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Dione Thomas | Community Justice / Diversion Worker | Toronto, Canada Area Hot
Written by MiJobz 6077202     October 16, 2013    
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Resourceful counselor with sound active listening, assessment, case management and time management skills seeking a challenging caseworker position within a dynamic community based agency. Fluently bilingual with strong critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to identify, assess and analyze complex or sensitive issues and propose solutions.

Dione Thomas - Community Justice / Diversion Worker


  • Addictions counseling, employment counseling, conducting research, forensic investigation, psychological assessment.
  • Conducted client intakes and assessments to determine the appropriate community-based sanctions 
  • Referred clients to addictions and mental health programs and assisted in arranging community service
  • Advocated for clients in court and applied supportive counselling skills to manage a dynamic caseload

Contact Details

Dione Thomas



Work Experience

Work Experience
• Community Justice / Diversion Worker
John Howard Society of Toronto
August 2012 – Present (1 year 3 months)Toronto, Canada Area

• Student Placement
John Howard Society of Toronto
May 2012 – July 2012 (3 months)Toronto, Canada Area

• Legal Worker
Legal Aid Ontario
February 2011 – March 2012 (1 year 2 months)Toronto, Ontario
* Collected information about clients using interviews, case histories and other assessment methods to identify appropriate services

• Area Committee Coordinator
Legal Aid Ontario
November 2010 – February 2011 (4 months)Toronto, Ontario
* Reviewed appeal applications, determined client eligibility for services and provided referrals to community legal services providers

• Administrative Clerk
Toronto Police Service
February 2009 – November 2010 (1 year 10 months)Toronto, ON

• Bilingual Credit Analyst
B2B Trust
December 2008 – January 2009 (2 months)Toronto, ON

• Research Assistant & Educational Consultant Intern
Government of Alberta
September 2006 – August 2008 (2 years)Edmonton, Canada Area
Past Employers
• John Howard Society of Toronto, Legal Aid Ontario, Toronto Police Service

Preferred Roles

Preferred Roles
• Desired job title: caseworker/Psychological Assessment
• Desired industry: Any
• Location:Toronto, Canada Area


Which languages do you speak?
English, French
Do you have a degree?
BA, Psychology, Behavioural Science, Anthropology
University attended?
McGill University
Schools Attended
McMaster University Addictions Careworker, Addictions counselling 2011 – 2012, University of Teesside MSc, Forensic Investigation 2004 – 2005, McGill University BA, Psychology, Behavioural Science, Anthropology 1999 – 2003
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