VQ 2022-2

Community Justice Worker


Posted May 13, 2022 at 10:00 pm Closes May 27, 2022 at 10:00 pm

Job Location:
Tataskweyak Cree Nation
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca


Employment Opportunity Full Time – Tataskweyak Cree Nation

Community Justice Worker 


The Community Justice Worker (CJW) will be an employee of Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) as part of the First Nations Justice Strategy (FNJS), which is a partnership between MKO, the Province of Manitoba and the Federal Justice Departments.  The FNJS works to improve the current Justice System for MKO First Nation communities by providing alternatives and initiatives to the implementation of justice. These alternatives will be provided through a Restorative Justice approach which are both culturally sensitive and appropriate. 


The CJW networks with a variety of internal and external resources that will promote personal growth, healing and reconciliation for both the individual(s) and victim(s) of crime. The CJW will work with their respective community leadership by providing these alternatives that will help restore Balance, Harmony, and Peace within the community based on Traditional Indigenous Beliefs, Values, Culture and Teachings.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

Work under the direction and supervision of the MKO Justice Programs Manager 

Manage Pre and Post Charge Diversions, Referrals from the Court, Crown or Police

Review and assess all referrals/diversions for suitability/eligibility for Program Participation

Update the Crown or Police with regards to the status of the referred matter(s) and advise of all successful/unsuccessful completions and/or to request remands for on-going program involvement

Attend training and deliver programming in the areas of Family Violence, Anger Management, peace-making, conflict resolution, mediation and any other programming as directed 

Perform daily case management duties and maintain a proper filing system for any interventions, activities, or programs completed  

Provide monthly written reports to the Program Manager on the status of all client referrals/diversions for tracking and statistical recording purposes 

Network with local and external resources when/as required

Maintain confidentiality with regards to client records and programs, and advise the Program Manager(s) immediately of any conflicts of interests that may arise 

Attend Court sittings regularly and develop on-going working relationships with the Crown, Defense and Police and any other referral source(s)

Participate in ongoing professional development and training as provided by MKO 

Work with the TCN Justice Portfolio Councillor in maintaining or establishing a Justice Committee and providing updates in the area of Justice to the TCN Chief and Council as required 

Follow through with any recommendations of the Justice Committee which can include sharing circles, sentencing circles, peace-making process, mediation, conflict resolution and any other as directed or recommended 

Monitor the Fine Option and Community Service Work Programs

Comply with all policies, procedures, by-laws and directives of the First Nation Community 

Have the ability to travel, and work flexible hours as required 

Possess a valid Manitoba Drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle

Perform all other duties as assigned

Produce a satisfactory Criminal record, child abuse and vulnerable sector checks 



Interested applicants can submit a cover letter, resume and three references by 4:00pm on May 27, 2022 to:


Dorothy Smith 

Email: dorothy.smith@mkonorth.com

Fax: (204) 778-7655

Mail: 206-55 Selkirk Avenue 

Thompson, MB R8N 0N8



Interested applicants can also drop off cover letters, resumes and three references attention to:

Taralee Beardy, Executive Director at the Tataskweyak Cree Nation administration office. 

Phone: 204-342-2045

Fax: 204-342-2270


We thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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