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Job Number:  37582
Youth Settlement Coach, Building Youth Connections
Job Posted: Thursday, 24 August 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 18 September 2017
(64 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Youth Settlement Coach, Immigration, Settlement, and Employment Program

Full Time Term 37.5hrs/week


Make a difference in the life of a child


Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development of more than 38,000 young people and their families each year.


Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.


If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!



The Full Time Settlement Coach is responsible for recruiting and processes referrals for immigrant youth up to 24 years who require support in their settlement and integration into Calgary and Canada. The coach will provide individual needs assessment on language, employment, education, basic needs, immigration status, and community involvement. They provide coaching, referrals, follow up, and advocacy for immigrant youth.  This position works collaboratively with other agencies and community groups to identify immigrant youth in need and connect them with resources required for successful integration. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishes working relationships with other immigrant serving agencies, community programs, and cultural groups in order to identify and receive referrals for immigrant youth.
  • Maintains and develops professional relationships with external agencies/groups such as community associations, schools, government representatives, faith organizations, and immigrant servicing agencies
  • Conduct a needs based assessment in all areas related to immigration and settlement
  • Identify needs that can be addressed through case management and create plan to meet needs
  • Identity needs that can be met through other community resources and make referrals when appropriate. Will provide transportation, support, and follow up for referrals 
  • Assists youth through relationship based case management and one-on-one coaching to identify their strengths, needs and goals. 
  • Support and empower youth to build a sense of personal agency with a sense of control over their own lives 
  • Engage youth and promote youth participation in goal making and integration efforts 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education, Child and Youth Care, Behavioral Science, Psychology, Intercultural Studies, or a related discipline with a concentration on cultural studies and 3-4 years experience in working with immigrant youth and/or populations and employment in a community setting and 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Proven leadership skills to work independently, as part of the staff team, as well as a larger Agency team
  • Strong sense of accountability and transparency with frontline staff team and Managing supervisor
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience working from strength-based and developmental asset-based framework with youth and in case management service delivery 
  • Culturally competent with an understanding of the immigration process and issues affecting immigrants and refugees including the impact of racism and discrimination of young newcomers 
  • Knowledge of local immigrant communities and experience specific to immigrants, local employment landscape , and local employment support for youth
  • Able to work flexible hours according to the needs of the youth, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Experience developing budgets and working with Excel
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Current Standard First Aid / Basic Rescuer CPR.
  • Valid driver’s license and a driver’s abstract with minimal demerits

Please Note: Successful candidates will complete criminal record check and child intervention record check at the time of new hire paperwork.  A criminal record check and child intervention record check dated within 6 months of the interview date will also be accepted.


We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/

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