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  • 20-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • John Howard Society of Victoria
  • Victoria, BC, CAN
  • 26.82-30.18
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

About John Howard Society of Victoria

John Howard Society of Victoria is a non-profit, social service agency in Victoria, British Columbia. It is a growing and innovative organization that strives to create safe, healthy, and inclusive communities for everyone. Our goal is to help youth, adults, and families achieve greater independence by providing support with housing, life skills, education, employment, and community-based services.


About the Role

The Restorative Justice Programs Coordinator is responsible for program development and facilitating the process of incorporating Restorative Justice principles into all associated programs. This will be a part-time role, working around 20 hours per week.


What You Will Be Doing


Administration

  • Complete all monthly, quarterly, and annual statistical reporting requirements
  • Submit Completion Reports for referring agencies and referring schools
  • Maintain detailed case notes for all activity occurring in each file and enter into CMS
  • Maintain a directory of support services and community work service placements suitable for JHS Restorative Justice clients

Management

  • Conduct initial meetings with referred individuals to determine suitability for the program
  • Determine the appropriate course of action for each file
  • Plan, prepare for and facilitate Community Conferences and Victim/Offender Meetings
  • Collaboratively develop Community Justice Agreements with participants and interested parties
  • Develop and deliver an educational program suitable for participants involved with theft under incidents
  • Develop a bi-monthly Crimes and Consequences educational seminar
  • Develop an annual grants strategy
  • Prepare funding applications and yearly grants to support JHS Restorative Justice programs
  • Develop new program initiatives
  • Facilitate information and training sessions for community stakeholders

Client Support

  • Contact victims and individuals impacted by the offence/incident to determine whether they would like to participate in the RJ process
  • Support those who have caused harm to complete the terms of their Agreements
  • Connect participants with community resources based on a needs assessment

Community Engagement

  • Liaise with the Saanich Police Department to promote referrals to the program.
  • Liaise with the school principals and counsellors partnered with the Saanich Based Restorative
  • Recruit and liaise with community work service placements suitable for Restorative Justice clients
  • Attend public relations functions to promote the JHS Restorative Justice Programs


What You Will Need

  • Education in social work, mediation, or related field
  • Working knowledge of Restorative Justice practices
  • Experience supporting youth and adults involved in the justice system
  • Experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of youth and adult community-based programs and specialized services
  • Ability to write high-quality grant proposal narratives and applications
  • Ability to develop digital platforms to raise the profile of the JHS Restorative Justice programs


Work Expectations

  • Ability to provide clear criminal and vulnerable sector background checks.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's license with access to a vehicle.


Application Information:

If this dynamic opportunity within a growing non-profit organization sounds like a great fit for you, please apply with your resume and cover letter.

This posting will remain open until filled.

We look forward to hearing from you and connecting with you!


JHS is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity of people and communities, and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We actively seek applications from diverse backgrounds, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, and ethnicities to apply. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.

We thank all those who apply but only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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