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Restorative Justice Worker at Tr'ondek Hwech'in Government in Dawson City

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 in Financial, Legal & Professional Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$50,000 to $60,000/yr

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

Restorative Justice Worker (Term Full Time)

Community Services

Posting Date: April 18, 2013.

Salary: Level 6 Step 1 ($58,657.00 - Annual)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): May 6, 2013.

This is senior-level professional work that requires the application of specialized knowledge in the areas of dynamics of victimization, community organizing and development, and corrections. The restorative justice officer shall work to restore crime victims, promote safe and secure communities, and supervise and rehabilitate offenders. Work is performed within the framework of restorative justice, that is, addressing needs of victims, offenders and their families within the three primary areas of accountability, competency development, and public safety. The position; provides a point of reference and referral for Justice related inquiries from the community, assists with Justice related activities as required by the community, supervises, supports, and facilitates offenders' completion of conference agreements, informs victims on an ongoing basis as to the status of conference agreements, provides mentorship to local youth through involvement in restorative youth programming in the community and assists in the establishment of restorative youth programming opportunities within the community

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide:


• Have a Bachelor's degree in social work, sociology, criminology, corrections, or psychology.

• Minimum 2 years of experience in delivering crime counseling services to victim, offender, family & community.

• Ability to apply extensive knowledge of Canadian, Territorial and local laws and regulations that may apply to situations involving offenders and their families.

• A thorough understanding of the dynamics of victimization and the ability to communicate empathetically with crime victims.

• A thorough knowledge of family systems.

• Working knowledge of the judicial system.

• The ability to keep accurate records in client files that document contact with clients, legal charges, and actions taken.

• The ability to prepare reports as required by the supervisor, including performance observations and behavior evaluations, document work activities, and communicate effectively.

• The ability to organize community activities that prevent crime.

• Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding.


• Thorough knowledge of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in government;

• Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License;

• Driver’s Abstract;

• Well-developed organizational and time management skills;

• Experience in meeting deadlines in a dynamic environment;

• Ability to assist in developing funding proposals;

• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;

• Conflict resolution and mediation skills;

• Ability to facilitate meetings and discussions;

• Ability to provide advice and support to clients with legal issues;

• Well-developed human relations, interviewing, counseling, and writing skills;

• The ability to facilitate a counseling session;

• Ability to gain the trust, cooperation and maintain credibility in the community;

Conditions of Employment

 Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal;

 First Aid, or willing to obtain;

 Criminal Records Check with Finger Check is mandatory;

A detailed job description is available upon request.


This job was posted on Apr 18, 2013 and will be removed on May 06, 2013

All applications must be received before May 06, 2013

Tr'ondek Hwech'in Government

Please Contact: Drea Nasager


Phone: 1-867-993-7112


Address: Po Box 599 Dawson City Y0B 1G0

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