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About the Position
Position # 2548
OrganizationCommunity Justice Initiatives
Position Mentor - Stride Night at the Women's Prison
Location Grand Valley Institution for Women, 1575 Homer Watson Boulevard, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement CJI strives to build a safer, more connected community through supporting creative, peaceful solutions in situations of conflict or harm. Restorative Justice principles are at the heart of everything we do.
Description Participate in weekly relationship-building activities with the residents of Grand Valley Institution for Women. Sample activities include crafts, volleyball, and guest speakers.

There is an age restriction on this program; you need to be 25 years of age or older.
Requirements Confidentiality
Training Details Four weeks of training (one evening per week) provides volunteers with an overview of issues and challenges faced by federally sentenced women, the federal justice system, and reintegration issues that women face upon release.

There are required fingerprinting costs.
Working Conditions Volunteers must have a good understanding of personal boundaries and be willing to work in a flexible environment. A willingness to be non-judgmental, committed, and caring are assets.
Duration 1 year or more
Timing Weekday - Evening
Time Detail Programming takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Age 25+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space
Area(s) of Interest Arts/Culture, Caring Support, Mentoring / Tutoring
Skill(s) Coaching, Interpersonal Communication, Motivate Others, Problem Solving, Respect, Creating
How to Apply
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Contact Peggy LaFlamme
Phone 519-744-6549 Ext. 208
Address 49 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2G9


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