Native Courtworker – Chilliwack

Job titleNative Courtworker – Chilliwack
Reports toRegional manager / Director of Court Services
StatusFull Time (35 hours per week) 
Salary As per Collective Agreement Grid

An incredible opportunity to be “A Helping Hand to Justice” for the Indigenous people in Chilliwack has become available!

This is a position that requires a a very adaptable, high energy, empathetic individual with the capacity to assist indigenous adults and youth involved in the criminal justice system to obtain fair, just, equitable and culturally sensitive treatment, bridging the gap between the criminal justice system and the indigenous people.

Native Courtworkers require sound knowledge of  of justice systems and their functions,  sentencing principles, alternative measures and restorative justice practices as well as the ability to conduct specific forms of research covered by federal, municipal, and provincial legislation related to the needs of the client.

If you think you are or will be a great advocate for the fair treatment of Indigenous people in the courts, we would love to hear from you!

Native Courtworkers in B.C. belong to the B.C.GEU and the salary is in line with the Native Courtworker salary grid, which starts at $$45,132.46 per year. Among other benefits, you will have 3 weeks of holidays after your first year of work and will earn 1.5 sick days per month. You will also be eligible for extended medical and dental benefits, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D and employer contribution towards your pension plan.

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and a demonstrated ability to work with Indigenous people is a must. Preference will be given to individuals with an indigenous background as per section of Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.

Best than all, you will be helping your community and Canada as a whole while advancing your career and creating meaningful change in this beautiful community.

For a full Job Posting please click on this link: Native Courtworker – Chilliwack – Job Posting

To apply, email your full application, including your resume AND Cover Letter to our HR Manager with the subject: Native Courtworker – Chilliwack – March 2019 or apply via Indeed.

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The deadline for application is Monday, April 1, 2019