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BATCHEWANA FIRST NATION Published: February 12, 2018
Sault Ste Marie, Canada
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Employment Status:         Contract position up until March 31, 2019

General Accountability           

The Native Inmate Liaison Office (NILO) is responsible for the delivery of aboriginal based service/programs that are aimed at Aboriginal people who are incarcerated within the Provincial Correctional Services to reduce their participation in criminal activity and support pro-social behaviors. The NILO worker, upon training completed by the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, is required to plan, deliver and evaluate services provided and maximize the effective expenditure of available resources. The NILO worker will be responsible for the delivery of such services/programs within the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre.

Requirements of Position 

  1. Basic/Mandatory Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will have a university degree or a community college diploma in a relevant justice and/or social services field, and at least 2 years direct service experience, preferably with Aboriginal individuals and families;
  • Aboriginal preference to other applicants;
  • Will have a valid class “G” driver’s license and a vehicle;
  • Must be able to provide an acceptable CPIC.
  1. Knowledge Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with the relevant criminological literature as it relates to effective treatment programs for offenders and specific needs of Aboriginal offenders;
  • Will be knowledgeable about the culture and the significant characteristics of the social structure and relevant human services needs of Aboriginal people;
  • Will be knowledgeable of the range of both contemporary and traditional methods of intervention, support and healing that are effective in promoting individual and family well-being.

3.Ability Requirements

The successful applicant:

  • Relate effectively to program management and colleagues as a diplomatic and flexible team player;
  • Work effectively with the management and staff of other programs/agencies both native and non-native;
  • Relate effectively to the Aboriginal community generally and to individual and families seeking assistance;
  • Effectively plan, implement, monitor and evaluate NILO programming, group work and interventions with Inmates and families;
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Work flexible hours.

Please address your application identifying your qualifications, 3 references and CPIC, marked CONFIDENTIAL:

Native Inmate Liaison Officer Hiring Committee

236 Frontenac Street, Rankin Reserve

Batchewana First Nation, ON P6A 6Z1


Email: late applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for application: March 16, 2018 @12:00 pm (Noon)

Aboriginal preference in hiring. For a complete job description, please contact the Administration Office at 705-759-0914. Only those granted an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants