Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Attawapiskat, ON

Location: (1) Mishkeegogamang & (1) Attawapiskat

The Community Release and Reintegration Program provides wrap-around client services from pre-charge diversion, to bail, through to sentencing and to reintegration.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and education in Social Services, Justice or Indigenous Studies.
  • Knowledge of the justice system, the criminal court, and justice issues affecting Indigenous peoples is ideal.
  • Fluency in an Indigenous language is an asset.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • Positive role model in the community

Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with community and justice partners.
  • Interview clients, complete assessments and determine eligibility for programs.
  • Obtain client information, adhere to program requirements, and communicate outcomes.
  • Supervise bail court orders and provide aftercare support to clients in the Bail Program.
  • Assist clients with social, mental health, education, housing, life-skills and well-being services, to reintegrate into the community following incarceration.
  • Maintain confidential client records and complete statistical reporting.
  • Provide counselling and referrals to clients.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Type: Full-time

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