SLCS is currently seeking a full-time Justice Worker for the Attendance Centre Program. The Attendance Centre engages youth in programming and integration into the community as well as providing support to high-risk referrals from youth court. As a member of this team, you will be conducting interactive programming and facilitating to youths in a group setting. Our team works directly with our youths, cooking meals, supporting our night school and summer school programs, providing effective supports including crisis interventions and community service referrals and ensuring the success of the program. This role would also include case management, strong advocacy skills, ensuring we use effective communication techniques, in written and verbal communication as well as adapting and using new technologies such as zoom and teleconferences to engage with and support our clients.
In addition to the elements listed, you will work collaboratively within the team and with other service providers and community partners as we make a difference in the youth’s lives. As a Justice Worker in the ACP, you will be skilled at working with youth from diverse populations, have the ability to be flexible and problem solve your way out of situations, have good time management and organizational skills as well as the ability to work with youth in a case management role. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages team work and complies with all the applicable and regulatory requirements. This position is located primarily at 405 Dundas St.; however, the incumbent will be expected to travel within the community on a regular basis
- University degree or 2 – 3 year College diploma from an accredited institution
- 1 – 3 yrs. relevant work experience working with youth in the justice system
- First Aid and CPR – Level C
- Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (Preferred)
- Safe Food Handling Certificate (Preferred)
- Valid G class Driver’s License
- Candidates who are proficient in both official languages of Canada or another secondary language will be considered an asset
In accordance with our policy on Police Background Checks, this position requires that the individual provide, at their own cost, a clear Police check which includes vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment.
SLCS adheres to the French Language Services Act. SLCS is also committed to promoting equity and diversity in our employment practices. As well, we are an equal opportunity employer which is committed to an inclusive and barrier free workplace, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should an applicant require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform the recruitment contact and we will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs