Job ID: 21-011EJHS
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:
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.
Gang Exit and Community Outreach Services (GECOS) is a new Province-wide project of Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, in partnership with the Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer and Grande Prairie John Howard offices. GECOS shall be accessible to all participants interested in exiting gangs who are either incarcerated in any Correctional Centre or residing in the community. GECOS participants are street gang-affiliated men and women of all ethnic origins between 18-35 years old, at a high risk of re-offending, and disengaged from education or legitimate employment and may experience significant difficulties in accessing community services. GECOS participant involvement is voluntary and participants must exhibit willingness and motivation to address and achieve mutually established goals. The objective of GECOS is to arrange and provide community-based targeted interventions to reduce participant contact with the justice system and to foster participant involvement with interventions that will address their needs, such as education, employment training, financial support, treatment, housing, and prosocial supports.
Qualifications / Skills:
Conditions of Employment:
The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM but some flexibility is required. The office is located in the Transition Place Building at 10010-105 Street. Program delivery is conducted in the Edmonton area, including but not limited to institutions, treatment centers, participants residence and other community settings.
Salary: The starting salary is $50,000/year.
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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