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Community Justice Worker ($54,600-$63,700/yr + Relocation Assistance to Tl'etinqox/Williams Lake, BC!)

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

  • Drive justice and community development in a vibrant Indigenous community
  • Receive a competitive annual salary of $54,600-$63,700, depending on experience, plus comprehensive benefits! 
  • Join us to promote and preserve cultural heritage while exploring the gorgeous, raw region
About Tl'etinqox Government

Join the Tl’etinqox Government and contribute to a vibrant legacy of self-reliance, stewardship, and sovereignty. As the original Tsilhqot’in-speaking inhabitants, we manage a breathtaking territory rich in forests, grasslands, and waters, nurturing a community that has thrived for thousands of years through a deep connection with the land.

At Tl’etinqox, the largest Tsilhqot’in community, our over one thousand members embody a tradition of ingenuity and resilience. We are not just maintaining our way of life; we are advocates of it, engaging in pivotal negotiations to secure constitutional recognition of our aboriginal title. Our commitment extends to sustainable land and resource management, robust self-governance, comprehensive community services, and legal advocacy.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are eager to drive positive change and honour our rich heritage. Stand with us as we assert our rights and shape our future. Together, let's continue to be a beacon of cultural preservation and self-determination. 

For more information, please visit our website:

About the Opportunity

Tl’etinqox Government is looking for a full-time Community Justice Worker based in Tl’etinqox/Williams Lake, BC.

Reporting to the Director of Community Development, your will be primarily responsible for administering the Tl’etinqox Justice Program and are accountable for supporting and supervising clients diverted from the Provincial Courts to the Indigenous Court process.

You will provide support, guidance, and advocacy to help clients make positive changes in their lives and avoid further involvement in criminal activities. 

More specifically, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with individuals over 12 charged with low to moderate-level offences referred by the Crown’s Office
  • Developing and promoting community-based criminal prevention programs
  • Coordinating criminal prevention programs and building holistic rehabilitation relationships
  • Conducting Rapid Intake, risk, and safety assessments
  • Facilitating connections to Community-Based Services and maintaining service inventories
  • Attending Indigenous court proceedings and participating in community and program meetings
  • Creating and maintaining client files with appropriate documentation and record-keeping
  • Tracking performance indicators and preparing reports for program evaluation

To read the full position description, please click here 

About You

To qualify, you must have a certificate or diploma in a social or justice-related field, or equivalent experience and coursework. Additionally, a minimum of two years' experience in providing support and supervision to high-risk youth and adults in a non-voluntary community-based program is essential.

The following will also be required:

  • Ability to undergo a Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector clearance
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid BC Driver’s License
  • A vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements

Additionally, the following skills and background will be highly valued:

  • Knowledge of and experience with the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Criminal Code of Canada, corrections Canada, and Indigenous court
  • Experience working with Indigenous families, children, and youth
  • Understanding of the social, economic, political, and historical challenges in First Nations and Indigenous communities
  • Strong ability to handle crises and participate in crisis intervention
  • Proven experience with integrated case management
  • Proficient in conflict resolution; experience/background with the RCMP is a strong asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Public speaking/group facilitation experience with youth
  • Demonstrated analytical approaches to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Willingness to travel, e.g., to court

As our ideal candidate, you will possess empathy, resilience, and a passion for social justice that will make you succeed in this role. Your cultural sensitivity and respect for diversity will make you a perfect culture fit. Moreover, you will not be easily intimidated, capable of handling conflict and influencing positive changes within the community.

This is a role for someone who values collaboration and is committed to promoting and preserving Indigenous language and culture through justice and community development. If you are looking to make a significant impact in a culturally grounded community, this position offers a deeply rewarding opportunity.

Note: Preference will be given to Tsilhqot’in applicants and those with First Nations or Indigenous ancestry.

About the Benefits

Compensation based on skills and experience, is a competitive annual salary of $54,600-$63,700, and a host of excellent benefits including:

  • Relocation assistance - up to $5000
  • Housing assistance - subject to availability
  • Defined RPP - up to 5% employer match
  • Extended health coverage (e.g., dental, vision, etc.)
  • Comprehensive insurance package offering life, AD&D, and critical illness coverage - optional for dependents
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Health & Personal Spending Account - manage additional medical and personal expenses
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation, plus an additional 2 weeks at Christmas.
  • 5 days of cultural leave annually to attend various events
  • Enjoy regular events and community activities, including Cultural Camp, Horse and Ride, and so much more!

If you share our values and possess the skills needed to thrive in this transformative role, apply today!

About Scout Talent

Who is Scout Talent? Despite what you might be thinking, Scout Talent is not a traditional recruitment agency. Born out of a great idea and an understanding of what employers really want, we provide customized, intelligent recruitment marketing, employer branding and candidate management services to clients throughout Canada and around the World. Our key strength lies in our ability to create unique candidate attraction strategies that enable clients to tap into the best talent pools. We're proud to say that 90% of our clients are repeat business which is testament to the value of our service. At ST, we're revolutionizing the recruitment industry. Our purpose: Connecting people to grow companies, careers and communities.


Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

Company Size

11-50 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

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