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Job Number:  57444
Settlement Practitioner
Job Posted: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
(in 7 days)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 20.88 - 22.16

SETTLEMENT PRACTITIONER

Job Number: 11769

Title: Settlement Practitioner

Nature: Part-time (27 hours/week)

Number of Positions: 1

Salary: $20.88 to $22.16/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 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: 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 newcomers
  • 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
  • Experienced in Working with immigrants and/or refugee clients
  • Knowledge of settlement information/resources
  • Knowledgeable of the geographic area served
  • Experienced in conducting workshops & events
  • Experienced in one-on-one settlement service delivery
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal & intercultural communication techniques

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluent in spoken and strong written in English; second language in Arabic language is an asset
  • Strong communication (written / verbal) and group facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time & resource management 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
  • Ability to design, promote, deliver and facilitate orientation and education workshops

 

Other Requirements:

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

 

Additional Information:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

Interested candidates please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via email to  by September 23, 2019 using the following e-mail subject line: Settlement Practitioner

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 by submitting a cover letter and resume via email to by September 23, 2019 using the following e-mail subject line: Settlement Practitioner

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
E-mail:
www:   www.successbc.ca/career/11769-settlement-practitioner/


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