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Job Number:  45951
Settlement and Work Access Worker
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 17 July 2018
(68 days ago)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $21.20 to 21.84 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

POSITION:     

Settlement and Work Access Worker

 

DEPARTMENT:

Family and Settlement Services

 

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the supervision of the program Coordinator, Settlement and Work Access Worker provides direct clients service and program delivery support for refugees and refugee claimants. Through integrated services approach, the Settlement and Work Access Worker provides one-on-one detailed needs assessment and referrals, one-on-one information and orientation, group information and orientation, guided pathway support, community connections, client outreach, service bridging, resource development, and delivery assistance to eligible clients. The Settlement and Work Access Worker also provides basic employment related information that includes: applying for a work permit, applying for a social insurance number, providing basic information about the labour market, providing employment information to persons with no status prior to making refugee claims and during the refugee claim process.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Humanities, or Counselling or High School completion and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and life experience.
  • Some experience (1-2 yr.) in social service and group facilitation; and experienced in establishing professional boundaries with clients.
  • Working knowledge of the refugee claimants and refugee experience, and empathetic listening and service linking techniques;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian legal, political, cultural, labour, educational, and economic systems;
  • Knowledge relating to a specific ethnocultural minority community and the community resources that are available for clients. 
  • Working knowledge of standard office equipment and software applications (word processing and databases).
  • Ability to speak read and write in fluent English and in an additional language; and basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge in counselling skills, group facilitation skills, advocacy skills and organizational skills
  • Knowledge in developing and delivering workshops
  • Knowledge working with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

OTHER REQUIREMENT:

  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Access to and use of a vehicle which has business use insurance coverage

HOURS:

28 hours per week. The worker works in various locations including the Fraser Valley.

 

STARTING PAY:

$21.20 to 21.84 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

 

TERM:

Permanent contract dependent on government funding.

 

RESUMES TO:

ATTN: Saleem Spindari, Manager, Community Outreach and Advocacy Programs at

 

To be considered for this position, candidates must include a cover letter demonstrating relevant work experience.

 

Please reference “Settlement and Work Access Worker” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (WORD / PDF format).

 

DEADLINE:

July 17, 2018

 

NOTE:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Posting Date:

 

July 3, 2018

 

 

MOSAIC is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities for all members of the community

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
RESUMES TO:
ATTN: Saleem Spindari, Manager, Community Outreach and Advocacy Programs at

To be considered for this position, candidates must include a cover letter demonstrating relevant work experience.

Please reference “Settlement and Work Access Worker” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (WORD / PDF format).

DEADLINE: July 17, 2018

NOTE: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Girlly E Cumberland
MOSAIC
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9

Tel: (604) 254-9626
E-mail:
www:   www.mosaicbc.org


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