The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary is a community-based non-profit organization. We offer pathways to healing for women in conflict, or at risk of being in conflict, with the law by providing opportunities through supports and advocacy.
The Regional Court Liaison will provide support services to adults and youth making their first court appearances at three rural courthouses. The courthouses in Canmore, Cochrane, Didsbury) will be served on a regular rotation of one morning per week at each location. An additional day will be spent at the EFry main office in Calgary.
Specifically, the Regional Court Liaison will:
a) Provide current and accurate information regarding court procedures, plea options, and legal processes to clients directly or through the use of volunteers.
b) Make appropriate referrals to additional community and legal resources directly or through the use of volunteers.
c) Advocate on behalf of clients through interactions with lawyers, crown prosecutors, clerks and court security personnel.
The EFry volunteer program will seek to support the Liaison with trained local volunteers in each location.
Please note: this is a permanent part time position (20 hours per week) beginning Jan 6, 2014.
If this interests you, do you have
EFry offers a competitive salary, mileage compensation, professional development opportunities and an exciting and progressive team environment.
Please submit your resume and cover letter, by 9 a.m. on Fri Nov 29th to
Katelyn Lucas, Program Director