Youth Justice Committee/Restorative Justice Facilitator

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

Position ID: V-MID0309 Last Modified: 18 Mar 2019 Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactVolunteer Coordinator, The Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County; Phone: 705-725-0613 ext 221; Email: rhondal@elizabethfrysociety.com
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 Linkwww.elizabethfrysociety.com/ways-you-can-help/volunteering
BenefitsAssist and strengthen the community by reducing recidivism rates and fostering healthier relationships.
ClientsYouth ages 12-17 in conflict with the law.
Ages18 year(s) and up
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: Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Afternoon, Evening
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Varies with activity locations
LocationSimcoe County, inlcuding Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia
Number of PositionsBarrie: 2 individual(s) ; Bradford West Gwillimbury: 2 individual(s) ; Innisfil: 2 individual(s) ; Midland: 2 individual(s) ; Orillia: 2 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 1 individual(s) ; Springwater: 1 individual(s) 
 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Driver License required ; Depends on location
Police CheckRequired
Liability InsuranceAvailable
Agency Details
Organization NameElizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe County, Youth Justice Committee/ Extra Judicial Sanctions/Restorative Justice Circles
Office Phone705-725-0613
Fax705-725-0636
Websitewww.elizabethfrysociety.com
Address & Map
102 Maple Ave
Barrie, ON L4N 1S4