Native Inmate Liaison Officer Full Time @ Maplehurst Correctional Complex (Milton Ontario) Closing: May 05, 2021 at 12noon
Location: Administration, 26 Vaughan Road
To provide liaison services between Indigenous clients and the community to ensure access to resources aimed at meeting their educational, employment, housing, health or other identified needs. Provide Indigenous culture awareness training for Ministry staff to encourage their awareness and understanding of Indigenous culture. To be a support to Indigenous Inmates with preparations for cultural and spiritual resources required to deliver healing and wellness activities such as e.g. sweat lodge ceremonies, healing circles, smudging, drumming. This may include, where necessary, other Elders and other resource people as well as gathering and supplying the traditional ceremonial medicines for client use. An ideal candidate has experience working with Indigenous men in corrections and provides traditional knowledge and supports.