this position is November 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI Attn: Tabatha Bernard, 200 Read Drive, Summerside, PE, C1N 5N7
Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI)
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