Youth Justice Committee Volunteer

(Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program)

Position ID: V-MID0309
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 10 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Youth Justice Committee Volunteer

Contact Victoria Gordon-Hudson, Volunteer Coordinator/Restorative Justice Facilitator, The Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka; Phone: * 705-794-4002; Fax: 705-725-0636; Email:

Youth Justice Committee's (YJC) bring together youth 12-17 who have been involved in the criminal justice system, their parent(s), and trained members of the community. In this role: 
* you would attend YJC meetings to determine appropriate and meaningful ways for the youth to make amends for their actions.  
* ensure that the youth is aware of the purpose of the meeting, and discuss police report information. 
* explore perspectives of all parties, including the youth and others represented at t he meeting, such as community members, community agency representatives, and the parent(s). 
* present and agree upon appropriate sanctions for the youth. 
* provide information and referrals to supportive community agency programs. 
* respect the confidentiality of the youth and other YJC members.

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Benefits Assist and strengthen the community by reducing recidivism rates and fostering healthier relationships.
Clients Youth ages 12-17 in conflict with the law, and going through the youth criminal justice system.
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Advocacy ; Child & Family Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Information & Referral Services ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Team Work ; Should have an understanding of the Criminal Justice System, and Extrajudicial Sanctions/Measures.
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level Small Group
Minimum Hours 3 / Month
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Varies with activity locations
Location Simcoe County, including Collingwood, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia
Number of Positions Collingwood ; Elmvale ; Midhurst ; Midland ; New Tecumseth ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Severn ; Simcoe County ; Springwater ; Stayner ; Stroud ; Tay ; Tiny ; Wasaga Beach ; Waubaushene ; Wyebridge ; Wyevale
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Training on the job
Transportation Near public transit ; Driver License required ; Depends on location
Police Check Required
Liability Insurance Available
Community Sets Barrie ; South Simcoe ; VC - North Simcoe ; VC - Orillia & Area ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Elizabeth Fry Society Simcoe Muskoka, Volunteer Program

Office Phone 705-725-0613
Fax 705-725-0636
Address & Map
102 Maple Ave
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 1S4
Mailing Address 102 Maple Ave 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4N 1S4