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Job Details

Job Number:  55840
Settlement Practitioner (Labour Market Specialist)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Closing Date: Saturday, 31 August 2019
(in 7 days)
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey-Delta, BC Salary: 20.88 - 23.49


Job Number: 11722

Title:  Settlement Practitioner (Labour Market Specialist)

Nature: Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $20.88 to $23.49/hour (depending on qualifications and experience)

Location: Surrey/Delta region


About the Position:

Deliver outcome-oriented settlement program to IRCC eligible newcomers with a focus on settlement. SUCCESS Settlement Practitioner (Labour Market Specialist) provides individual/group employment and settlement services for seniors, women, men and youth under these components:  a) Needs Assessments and Referrals, b) Information and Orientation, c) Employment Related Services, d) Community Connections and e) Support Services.

Reports to: Settlement Coordinator


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs formal review of newcomer needs across a broad spectrum of settlement areas (language, employment, housing, community connections, etc.)
  • Develops Settlement Plan and follow-up support for newcomers based on identified needs and government / professional / business /community services available
  • Refers clients to appropriate employment services as needed e.g. skills training
  • Provides newcomers with client-centred settlement and integration information
  • Delivers one-on-one consultation in-person, by phone and online
  • Liaises with government / professional / business /employers/community services as necessary to ensure the provision of accurate and detailed information to newcomers
  • Plans and implements large and small events
  • Occasionally, performs interpretation for workshop speakers
  • Occasionally, translates resources for newcomer
  • Outreach to newcomers through participating in hiring and community events
  • Supplies up-to-date information to Regional Manager and Settlement Coordinator in respective region regarding changes to settlement information, community services, government departments & procedures
  • Works on improving program service outcomes and day-to-day services to newcomers by participating in professional development as assigned
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Regional Manager and/or Settlement Coordinator in respective Region

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences
  • Career Development Practitioner (CDP) Certificate an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge about settlement and employment information and resources
  • Experienced in Working with immigrants and/or refugee clients
  • Knowledge of settlement information/resources and willing to learn
  • Knowledgeable of the geographic area served
  • Experienced in conducting workshops & events
  • Experienced in one-on-one settlement service delivery
  • Experienced in Employment services
  • Excellent time & resource management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal & intercultural communication techniques


Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluent in spoken and strong written in English & second language in Cantonese/Mandarin or Tagalog is an asset
  • Strong communication (written / verbal) and group facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills (including internet proficiency)
  • Demonstrated active listening skills
  • Ability to work with individuals and communities facing cultural adjustment challenges
  • Ability to create, and maintain client records and reports
  • Able to design, promote, deliver and facilitate orientation and education workshops


Other Requirements:

  • Able to travel among regions in the Surrey-Delta regions
  • Able to work at different services locations, when necessary
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Clear Criminal Record Check required


How to Apply:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply using the following e-mail subject line “Settlement Practitioner” and submitting your applications to: 


This position is open until filled. Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply using the following e-mail subject line “Settlement Practitioner” and submitting your application to:

This position is open until filled. Resume and cover letter should not be longer than 3 pages. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details
www:   www.successbc.ca/career/11722-settlement-practitioner-labour-market-specialist-2/

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