Employment Opportunities

Court Worker

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Court Worker

  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Catherine Babich, Administrative Assistant EMAIL: catherine_babich@can.salvationarmy.org OR FAX: 519-432-6306 OR MAIL: Correctional and Justice Services Attention: Catherine Babich, Administrative Assistant 281 Wellington Street, London, ON N6B 2L4

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Creating an environment that will support the effective function and process of daily court activities.

Provide and supervise the delivery of a variety of court-related activities.
Liaise with and provide assistance to the courts, court staff and community partners.
Provide practical, emotional and spiritual support to accused family members and friends.
Support, mentor and train student and volunteers.
Provide information to the public regarding the criminal courts and justice system.
Visit accused persons in cells, assess requests for assistance and determine appropriate responses.
Receive requests from lawyers for accommodation for clients and make referrals to accommodation following
proper procedures.
Follow up with clients and/or family members outside courthouse where required.
Complete statistics and referrals as required.
Perform other position related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will possess:
Degree/Diploma in Social Services/Social Sciences preferred.
Minimum of three (3) months of prior related experience, including relevant experience, i.e. Justice System court procedures.
Possess current First Aid, CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificates.
Valid Ontario class “G” Driver’s License, own vehicle and valid insurance is required, a current original copy of drivers abstract that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
Experience teaching adults, motivational learning and teaching.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Self-motivated and disciplined.
Experience/Working knowledge in spread sheet use (Excel).
Competent computer skills.
Provide an original copy of a Criminal Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is
satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either
through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

This is a permanent, full time position Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week (1 hour unpaid lunch). Some flexibility in scheduling is required.
Start Date: As soon as posssible

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

Please no phone calls.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.