The Gladue worker assists Indigenous peoples involved at various criminal justice system stages, including police, courts, and corrections. Whenever possible, the Gladue worker will work with clients to offer practical help along their healing path. The goal is that every client is provided assistance within their family and/or community to be healthy, safe and build their own support and strengths.
This position will support the implementation of the BC First Nations Justice Strategy and the goal of autonomy and self-determination for Indigenous people involved in the criminal justice system.
The work will vary depending on the service recipient’s particular needs and based on referral goals. Challenges can include (but won’t be limited to) drug and alcohol abuse, involvement with corrections, housing and financial difficulties and instability along with intellectual deficits and/or mental health issues.
Under the Director of Gladue Services’ supervision and direction, this position provides intake and discharge of clients and acts as an identified contact for other professionals’ programs.
For a complete job description, please see this document.
Job Type: Full-time
Start Date: August 31, 2021
Positions Available: 3
Locations: Prince George, Prince Rupert, Merritt
Posting Closes: June 15, 2021
Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume and cover letter to Director of Gladue Services, Mitch Walker at [email protected]