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Job Number:  37157
Chinese Settlement Worker- Cantonese
Job Posted: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 29 August 2017
(in 8 days)
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Richmond Salary: $19.80 hourly

Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) is a non-profit organization committed to serving the diverse communities of Richmond for over 30 years. We do this by providing services for newcomers as well as multiculturalism and diversity work. RMCS invites applications for the following position:

 

Chinese Settlement Worker- Cantonese (14 hours/week)

 

Chinese Settlement Worker assists and supports immigrants and refugees in their settlement and adaptation to life in Canada.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide orientation information, referrals and settlement counselling services to newcomers
  • Assist clients to access other services by providing accompaniment, language and cultural interpretation, and other necessary support
  • Perform settlement Pathway services (Case Management)
  • Organize and facilitate orientation workshops and life-skill and education courses
  • Organize and assist special events for newcomers
  • Record, maintain and report client data and information; complete all the reports required
  • Participate in internal and external meetings
  • Share up-to-date information on service trends
  • Attend professional development training
  • Participate in community events
  • Design program brochures and flyers
  • Promote and disseminate settlement services through all possible channels
  • Promote and market our services to the community and potential clients
  • Provide a written report of activities in a timely manner
  • Attend regular staff meetings, agency events and community events
  • Assist with other activities as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Social Services or a related field
  • Must have thorough knowledge of settlement issues facing new immigrants
  • Must have strong customer service skills and demonstrated ability to liaise with community organizations in Richmond
  • Must have experience in conducting various methods of outreach and marketing
  • Knowledge of the Chinese culture and Cantonese and/or other Chinese languages; highly proficient in oral and written English
  • Very good written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent record keeping skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as the ability to work as part of a team
  • Culturally sensitive and open to developing and acquiring new skills
  • Must have a car and class 5 driving license
  • Available to work some evenings and weekend hours as needed

 

Posting Closes on: August 29, 2017

 

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Ashok Rattan, Settlement Program Coordinator

Richmond Multicultural Community Services

210-7000 Minoru Blvd.

Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5

Email:

Fax: (604)279-7168

 

How to Apply:
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Ashok Rattan
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
#210-7000
Minoru Blvd.
Richmond , BC, V6Y3Z5

Fax: 604-279-7168
E-mail:
Contact Details:
Ashok Rattan
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
#210-7000
Minoru Blvd.
Richmond , BC, V6Y3Z5

Fax: 604-279-7168
E-mail:
www:   www.rmcs.bc.ca


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