Native Courtworker Posting | Position: Native Courtworker
The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC) provides culturally appropriate services to Indigenous people and communities consistent with their needs. Our services are accomplished by assisting persons involved in the criminal justice system; providing access to counselling and
referral services for clients with substance abuse and detox support issues; providing advocate services for
Indigenous family and youth. Our dedicated employees are responsible to the needs of the community by
providing quality, innovative and educational options where people are treated with dignity and respect.

The Position
We are looking for an individual that can support our clients by ensuring that the needs of all Indigenous people going through the BC justice system are fully met. This position is based in the Chilliwack office located at 404-8705 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4P3 and is responsible for covering Chilliwack, Abbottsford, Hope and Mission. Under the supervision of the Regional Manager. This position is subject to the policies and procedures of the Association and agreeing to join the British Columbia Government and Service Employees’ Union.

Duties and Responsibilities 

This position will act as an intermediary between Indigenous accused and the criminal justice system. Some of the duties and responsibilities, the incumbent will:
• Provide support on Court procedures and processes, arrange for and/or attend court and legal appointments as necessary
• Assist in completing affidavits and all other legal forms
• Support the accused in navigating the Criminal justice system
• Provide referrals for complementary and alternative services that support Court process
• Maintain knowledge of current and new legislation that pertains to all aspects of the Court process
• Maintain partnerships with agencies and programs that support program
• Ensure that cultural support is provided.

For full details on the Native Courtworker job description, please visit here. For other career options with Native Courtworker and counselling Association of British Colombia, please visit their career services page here.

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