The Midwest Branch is Hosting Symposium 2018.
Probation Officers Week May 6-12, 2018 Probation Officers Week is a time to showcase the efforts of Probation Officers and Probation and Parole Officers to improve the lives of our clients and their families, and increase public safety. Contact your branch chair for more information about events taking place in your area, including lunch and learns, BBQs, workshops, and social gatherings. A list of PO week activities will be posted at poao.org. Branch Chairs: · North – Patrica Giroux · Southwest – Arrlynn Lafferty · Central – Susie Martin · Midwest – Tara Rolston · East – Sam Brooks 2018 Membership Membership for 2018 is open until May 31st. You can renew your membership, or join for the first time, by visiting poao.org and clicking on the membership link. You can also contact our membership coordinators Carley Hughes or Kerry Craigmile. This is a time of great change for both MCSCS and MCYS. While much of the new legislation has been focused on the institutions, the next phase will be directed towards community corrections. The POAO executive is working hard to position the Association to be a part of this transformation. The more members we have, the stronger our voice, and the more impact we can...Read More
TOP 10 REASONS TO BE PART OF THIS PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION: 1. POAO gives you a voice on relevant issues directly related to your job. Have your say! Be heard! POAO promotes the diversity of our members and respects the uniqueness i...Read More
Everywhere... // // Exploring the topic of male survivors of sexual trauma is never an easy task, especially when done from a personal perspective. Jim has taken us on a journey through some of the darkest times in his life to his brighte...Read More
Please click on the following links to view Minister Naqvi’s House statement honouring PPOs as well as the news release announcing the new Premier’s Award for Excellence in Correctional Services. PPO WEEK STATEMENT: http://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english...Read More
The foundation of the Probation Officers Association of Ontario rests firmly upon three pillars: fellowship, professionalism, and education. Over the last few weeks we have explored both fellowship and professionalism, please click this link to read the final ...Read More
When you landed that first, cushy, three-week contract (lucky!) and strolled through the doors of the probation office nearest you, you were no more a professional than a monkey wearing a suit. Sure, you were working a decent gig, but it wasn't yet a professio...Read More