The John Howard Society of Niagara is searching for relief employees who will be scheduled for work on a casual or intermittent basis.

This position is responsible for delivering the Non-Residential Attendance Centre program across the Niagara Region.   NRAC services high-risk youth ages 12-17 involved with the criminal justice system who have been referred to the program by the court or by a probation officer.  This position is responsible for providing direct services; including client supervision, communication with families and the community, probation and court, as well as the development, implementation and maintenance of a cognitive behavioral curriculum.

The Attendance Centre Counselor works with probation officers to monitor and supervise the terms of a court order.  This position reports directly to the Supervisor – Justice Services.


  • Successful completion of post secondary studies, either a degree or a diploma, or equivalencies
  • 3 – 5 years related experience working with high-risk youth, with a demonstrated ability to effectively engage and motivate them
  • Experience with cognitive-based theories and how they relate to youth program development
  • A demonstrated knowledge with regard to the criminal justice system and relevant legislation
  • Demonstrated experience with individual/group counseling and facilitation skills
  • A demonstrated ability to implement cognitive-based programs on an individual and group basis
  • Ability to work a range of shifts, including afternoons and evenings
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle with a satisfactory driving record and automobile insurance of at least one million dollars
  • A satisfactory criminal reference check in accordance with the John Howard Society of Niagara’s policy

Annual Salary Range: $39,800 to $45,300

If you are interested in applying for this position, apply in writing, relating your experience and skills to the above specifications to:

Director of Human Resources
Fax: 905.984.6918


Complete the form below. Be sure to upload your cover letter and resume where indicated.

How to Apply

To apply for a position at the John Howard Society of Niagara, you may fax your cover letter, indicating for which posting and location you are applying, and resume to the appropriate location OR you may apply by completing the form below. Be sure to upload your cover letter and resume where indicated.

St. Catharines, ON
Fax: 905.984.6918
Welland, ON
Fax: 905.732.2912
Fort Erie, ON
Fax: 905.871.9265

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