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Community and Justice Services Diploma: Inuit Correctional Caseworkers

Press Release

24 February 2020

Are you interested in an education and a career in Justice Services?

The Government of Nunavut is seeking Nunavut Inuit to participate in a two-year Community and Justice Services Diploma, leading to the development of a skilled and engaged Inuit workforce in Correctional Casework.

Corrections in Nunavut is responsible for adult and youth institutional services, probation, and aftercare. It includes a range of services including custodial care, health care, mental health and rehabilitative services, and support for community reintegration.

Courses start May 2020 at Algonquin College in Ottawa, with a combination of 24 instructor-led and online courses at Algonquin College, followed by on-the-job training in one of the various correctional facilities across Nunavut.

Financial Assistance is available to students and all travel expenses, tuition and course fees will be covered while studying at Algonquin College. A maximum of 10 students will be accepted in the program. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or be of Mature Student age (19 years of age or older).

A resumé, a brief summary about your interest to work in corrections and a satisfactory criminal records check are required. To apply or for more information, contact JP Deroy, Director of Corrections, at [email protected] or 867-975-6501.

For more information on corrections in our territory, please read the attached information sheet.

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Media Contact:

Karlee Kendall
Policy and Communications Analyst
Department of Justice
867-975-6174
[email protected]

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