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Temporary Full-Time Domestic Violence Court Support Worker and FVPC Virtual Education Developer

Job Number: 22-037EJHS
Term: full-time
Closing Date: October 15, 2022

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has
been operating in Edmonton since 1949. Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime
and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following:

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Staff teambuilding and appreciation days

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach. If your values are
aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our
team.

This is a unique position that has responsibilities working half time as a Domestic Violence Court Support Worker in the
Domestic Violence Complainant Assistance Program (DVCAP) and half time a Virtual Education Developer with the
Family Violence Prevention Centre (FVPC).

The DVCAP Domestic Violence Court Workers provide support to complainants in Edmonton’s Domestic Violence Court.
DVCAP, a program of the FVPC provides: court preparation, orientation, and accompaniment, ongoing emotional
support, monitoring of risk and safety planning, liaising with the Crown Prosecutor’s office, and providing information on
rights for the victim.

The Virtual Education Developer will consult with FVPC staff on the design and implementation of Family Violence
Education modules. These modules will be tailored specifically for FVPC clients in order to compliment services that are
already offered. The modules will be designed and implemented using Adobe Captivat

Responsibilities:

  •  Provide court support (preparation, orientation and accompaniment) and follow up support as required and to
    keep clients informed on their court matters
  • Deliver ongoing services using a client centered, strength based approach consistent with agency and program
    philosophy
  • Maintain accurate and timely data collection, data entry and completion of any program assessments and
    surveys as per agency and program policy
  • Ongoing monitoring of risk and safety through safety planning
  • Provide information on the impact of family violence has on individuals and children
  • Provide referrals to other resources as appropriate
  • Liaise with Crown Prosecutors’ Office
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with community services and partners within domestic violence
    sector
  • Review and finalize internal family violence education modules
  • Create virtual family violence education modules using Adobe Captivate

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or related human services field with 2 years of experience in
    working with victims of family violence
  • Experience/competency working with law enforcement, child and family services and/or the justice systems
  • Professionalism within all aspects of employment and able to contribute to a positive team environment
  • Thorough understanding of victimization and the dynamics of domestic violenc
  • Comprehensive understanding of criminal law process and court terminology
  • Experience working with Indigenous and ethno-cultural communities and providing culturally relevant services
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience accessing resources
  • Excellent computer knowledge (Microsoft programs, video conferencing platforms)
  • Experience working with Adobe Captivate or other virtual training creation programs would be an asset
  • Motivational interviewing skills
  • Criminal Records Check and Child Interventions Record Check
  • Proficiency in speaking a secondary language is considered an asset.

Conditions of Employment:

  • This position works Monday to Friday, from 8:00AM to 4:30PM
  • The position is based out of EJHS Transition Place, #401, 10010 105 Street and Edmonton Law Courts.
  • Parking is not provided
  • The start date will be as soon as possible
  • This is a temporary position until March 31, 2023
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment
  • The closing date is until a suitable candidate is found

Salary:
The salary is $3920/month.

To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter as soon as possible to: hr@johnhoward.org. Please include 22-037EJHS
Court Support Worker in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover
letter.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted

Safety and harmony in our community

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications
from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds


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