Job Posting – MCPEI Aboriginal Justice Coordinator/Executive Assistant

JOB POSTING

MCPEI Aboriginal Justice Coordinator/ Executive Assistant

The Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI’s Aboriginal Justice Program (AJP) seeks to meet the needs of Aboriginal people engaged with the Canadian Justice System by providing support, raising awareness and developing community capacity. Reporting to the Director of Aboriginal Justice, the Aboriginal Justice Coordinator/Executive Assistant is responsible for the effective and efficient casework management services and administration to the director of the Aboriginal Justice Program.

DUTIES

  • Coordinate and participants in Aboriginal Justice Circles.
  • Assist clients to develop healing plans while providing support and assistance.
  • Liaise with relevant Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community agencies and services.
  • Assist Aboriginals by helping them navigate through the Criminal Justice System.
  • Coordinate and facilitate information sessions, conferences, and workshops.
  • Draft briefing notes, correspondence, and minutes from meetings.
  • Scheduling appointments, organize meetings, and write complex reports.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in social sciences or a justice related field (i.e. corrections, probations, policing, etc.) with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with clients and case management.
  • Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, restorative justice and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of services provided by community and governmental agencies for Aboriginal people.
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture, history and justice issues and the ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Excellent leadership, professionalism, inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.  Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Acceptable criminal record check.
  • Preference will be given to Aboriginal people.

This is a full time contract position. Location of work will be in Charlottetown, PEI. The deadline to apply for this position is March 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm. For full job description, go to www.mcpei.ca. Please email your resume and cover letter to tbernard@mcpei.ca or mail to:

Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI Attn: Tabatha Bernard

200 Read Drive

Summerside, PE

C1N 5N7