Youth Justice Committee Volunteer

(Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles)

Position ID: V-ALL0094 Last Modified: 19 Jan 2018 Last Full Update: 14 Sep 2017
Opportunity Details
ContactAshley LeClair, Volunteer Coordinator, Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 244; Fax: 705-725-0636
DutiesYouth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role:  
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information.  
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s).  
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth.  
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs.  
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.
More Info
BenefitsAssist and strengthen the community by reducing recidivism rates and fostering healthier relationships.
ClientsYouth ages 12-17 in conflict with the law.
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+)
Areas of InterestMentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Leadership ; Should have an understanding of the Criminal Justice System, and Extrajudicial Sanctions/Measures
Commitment LengthLong Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesWednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Can vary depending on location
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityVaries with activity location
LocationSimcoe County; including Bradford & Alliston
Number of PositionsAlliston: 5 individual(s) ; Bradford: 5 individual(s) 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Observation Period
TransportationDepends on location
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameElizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Office Phone705-725-0613 ext 222
Address & Map
102 Maple Ave
Barrie, ON L4N 1S4