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VICTIM SUPPORT WORKER

FULL TIME ONE YEAR TERM POSITION AKWESASNE COMMUNITY JUSTICE PROGRAM DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SALARY LEVEL: HS6 STEP 2/3- $42,965.02- $44,683.62

 


SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the general supervision of the Program Manager of the Akwesasne Community Justice Program, the incumbent is responsible for providing direct services; offer information, emotional support and assist with making necessary referrals to programs, services, and assist with paperwork. Provide prevention education and awareness relating to victims of crime. Ensure clients receive services in a timely manner that initiates closure and incorporates Mohawk traditional practices as well as healing through Traditional and Non Traditional practices. Maintain positive networking with programs and services to assist victims. Incumbent must be dedicated, outgoing, have an open mind to working with vulnerable families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent work or volunteer experience and training preferred.

• Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-abled.

• Awareness of relationship violence, child abuse and sexual abuse and assault.

• Knowledge of counselling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims of domestic violence, including crisis intervention and case management skills beneficial.

• Previous employment or volunteer work in human services, community agencies or other related field.

All interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and copies of all certificates/diplomas along with three references submitted on a Consent To Release Reference Check form (contact Human Resources) along with a copy of a valid driver’s license no later than 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2018 to:

Shayleen Thompson, HR Staffing Officer

Administration Building # 1

Akwesasne, Quebec, H0M 1A0

(613) 575-2250, ext. 2150

E-mail: shayleen.thompson@akwesasne.ca

Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

Native preference in hiring.

As a requirement of employment all applicants must have a Canadian Social Insurance Number.

A criminal records check is mandatory.

An eligibility list will be created for one (1) year.

Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

 

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