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Job Number:  56590
Settlement Practitioner
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 23 August 2019
(closing today)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Region: North Coast / Nechako / North East Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 20.88 - 22.76

SETTLEMENT PRACTITIONER

Job Number: 11713

Title:  Settlement Practitioner

Nature: Part-time (19.5 hours per week)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $20.88 to $22.76/hour (depending on qualifications and experience)

Location: Fort St John Region

 

About the Position:

Deliver outcome-oriented settlement program to IRCC eligible newcomers (permanent residents, live-in caregivers and refugees). SUCCESS Settlement Practitioner provides 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: Regional Manager

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs formal review of newcomer needs across a broad spectrum of settlement areas (language, employment, housing, community connections, etc.)
  • Develop Settlement Plan and follow-up support for newcomers based on identified needs and government / professional / business /community services available
  • Performs clients’ data entry using IRCC provided system
  • Refers or arranges clients to appropriate services as needed e.g. crisis counselling
  • Provides newcomers with client-centered settlement and integration information and orientation services about Canada and the community they intend to settle
  • Delivers one-on-one consultation in-person, via email, Online and by phone
  • Provide information and orientation through workshops, group sessions and classes
  • Liaises with government / professional / business /schools /community services as necessary to ensure the provision of accurate and detailed information to newcomers and client settlement needs are met
  • Facilitates bridging activities such as mentoring between newcomers and Canadian citizens, employers, businesses, professionals and public institutions
  • Facilitates guided visits for newcomers to foster familiarization to existing government and community resources and support
  • Plans and implements large and small events
  • Performs cultural interpretation between clients and service providers
  • Occasionally, performs interpretation for workshop speakers where applicable
  • Occasionally, translates resources for newcomers
  • Outreach to newcomers through participating community events
  • Attends program meetings on service delivery issues
  • Supplies up-to-date information to Regional Manager or Settlement Coordinator in Fort St John region regarding changes to community services, government departments and 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 or Settlement Coordinator in Fort St John region

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences
  • Experienced in working with immigrants, live-in caregivers and refugees
  • Demonstrated knowledge about settlement information and resources
  • Knowledgeable of the geographic area served
  • Experienced in conducting workshops and events
  • Experienced in one-on-one settlement service delivery
  • Excellent time and resource management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal and intercultural communication techniques
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the IRCC components

  

 Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluent in spoken and strong written in English & a second language is an asset.
  • Strong communication (written / verbal) and group facilitation skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Able to work independently and as 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 work occasional 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 by emailing your application by 5:00 PM (MST), on Friday, August 23, 2019, using the following e-mail subject line “Settlement Practitioner and submitting applications to 

 

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. No phone calls please.

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 by emailing your application by 5:00 PM (MST), on Friday, August 23, 2019, using the following e-mail subject line “Settlement Practitioner and submitting applications to

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. No phone calls please.
Contact Details
E-mail:
www:   www.successbc.ca/career/11714-settlement-practitioner/


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