|Company Name||Thompson Mediation Services|
|Date Posted||April 11, 2019|
Business / Finance / Administration
|Criminal Record Check Required||Yes|
|Job Apply||Please send resumes by e-mail to email@example.com|
|Other Details||Successful candidate will be required to undergo ministry-mandated security check.|
|Rate of Pay||$25/hr|
|Shift Hours||One six-hour shift per week.|
|Skills Experience||Educational background in social work considered a definite asset.|
|Start Date||As soon as possible.|
Thompson Mediation Services is looking for the right candidate to fill its Information and Referral Co-ordinator position. This part-time job consists of one six-hour shift per week.
Duties include interacting with the public and providing information to clients about resources in the area. Job will include some presentations to small groups, so experience in public speaking is considered an asset. Preference will be given to candidates who have a social work background.
Detailed job description:
The Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) is currently located at the Ontario Court of Justice, 41 Dundas Street in Napanee. FLIC is a place where individuals experiencing separation/divorce have access to free information and resources, including legal advice if they meet the guidelines set by Legal Aid Ontario. Generally, FLIC helps to meet the individual needs of clients, particularly clients who are not represented by a lawyer and are contemplating entering the family court system for the first time.
The FLIC is staffed by the Information and Referral Coordinator (IRC) and Advice/Duty Council provided through Legal Aid Ontario. The general operation is managed by court staff and clients may attend at the court counter to file documents or retrieve the required paperwork.
The IRC offers various resources and information, based on their assessment of the client’s needs; including domestic violence screening when possible.
Generally, the IRC will offer information affecting children and families on the issues impacted by separation, as well as what services/resources they can put into place to assist them through their current situation. In some instances, this may include;
The resources are available in various forms, such as written materials, on-line, DVDs, etc.
Examples of some of the materials available are:
The IRC assists clients maneuver the various systems;
The IRC will keep the resources stocked and insure they are current.
The IRC will maintain a working relationship with various service providers and community agencies both within the courthouse and the community at large to best meet the client’s needs. Utilizing the Napanee Lunch and Learn program, a forum which provides an opportunity to network and share information.
The IRC will approach the L&A Interval House, a shelter for abused women and children, to develop a protocol for mutual clients’ safety.
The IRC will work with court staff, LAO, advice lawyers and justice partners regularly to discuss service delivery and options to best meet client needs in the following ways:
Legal Aid Ontario:
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