Qullik Program Manager (JUS01202023)

Job Description:

ABOUT US: The Makivvik Justice Department helps administer justice using culturally adapted approaches which focus primarily on healing individuals, families, and the community, while also dealing with the underlying causes of crime. Para-judicial workers, local justice committees, correctional liaison agents and Gladue writers offer direct services to Nunavimmiut at various stages of the justice and correctional process.  The Justice Department consists of six (6) separate programs all relating to alternative justice initiatives in Nunavik, which includes Justice Committees, Para-Judicial Workers, Corrections Program, Gladue Reports, Record Suspension Program and Qullik Healthy Relationships.

The Qullik Program is composed of voluntary group sessions, inviting the participants to reflect on their personal and collective history, as well as on traditional Inuit values and ways that allowed and still allow to build healthy relationships, and in turn, to avoid situations of violence, abuse, control, poor emotional management etc.  The term “Qullik” signifies “stone lamp” or “light source”.  It is a program which was initiated and delivered within detention centers since 2017 and now we are looking to expand within Nunavik.  It is aimed at developing tools to promote healthy relationships amongst the Inuit culture.

We are currently seeking a QULLIK PROGRAM MANAGER who will report to the Assistant Director of the Justice Department.


  • Work in close collaboration with partnering organizations to help streamline the process of enrolling potential participants in the program. Ensures that logistical requirements are fulfilled. Acts as the primary advocate in promoting the Qullik Program to be recognized within the Judicial System as a comprehensive and necessary program to help Inuit get back on track.  Manages and ensures the program facilitators have access to adequate training to help them be successful in the performance of their duties.
  • Will oversee the program and manage the program facilitators within the selected communities across Nunavik.

 We strongly encourage Inuit beneficiaries to apply to this position. Extensive training and continuous support will be provided to employees that don’t have previous work experience in the justice system. Inuit and cultural knowledge in general will be valued.


  • Assist in the implementation and inauguration of the Qullik Program within Nunavik. This can include but is not limited to, identifying and solidifying a location where the program can be delivered within the selected communities; participate and launch the program promotional campaign in all the selected communities; identify and recruit potential facilitators in each of the selected communities; prepare and organize all the necessary materials required for the program;
  • Manages the enrollment of participants in the program and keeps track of their progress;
  • Participates and assists the facilitators in the preparation of the closing ceremonies where the successful participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the session;
  • Manages the waitlist for upcoming sessions;
  • Participates in meetings with government and / or outside organizations;
  • Organizes trainings for the Program facilitators;
  • Communicates with local councils and authorities concerning the promotion of the program;
  • Manages relationships with outside partners by communicating with them daily regarding the completion of referrals to the program;
  • Conducts performance reviews, motivates and provides support to the program facilitators;
  • Performs other administrative and professional duties required for the smooth running of the program and as assigned by the Assistant Director;
  • Act as a resource person regarding Inuit culture and traditions to government bodies and organizations, in matters relating to Justice.


  • Education: Secondary 5 completed;
  • Experience in a supervisory role;
  • Excellent communications and leadership skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and an eye for detail;
  • Reliable and autonomous;
  • Respectful, non-judgemental, discrete;
  • Available to travel for trainings, meetings, and with the travelling court upon and to support the program facilitators within their respective communities;
  • Languages: Inuktitut and/or English, French would be an asset;
  • Good English writing skills;
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet;
  • Knowledge of the social, judicial or correctional field is an asset.


All marginal benefits available to employees of the Corporation as outlined in the Makivvik Corporation Human Resources Policy Manual

It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.


We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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You can apply by visiting our website at www.makivik.org/jobs

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