Community Worker – Youth Criminal Justice Act

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  • Post Date: January 28, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: S-1920-0635A
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: S-1920-0635A
External Posting Number: A
Posting Start Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Posting End Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Waskaganish
Union: CSN
Status: Permanent Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 2 375
Department: Youth Protection
MSSS Job Title: Community Worker
Financial Sub-Service Number: 640144
Job Hours: 35.00
Hours Per Day: 7.00
FTE: Jour
Shift Type: Stable
Work Schedule: 10/14 Jours

3. Description

Person who participates in identifying the needs of the population and uses the appropriate techniques to implement various community action programs. She/he acts as a resource person for community groups.


In accordance with the policy and procedures of the CBHSSJB and within the framework of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, Youth Protection Act, L.H.S.S.S. and CMC mandate, the person will have to meet and intervene with people (individuals, families& community).

  • Assists in a joint clinical committee;
  • Assists in clinical activities and  YCJA intervention plans and programs;
  • Supports services provided to the YCJA clients in extra judicial measures and sanctions, or probation, or open and closed custody or in Group Home or Re-adaptation (RC) placement settings;
  • Ensures all other related tasks at the request of the immediate supervisor;

4. Requirements


  • Must have a college diploma (DEC) in technique of social work or other relevant college discipline of a recognized school by the competent ministry.


This job also includes the person who, hold a certificate of college studies in Social Work Techniques or Social Assistance Techniques.

Applicants with an attestation of college studies in Educators in Native Childcare Services or Special Needs Education aboriginal and Inuit children may be considered.

Completed Charlie Training and PCFI Training (asset).


Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Proper knowledge of the Waskaganish social environment;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
  • Ability to communicate with people, to run interviews and to establish and maintain a “helping relationship with beneficiaries”;
  • Ability to work in collaboration with CMC community workers, NNADAP workers and other medical social services staff and other organisms within and outside the community;
  • Ready to learn about 2nd line services (“Youth Protection” and “Young Offender Procedures”);
  • Skills in counseling and knowledge of the laws: Y.O.A, Y.P.A, L.H.S.S.S;
  • Must show initiative, be dynamic, exhibit responsibility and professionalism;
  • Must be sensitive to issues within the family unit;
  • Must show an interest and ability to write reports in English.



  • Fluent in Cree and English;
  • Fluency in French is an asset.



  • Valid driver’s permit class 4B meeting the standards of the Société d’assurance automobile du Québec and the Ministère des Transports du Québec;
  • Excellent driving record: Driving Record Request (SAAQ clic online Services – Citizens);
  • Available to travel in the communities to assess situations;
  • Must be ready to work occasionally outside the regular working hours (availability).

5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: $23.12
Salary (Hourly) Maximum: $33.61

6. Contact

All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.