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Social Development Coordinator (Crime Prevention)

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
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No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 February 2019

Term until September 1, 2020.

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Director of Community Justice, the incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of the Ikajuqtigiiniq (Working Together) project and will provide assistance in the implementation of a Territorial Crime Prevention Framework. The incumbent will develop, promote and support crime prevention and wellness initiatives and programming to maintain healthy and safe Nunavut communities. The incumbent’s work will be in collaboration with identified key stakeholders to develop crime prevention and wellness education and awareness strategies and programs developed at a community level. .

The incumbent is a representative of the Department of Justice, responsible for crime prevention and wellness through community development approaches. The Social Development Coordinator (Crime Prevention) collaborates with Nunavut stakeholders to ensure the advancement of the crime prevention framework through community development. This position is responsible for monitoring and tracking service delivery and outcome information. The incumbent will assist communities in the development of culturally appropriate crime prevention and wellnesses approaches. The incumbent will train and provide ongoing support and guidance in crime prevention community development programs to Community Stakeholder Groups, Mental Health Workers, Community Justice Specialists, and Community Outreach Workers in designated communities.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through  

completion of a Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Community Development, Social Work, Criminology or a related field with a minimum of one year related experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending managerial approval.

An eligibility list may be created to staff future vacancies.

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