Employment Posting:
Community Justice Worker- United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

Employment Type:
Closing Date:


The UCCMM Justice Program is an Anishinaabe Community Justice Program. Under the direct supervision of the Justice Manager, the Community Justice Worker is responsible for working directly with diversion participants, panel members, victims, and police; organizing and facilitating Justice Circles; and assisting individuals with completing their Plan of Action.


  • Review court docket, identify candidates for diversion, and meet with the Crown Attorney to discuss candidates.
  • Meet with candidates to explain program, complete consent and client intake form.
  • Contact panel members to participate in justice circle, copy and provide Crown Brief to panel members, prepare circle outline, arrange time, date, and location for justice circle.
  • Discuss justice circle with victim(s), victim support person, diversion participant, and his/her support person and facilitate justice circles.
  • Supervise and conduct follow-up based on disposition (plan of action) from circle.
  • Conduct presentations for justice personnel, community agencies, and the public on the program.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records, conform to ethical standards of practice, and exercise client confidentiality.
  • Provide quarterly activity and statistical reports to Justice Manager.
  • Participate in Justice Program staff meetings and Strategic Planning sessions.
  • Attend court, training, and information sessions.
  • Regular to continuous computer usage for reports, correspondence to clients, and search for court related information.
  • Able to work in stressful situations and work with people who could potentially become violent, and hostile.
  • Able to work evenings, weekends or extended hours and ability to travel.


  • Must have a post-secondary degree/diploma in social services, law, or Indigenous Studies.
  • Must have knowledge of Canadian criminal procedure, Criminal Code of Canada, and the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
  • Must have knowledge of the UCCMM Justice principles; knowledge of local Anishinaabe teachings, culture, communities, history, elders, and local issues facing Indigenous people.
  • Must support Anishinaabe red road teachings and be a positive role model.
  • Must have knowledge of local Indigenous and non-Indigenous services and resources
  • Able to speak and/or understand Ojibwe is an asset.
  • Must be able to maintain administrative instruments (work plans, files, correspondence).
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Must provide a clear current Criminal Record Check, and if selected, a clear Vulnerable Sector Screening.
  • Must possess excellent work habits and ethics and able to work independently.

Remuneration: $50,000 annually and benefits

Closing Date:  February 16, 2023 at 12 noon.

Mail/drop off (no fax or email submissions) 1) cover letter 2) resume 3) copy of valid Ontario driver’s licence 4) three work-related letters of reference including at least one from a direct supervisor/manager 5) current (within the past 3 months) criminal record check. Thank you for applying but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Mark “Confidential-CJW” to:

Hazel Recollet, Chief Executive Officer

United Chiefs and Councils of Mnidoo Mnising

Box 275

M’Chigeeng, ON   P0P 1G0