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Native Inmate Liaison Officer Toronto South Detention Center Closing Date: January 24, 2019 at 12noon

POSITION: Native Inmate Liaison Officer

LOCATION: Toronto South Detention Center

SHIFT: 40 hours a week

Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence), located in Toronto, is a diverse, multi-service organization.  Our Mission Statement is: Through a culture-based approach that addresses the holistic needs of its clients, Na-Me-Res’ mission is to provide temporary, transitional and permanent housing to Aboriginal men experiencing homelessness in Toronto, while providing outreach and support services to the broader Aboriginal homeless population.

 

OBJECTIVE

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.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Na-Me-Res encourages Indigenous applicants (First Nation, Metis, Inuit and those who self-identify). We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are invited to an interview and require accommodation, we will make every effort to accommodate you.

 

CLOSING DATE:  January 24, 2019 at 12noon

(Hand delivered resumes will not be accepted, please no phone calls)

A resume and cover letter can be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Human Resources

26 Vaughan Road, Toronto, ON M6G 2C4

Fax #: (416) 652-3138 / Email: jobs@nameres.org

 

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