GREATER SUDBURY POLICE SERVICE
Invites applications for the position of
Part-Time– YOUTH SAFETY COORDINATOR
(Part Time- 24 hours per week)
Rates as per the Sudbury Police Civilian Association:
Training Wage- $20.21
Year 1- $23.78
Year 2- $24.18
Year 3- $25.51
Year 4- $27.01
Year 5- $31.77
Under the supervision of the Community Mobilization Sergeant the Community Safety Personnel - Youth Safety Coordinator will promote and build trust in policing through active social media and relationship building as well as identify and liaise with required services. The CSP-Youth Safety will also assist, coordinate, develop and implement community safety initiatives and education to schools, media and community agencies promoting public safety throughout the community in keeping with “Our Shared Commitment to Community Safety and Well-Being” model.
Community Safety Programs
- In conjunction with the Community Mobilization Unit, coordinate and organize community safety programs enlisting the services of volunteers as required.
- Assist the Community Mobilization Unit in the organization and coordination of events such as Police Week
- Sit on various organizational committees.
- Conduct research on community needs and assist agencies in organizing and coordinating new programs that address identified community needs.
- Supply necessary materials complementing programs.
- Conduct best practices review on a variety of community safety programs and assess their applicability to community needs and their effectiveness to date.
- Coordinate and organize events and messaging for Bullying Awareness Week.
- Serve as a facilitator for GSPS programing as required.
- Assist with conflict resolution between students.
- Other related duties as may be required or directed.
- Work in conjunction with the Corporate Communications Division on a variety of media related assignments, such as:
- Prepare and create safety tips for social media
- Maintain website and Social Media sites
- Independently promote the service and ensure position messages and images
School and Community Activities
- Be visible within the school, conduct drop-ins.
- Meet with individual youth demonstrating behavioral difficulties and providing strategies and meet to monitor improvements.
- Work with parents or guardians in supporting their children.
- Submit reports as needed.
- Assist in promoting cooperative atmosphere among educators, police, and the community to promote a healthy and safe environment within each school.
- Facilitate communication and cooperation with school officials, other police personnel, courts, and other social services.
- Act as a link between the school and police in the detection and prevention of crime within the school and its surrounding communities.
- Report suspicions of criminal activity.
- Assist with the Violence, Threat, Risk, Assessment (VTRA) by following up with at risk youth and mentoring them by providing strategies, building trusting relationships and making referrals to community partners or existing GSPS programs.
- Coordinate the School Police Emergency Action Response (SPEAR) program.
- Coordinate, evaluate and modify programs based on the continuously changing needs of the community and best practices.
- Book presentations and attend on special request.
- Conduct safety lessons in all primary schools.
- Produce and design activity sheets and pamphlets.
- Organize poster, drawing, and writing contests.
- Provide support, resources, and coordinate education on various topics, such as:
- Internet Safety
- Bullying/Cyberbulling * Coordinate a number of outreach programs aimed at involving youth in activities that encourage good citizenship and provide an alternative to involvement in crime, gangs, and drugs, (ex: youth summer programs, etc.).
- Ensure requirements as outlined in the Ontario North East Region Police and School Protocol are followed.
- Evaluate school/community activities to measure overall effectiveness.
- Other related duties as may be required or directed.
- Collect and report statistical data for the Business Plan.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade 12) or equivalent.
- Class “G” Driver’s license, with good driving record.
- Bilingualism (English/French).
- Post-secondary diploma or degree in youth services worker, education, or equivalent Instructional Techniques courses or equivalent.
- Practical knowledge or experience public speaking and making presentations.
- Experience working with volunteers and/or committees.
- Experience working with children and the public.
- Experience with Web Content Management.
- Familiarity with the use of Social Media.
- Demonstrated understanding of the Criminal Code and related Acts that pertain to the duties outlined in this position.
- Demonstrated understanding of Youth Criminal Justice Act
- Demonstrated discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information.
- Demonstrated analytical thinking, observation, and problem solving abilities.
- Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in using word processing equipment and related software to an accomplished level, e.g. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
- Experience with audio/visual equipment.
- Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
- Proven organizational, time-management, prioritization and motivational skills.
- Ability to maintain accuracy with a large volume of work.
- Ability to relate courteously with members of the Service, the general public, and outside agencies.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision, and be able to produce accurate work while complying with procedures.
- Ability to work flexible hours.
Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the Greater Sudbury Police Services Employment Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
The selection process will reflect the dedication of the Greater Sudbury Police Service to the principles of Equal Opportunity.
We thank all Applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit a cover letter and resume relating your knowledge, skills and experience to the qualifications listed in this posting. Completion of a Civilian application also required (http://www.gsps.ca/en/jobsandopportunities/resources/civilian.PDF)
Submit applications by e-mail or by mail to:
Greater Sudbury Police Service
Attention: Human Resources Branch
190 Brady St. Sudbury, Ontario P3E 1C7
Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 30th 2019 at 0800hrs
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $20.21 to $31.77 /hour
- English (Required)
- French (Required)