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Integrated Offender Management Facilitator

Edmonton John Howard Society

This is a Full-time position in Edmonton posted November 12, 2020.

Job ID: 20-028EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance 
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Staff teambuilding and appreciation days
  • Competitive health, dental and RRSP benefits

We are  a  values-driven  organization  that  supports  clients  from  a  strength  based  approach.    If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

The Integrated Offender Management Program is a partnership with the Diversion and Desistance Branch, Edmonton Police Services.  The Integrated Offender Management Facilitator works in partnership with Detectives of the Restorative Intervention Section to address the issue of prolific/complex offenders to reduce chronic barriers, reduce crime cycles and set each offender up for success.   In this program the Facilitator uses principles of High-Fidelity Wraparound as well as Risk Need and Responsivity in their approach. The facilitator will guide the offender and be the link to systems, other supports and ultimately be the backbone for the offender until the offender has created their own self-efficacy to reduce their own criminality and live a pro-social, crime free life.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate and up to date data collection, data entry and completing of any program assessments and surveys as directed
  • Work in partnership Edmonton Police Services, Restorative Intervention Section
  • Deliver ongoing services using principles of High-Fidelity Wraparound and Risk Need and Responsivity and a client centered, strength-based approach
  • Assess clients to determine needs, develop positive professional relationships, work on behavioural changes and identify their individual goals
  • Provide support and advocacy for clients and support teams as needed
  • Facilitate meetings with client and their identified supports
  • Assist clients with completion of various applications, documents and forms until support team is created
  • Communicate pertinent information to supervisor, detectives and other staff as necessary
  • Comply with Edmonton John Howard Policies and Procedures

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree/diploma in a related human services field
  •  2 – 5 years related experience working with offender population using a client centered approach
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system
  • General computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong knowledge of community resources
  • Professionalism within all aspects of employment and able to contribute to a strong team environment
  • Ability to work within a fast paced, high work volume program
  • Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability, Child Intervention Check and Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Valid driver’s license with a safe, operating vehicle, clean drivers abstract, and must have 2 million liability insurance

Conditions of Employment:

This is a one year contract with the possibility of extension.  This position works primarily, Monday to Friday 8:00 – 4:30 but some flexibility is required.  The work location is based in the Downtown Edmonton Police Services Headquarters but program delivery is conducted in the Edmonton area, including but not limited to institutions, treatment centers, offender’s residence and other community settings.  The closing date is until suitable candidates are found. Interviews will take place on December 1st and 2nd.

Salary:

The starting salary is $55,000 annually.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

How to Apply

To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter to: hr@careersforcommunity.ca. Please include 20-028EJHS Facilitator in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter.