Circle of Care Case Manager at the Kenora Justice Centre (Temporary Contract)

Ne-Chee Friendship Centre is hiring a Circle of Care Case Manager at the Kenora Justice Centre (Temporary Contract)! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!

The Kenora Justice Centre model will implement a continuum of criminal and Indigenous restorative justice processes with the aim of focusing on restoration of relationships and restoring balance while simultaneously encouraging a sense of autonomy in the criminal process. Through a holistic and flexible approach, the pilot will increase referrals to existing Indigenous restorative justice and diversion programs, reduce bail and remand populations and provide multi-sectoral trauma-informed supports delivered by Indigenous organizations and cross-sector service providers to youth and adults, including Indigenous women and girls who have experienced or witnessed trauma or violence.

Employer Name: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1V7
Application Deadline: August 9, 2024
Hours of Work: Full-time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $58,000 to $62,000

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Using a trauma-informed approach, work with eligible Justice Centre participants to provide support and active case management. Act as one trusted point of contact to foster a trusted relationship and perform culturally relevant assessments and support planning
  • Identify those in crises and immediately direct them to appropriate supports or resources for healing
  • Specifically provide support to youth and assistance in navigating child welfare issues
  • Focusing on restoration and healing, develop Wellness Assessments, Circle of Care Plans and Healing Goals for participants at the Justice Centre
  • Connect individuals with culturally relevant, local community organizations to address fundamental needs
  • Provide updates to community partners and Court (Judge, Crown, Counsel), where necessary
  • Proactively engage in collaborative working relationships with community partners
  • Available to provide support to a participant following their completion through the Justice Centre
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Degree or diploma in a related field or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in social services, mental health, justice services, child welfare services or another related sector. Experience supporting justice-involved or vulnerable individuals an asset
  • Working knowledge and understanding of local Indigenous cultures, histories, practices, and traditions
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Able to identify sources of problems, assess their implications and provide efficient and timely advice on issue resolution
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions when sending, receiving and distributing information related to the Justice Centre
  • Able to speak another language, particularly Ojibway, an asset
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to: Ne-Chee Friendship Centre – 326 Second Street South, Kenora, ON P9N 1G5 Fax: (807) 468-5340 E-Mail:


We wish to thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

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