Support Worker for Indigenous Offenders

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 18th March 2020
Tuesday, 16th June 2020
Location: Drumheller
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Job Description:

Support services are needed to assist in the reintegration of Indigenous offenders who are releasing from federal correctional facilities into urban centres. This is a new project that is currently being reviewed for award and Calian is looking for qualified applicants to participate in this new project with us.

In this very diverse role, you could be responsible for providing health, wellness, life skills training and/or counselling to Indigenous clients prior to release. After release, you would be ensuring they have the services they need to reintegrate into the community. Alternatively, you might focus on supporting Indigenous clients releasing from correctional facilities to disaffiliate from gangs by supporting cultural identity training or counselling.

Preferred Skills:

The qualifications:

  • Two years experience within the last four years providing health wellness or life skills training or counselling to Indigenous people in a group or individual setting

Assets include:

  • 5 years of experience specifically related to trauma, additions and/or life skills
  • 5 years of experience acquiring cultural competency through working with Indigenous communities, groups or individuals