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Institutional Facilitator

Company: The John Howard Society of Kingston
Wage: $20
Wage Comments: Contract
Date Posted: July 31, 2013
Closing Date: August 15, 2013
Position is: PT
Hours Per Week: 7
How To Apply:
julie@johnhowardkingston.ca
Job Description: Contract - Employment Opportunity Under the supervision of the Team Leader of Housing and Community Services, you will facilitate workshops on preparing for parole in an institutional setting. • Responsible to facilitate workshops for offenders in federal institutions to prepare them for release from designated prisons • Provide leadership and coordinate initiatives that support reintegration • Work closely with the Team Leader to develop appropriate programming and supports for clients • Assist clients with referrals to agencies to assist offenders on release • Complete program evaluation of workshops upon completion • Ensure all documentation/ statistics is completed, recorded and filed
Work Site Location:
771 Montreal St and institutional settings
Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:
Required Education and Experience:
• University Degree/College Diploma in the social sciences
• 3 years’ experience in service delivery in the community justice field
• 2 years’ experience in program facilitation
• Possess strong facilitation skills
• Demonstrated success working as part of a team as well as an ability to work independently
• Understanding of theory and application of effective correctional interventions
• Understanding of Cognitive Behavioural and Social Learning approaches
• Solid understanding of the differences between Provincial and Federal Offenders
• Demonstrated flexibility
• Ability to use sound judgment and common sense

***Must have valid drivers license and reliable access to a vehicle as travel is required outside of city limits***

Closing date for this position is Thursday August 15th, 2013 4:00 p.m. Please submitt a cover letter and resume by email to the attention of Julie Langan at julie@johnhowardkingston.ca. We thank all those who apply only those who will be interviewed will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Other Job Requirements:
Transportation Required
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