Overview

African Canadian Legal Clinic Reintegration Social Worker-1 Full Time Position Contract in Toronto, ON

African Canadian Legal Clinic

Branch Toronto ON CA

Position:
Reintegration Social Worker-1 Full Time Position
Location:
Toronto, ON

African Canadian Legal Clinic. Excellent writing skills. The African Canadian Youth Justice Program (ACYJP) is operated by the African Canadian Legal Clinic…

Reintegration Social Worker-1 Full Time Position

The African Canadian Youth Justice Program (ACYJP) is operated by the African Canadian Legal Clinic(ACLC) and offers racially and culturally appropriate services and referrals as community-based solutions for Black youth involved in the youth criminal justice process, in keeping with the goals of rehabilitation and reintegration under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) .

A successful candidate will possess:

  • MSW with at least 3 years post-graduate related experience or BSW with at least 5 years related post-graduate experience.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the issues and challenges facing African Canadian youth and the diversity that exists within the African Canadian community.
  • Understanding of the Youth Criminal Justice System and Social Service sectors.
  • Experience in the area of counseling, group facilitation and case management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Theory and demonstrated understanding of Africentric and Restorative Justice Principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer and technical skills.
  • French language proficiency is an asset.
  • A valid driver’s license and use of a car is also required.
  • A current Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sectors

This is a one-year appointment, with renewal conditional on performance and continued funding.

The ACLC encourages and welcomes applications representing the ethno-cultural and linguistic diversity within the African Canadian community. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit a resume by Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m. to:

Human Resources
African Canadian Legal Clinic
250 Dundas Street West
Suite 402
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 2Z5
Email: [email protected]

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
Posted by: