External PostingCommunity Justice and Mediation Program Coordinator

Closing Date: January 29th, 2021
Posted Date: January 13th, 2021


The Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council (KTC) is comprised of the member Nations of: Loon River First Nation – #476, Lubicon Lake Band – #453, Peerless Trout First Nation – #478, Whitefish Lake First Nation – #459 and Woodland Cree First Nation – #474.  KTC was formed in 1995 to facilitate joint action by the member Nations on matters of mutual concern.

While there are many similarities between the Five (5) KTC member Nations, each has its own unique character and features.  All are surrounded by a warmth and beauty rich with culture and traditions of the Cree people.

The primary role of the Tribal Council is to provide guidance and support to the individual member First Nations in developing and achieving success in the management and administration of their own programs with the intent of developing self-reliance.


Job Title:  Community and Mediation Justice Program Coordinator

Location:  Atikameg (Temporarily Remote due to COVID – 19)

Shift: M-F, 35 Hours/week; in Emergencies as required

Closing Date: January 29, 2021




Duties & Responsibilities

The Community Justice and Mediation Program Coordinator is dedicated to supporting KTC Nations in addressing their justice programs and concerns.  The Coordinator will work with member Nations, Elders, Leadership and youth to support alternative peace-making processes based on Indigenous restorative justice circles.  The coordinator will also support the establishment of an arbitration and mediation program for each member Nation, including the coordination of training of local arbitrators and mediators. 


Experience and Education:

  • Graduation from, or extensive work-related experience in the following fields:  Aboriginal Community Justice, Alternative Justice, Law, Criminology, Law and Justice, Law Enforcement, Social Work, Psychology, and/or Community Services
  • Mediation/Arbitration training
  • Trained in de-escalation techniques and healing engagement (trauma-informed best practices)
  • Understanding of Indigenous Justice and Restorative Justice practices
  • Conflict resolution training
  • Equivalencies will be considered


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with the KTC Leaders in creating the Community Council of Elders to facilitate community justice values and principles
  • Mediation/Arbitration for KTC Community Members
  • Provide the training for the Community Council members and volunteers
  • Prepare and submit program activity reports, as required by KTC before the deadline date
  • Ensure that all program deliverables are met
  • Apply for grants, and source additional resources for the program
  • Develop, design, implement, facilitate workshops/programs such as an Alternative Measures Program, Youth Programs, Sentencing Circles, etc.
  • Justice committee training/development
  • Promote and educate about the Aboriginal Community Justice Program to KTC community members, KTC colleagues, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal service providers, justice personnel and others as required


Skills and Attributes:

  • Effective written, communication and computer skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of issues at the same time and work under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills



  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Cree language is an asset
  • Must provide a current criminal record check
  • Must have access to a vehicle and be able to travel to the communities
  • Must provide a current driver’s abstract


Please submit:

A cover letter and resume with 3 professional references giving KTC expressed written permission to contact your references.  Please send your complete package too:

Sonja Voyageur, Human Resource Coordinator at ktchr@ktcadmin.ca

We sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Send Resumes To:

Sonja Voyageur, Human Resource Coordinator


**We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted**