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Job Number:  59557
Settlement Practitioner
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 December 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 13 December 2019
(tomorrow)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $20.88 to $22.16/hour

SETTLEMENT PRACTITIONER

Job Number: 11808

Title:  Settlement Practitioner

Nature: Full-time (35 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 eligible newcomers with a focus on settlement. The 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 (i.e. language, employment, housing, community connections, etc.)
  • Develops Settlement Plan and follow-up support for newcomers based on identified needs and government, professional, business and 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 and 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
  • Provides up-to-date information to Regional Manager and Settlement Coordinator regarding changes to settlement information, 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 and/or Settlement Coordinator

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences
  • Experience in working with immigrants and/or refugees
  • Knowledge of settlement information and resources
  • Experience in conducting workshops and events
  • Experience in one-on-one settlement service delivery
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal & intercultural communication techniques

 

Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English; second language in Arabic, Somali, Mandarin, Vietnamese or Spanish is an asset
  • Strong group facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Excellent time and resource management skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Strong computer skills (including internet proficiency)
  • Able to work with individuals and communities facing cultural adjustment challenges
  • Able to create and maintain client records and reports
  • Able to design, promote, deliver and facilitate orientation and educational workshops

 

Other Requirements:

  • Travel among Surrey-Delta regions may be required
  • Work at different services locations, may be required
  • Work on evenings and weekends may be required
  • 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 submitting a cover letter and resume via e-mail by December 13, 2019 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.

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 e-mail by December 13, 2019 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.
Contact Details
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www:   www.successbc.ca/career/11808-settlement-practitioner/


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