North Shore Restorative Justice Society (NSRJS) is a non-profit society that seeks to develop, promote, and provide restorative approaches to prevent and heal harm caused by conflict and crime. We are looking to expand our team and hire a full-time (35 hours/week) Restorative Engagement in Schools Facilitator on a one-year contract. This job has the possibility of continuing, depending on funding. As our Restorative Engagement Facilitator, you will be responsible for handling cases of school-based conflict as well as supporting other work of the Restorative Justice in Education Initiative team.
North Shore Restorative Justice Society supports the long-term practice, sustainability, and development of restorative approaches. The Restorative Justice in Education Initiative (RJEI) runs several programs, including the well-established Circles in Schools program, the Youth Justice Lab, and the newly formed Restorative Engagement in Schools (RES). RES uses a variety of facilitation techniques that seek to respond to school-based conflict and harm by applying principles of restorative justice. The Restorative Engagement Facilitator will work alongside the RJEI Program Manager and the RJEI Program Coordinator in the co-facilitation of circles, dialogue sessions, and targeted restorative response processes to address harm in schools across the North Shore. The Restorative Engagement Facilitator will also assist in raising awareness of restorative approaches in schools, and maintain relationships with teachers and students to support a system of integrated restorative skills, practices, and processes in our partner schools.
Terms of employment for this position include the following considerations:
Use of your own vehicle is required. All applicants must be able to pass both a criminal record check and an enhanced reliability clearance.
North Shore Restorative Justice Society is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive and equitable working environment. We encourage applications from all genders, Indigenous and racialized peoples, and persons with disabilities.
NSRJS honours the Elders and Knowledge Holders, past, present and future, and acknowledges
with gratitude that our work takes place in communities situated on the traditional, ancestral
and unceded territories of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Uxwumixw
(Squamish), and Səlílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.
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