Restorative Justice Facilitator

Closing Date: October 1, 2023 12:00 am
Type: Hourly

Position Title: Restorative Justice Facilitator – Full-time

Position Description: The Restorative Justice Facilitator (RJF) will provide Fort William First Nation and its members access to culturally appropriate, community led indigenous restorative justice programs and will report to the Director of Economic Development

Major Responsibilities:
• Promote and enhance the Restorative Justice Program
• Deliver and report on the implementation and progress of the Restorative Justice Program
• Liaise with member First Nations leadership and/or First Nation representatives to ensure accurate communication and information is properly disseminated
• Interview community justice forum participants
• Facilitate sharing circles
• Attend information meetings, workshops, conferences and other professional development activities on relevant topics
• Provide monthly activity reports, meeting reports and/or other reports
• Liaise with court, police, judges, and probation officers to arrange for mechanism to divert charges to Restorative Justice Coordinator
• Provide briefings on emerging issues, progress and other reports, as needed
• Attend Courts as they occur to liaise with Crown, Police, Probation Officers
• Liaise with other First Nation and Aboriginal organizations to ensure mutual understanding, partnership building, and ongoing networking relationships to enhance the Restorative Justice Initiatives and Activities
• Hold community meetings to educate members in diversion strategy and to determine needs
• Write resolution agreements and Summary Reports
• Attend on-going relevant training and education workshops
• Ensure tasks adhere to the agreement and work plan
• Keeps record of all work plan progress at every meeting
• Other related duties as assigned

• A University degree or College diploma in related field with a minimum of 3 years work related experience
• An understanding of Indigenous Culture, traditions and the historical traumas that impact Indigenous Cultures
• Experience working with First Nation organizations, First Nation Government, First Nation communities and other levels of government
• Well-developed communication (speaking and writing), /public relations and negotiating experience
• Must be highly self-motivated and able to work well independently or as a team member
• Excellent computer skills, proven experience with word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and publishing software preferably in a Microsoft Office Suite environment
• Must possess excellent Project Management skills and must be able to establish and effectively achieve measurable objectives within directed work plans
• Demonstrated experience and ability in policy, planning and program development and implementation
• Must demonstrate the ability to work with a high level of tact and discretion
• Must have valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation
• Must be willing to work overtime, and flexible schedule as required
• Criminal Reference check as relevant to the position is required

Wage Rate: To be determined.

Job Posting Closing Date: Applications, consisting of a cover letter and resume with three (3) references, must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2023. Please direct your application to the attention of:

Donna Mullen
Human Resources Assistant
Phone: 807-623-9543 ext. 806
Fax: 807-623-5190
Email: [email protected]

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