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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:
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 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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