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Gladue Caseworker- Sudbury

  • Full Time
  • Sudbury

Aboriginal Legal Services

Job Title: Gladue Caseworker- Sudbury
Location: Sudbury
Reports to: Senior Manager, Gladue Caseworkers
Travel Required: Moderate Travel
Position Type: Full-time
Posting Expires: May 27, 2022

 Job purpose 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart. This is a unionized position. 

Duties and responsibilities 

•Writes short Gladue Letters for the court for Indigenous offenders awaiting sentencing. These GladueLetters are used by lawyers and judges to learn about the circumstances of the offender and forsentencing options;

•Assists clients who have been sentenced by the courts in meeting the conditions of their sentence andprovides aftercare support;

•Attends sentencing hearings for clients;

•Prepares sentencing recommendations for clients;

•Additional duties as assigned;

Qualifications 

•Excellent interviewing and writing skills;

•Ability to work with a wide range of individuals;

•Ability to work independently and to manage a regular caseload of clients;

•Knowledge of the criminal justice system and programs and services available to Indigenous people inSudbury and the surrounding area would be a great asset;

•Valid driving license is required;

Applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal and meet the requirements of the job posting will be given first consideration in the hiring process

To apply to this job posting please submit your cover letter and resume with “Gladue Caseworker” in the subject line to hrgeneral@aboriginallegal.ca or fax it to (416)408-1568 by no later than 5 pm on . May 27, 2022.

To apply for this job email your details to hrgeneral@aboriginallegal.ca