Job Posting 101744

Farsi/Dari Pashto Settlement Worker
Richmond Multicultural Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Richmond
closes in 11 days (Mon, 24 Jun)
part time  •  $25.68 hourly

Richmond Multicultural Community Services (RMCS) is a non-profit organization committed to serving the diverse communities of Richmond for over 39 years. We do this by providing services for newcomers as well as promoting multiculturalism and diversity. RMCS invites applications for the following position:

Position:

Farsi/Dari Pashto Settlement Worker-21 hours

Job Description:

This position entails the role of Farsi/Dari/ Pashto Speaking Settlement Worker. The successful candidate will assist and support immigrants and refugees in their settlement and adaptation to life in Canada

Responsibilities:

- Provide orientation information, referrals, and settlement counselling services to newcomers.

- Assist clients in accessing other services by providing accompaniment, language and cultural interpretation, and other necessary support.

- Perform Settlement Pathway services (Case Management).

- Organize and facilitate orientation workshops, life-skill and education courses, and special events for newcomers.

- Record, maintain, and report client data and information; complete all required reports.

- Participate in internal and external meetings, community events, and professional development training.

- Share up-to-date information on service trends.

- Promote and disseminate settlement services through all possible channels, and market our services to the community and potential clients.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

- Diploma in Social Services or a related field.

- Thorough knowledge of settlement issues facing new immigrants.

- Strong customer service skills and demonstrated ability to liaise with community organizations in Richmond.

- Experience in conducting various methods of outreach and marketing.

- Experience working with the Persian and Afghan communities.

- Knowledge of Persian and Afghan culture and languages; highly proficient in spoken and written English and Farsi/Dari/Pashto

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office.

- Excellent interpersonal skills.

- Knowledge of community resources and services.

- Ability to keep track of many details, work well under pressure, and take initiative.

- Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as part of a team.

- Culturally sensitive and open to developing and acquiring new skills.

- Must have a car and class 5 driving license.

- Available to work some evenings and weekends.

- Flexibility with hours of work is required to meet Society's needs

Wage: $25.68/hour

Closing Date: June 24, 2024

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

ATTN: Ashok Rattan, Settlement Program Coordinator

Richmond Multicultural Community Services

210-7000 Minoru Boulevard

Richmond, BC, V6Y3Z5

Fax: 604-279-7160

Email:

RMCS values diversity and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace. We appreciate all candidates for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will receive further communication. We encourage individuals from equity-deserving groups to apply and bring their unique perspectives to our team.

 

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