Celebrating Restorative Justice Approaches

  Richard Wilson is the Diversion Coordinator for the youth and adult Alternative Measures Program. He has been working at the John Howard Society for nearly two years, this being his first time working in the non-profit sector. Richard enjoys being able to work on the front line and seeing the impact his work has

Living with Hepatitis C

World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July and brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. One of just four disease-specific global awareness days officially endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), WHD unites patient organisations,

We’re Hiring Again!

The John Howard Society of Southeastern NB Inc. is looking for a mature person that they, and others, would describe as being genuine, hopeful and honest to fill the position of Program Facilitator. This is a 2-year contract. It is essential that this person’s values and lifestyle align with the core values of the John Howard Society

Our Garden Is Growing Again!

On this day in 2014, we welcomed a group of volunteers through the United Way's Day of Caring to help us install a community garden.  Our vision was that the gardens would be a place for our staff and tenants to work together in planning, planting and growing fresh vegetables and herbs.  Three years later,

Employment Opportunities 2017

 We’re feeling pretty optimistic about 2017! In anticipation of securing a few new contracts, we want to get ahead of things and start the search for new staff to add to our great team. We are looking for people who want to join a team of hard-working, professional, fun people who take their work very

Book Clubs for Inmates: Partners in Healing reads Daring Greatly

“Only when we’re brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” – Brené Brown THE BOOK “Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable, or to dare greatly. Whether the arena is a new relationship, an important meeting, our creative

Research Forum with NBSPRN

On March 22nd, 2016, NBSPRN co-hosted the John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick’s Forum “Enhancing Public Safety through Knowledge Exchange and Connection Cross Sector Collaborators” at the Université de Moncton. The Forum brought together over 35 community organizations, non-profits, researchers, and policy makers.  The day began with keynote speakers, Nick Cutler, Acting Director, Community,

Not Just an Aboriginal Issue

by Christina Dunfield On March 29th, at 7 pm, our third speaker in the Compassionate Justice Speakers Series program will be sharing about her work on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. Cathy Martin is a member of the Millbrook First Nation in Truro, Nova Scotia. She has contributed to the development of many programs to advance the education of

Compassionate Justice Speakers Series: Refugees

Refugees to Canada: What they Need to Know This year Canada proudly welcomed 10,000 new refugees. Not all of them will have a successful experience. It’s a fact. Statistics from Canada Border Services Agency show that a small percentage will be removed from Canada every year for breaking the law. We all can play a role in

Defining Moments

Many of us can recall those moments when we look back and know that for certain that that book, or that event changed everything for us. I have had a few of them myself. After reading Essentialism by Greg McKeown, I have no trouble saying “No” without guilt. Repelling down a rock cliff (and going back up a