Job Posting 70002

Francophone Engagement Manager
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Society and Service Agencies of BC)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 17 days ago (Mon, 26 Apr)
full time - term / contract  •  $32.50 / hour


Position: Francophone Engagement Manager


Purpose: Collaborate with existing organizations that support francophone organizations to promote dialogue and capacity-building resources to enhance francophone service delivery for newcomers. The Francophone Engagement Manager will provide support to the BC’s francophone settlement and integration service providers through developing francophone settlement specific content for AMSSA’s activities and resources. The Francophone Engagement Manager works closely with the AMSSA’s Settlement and Integration Services team and other team members.


Reports to: Chief Executive Officer


Hours & location: A 35-hour / week combination of remote work and work from AMSSA’s office located at 4445 Norfolk Street, Burnaby BC.


Salary: $32.50 / hour

            Eligible for benefits after three months


Classification: Contract April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022 with possibility of extension


How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume/CV together in one document outlining relevant experience and qualifications to Katie Crocker, Chief Executive Officer at .

·       Applications must be sent in English.

·       Include position title in email subject line.

·       Include your full name (first and last) and job title in the title of your Cover letter/resume attachment.


Applications will be reviewed starting April 12, 2021. The posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice. Only shortlisted applications will be contacted.



  • Participates in collaborative discussions with the francophone indirect service provider and attends their regular meetings with direct service providers when invited.
  • Provides support to francophone organizations and French settlement service providers through capacity building resources and events.
  • Liaise and build relationships with francophone settlement service providers, francophone-service delivery programs and pilots.
  • Collaborate with the francophone indirect service provider to develop a professional development webinar.
  • Facilitate and support the logistics of the webinar.
  • Liaise with francophone settlement service providers for participation in AMSSA’s capacity building and sector support resources, meetings and events as appropriate.
  • Curates and organizes weekly francophone settlement related Settlement Net content.
  • Prepare bilingual (French and English) communications and materials including liaising with translation and simultaneous interpretation contractors to comply with the Canadian Official Languages Act for regional AMSSA activities where necessary.
  • Develops relationships with experts in the settlement and integration field to deliver AMSSA activities.
  • Provides inputs to the AMSSA team on francophone and French-speakers’ needs for AMSSA activities as required.
  • Ensures all settlement and integration support programming activities are aligned with AMSSA program goals, objectives and policies.
  • Ensures that settlement support programming activities are aligned with contract expectations and funder expectations.
  • Write reports and meeting minutes as required.
  • Work with the AMSSA team on additional and emerging projects as required.


  • Post-secondary degree (graduate or undergraduate) in a relevant discipline, 3 - 5 years of work experience; OR, a combination of education, training, and experience that is relevant to this field of work.
  • Preference for candidate who has a certified translator/certified interpreter designation in French/English as there will be some translating of resources and interpreting meetings/events (large documents or long events will be outsourced).
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a managerial role in the not-for-profit, human services, academic or public sector.
  • Understand the specific context, needs and challenges the BC Francophone Settlement and Integration sector and francophone newcomers face in their settlement journey.
  • Knowledge of the Government of Canada’s IRCC’s Francophone Integration Strategy, Francophone Integration Pathway, Welcoming Francophone Communities Initiative and understanding of the Canada Official Languages Act.
  • Experience working with and leading committees or working groups and facilitating meetings.
  • Strong project management experience and skills including well-developed organization, leadership, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with relevant stakeholders (Francophone Settlement Organizations and stakeholders).
  • Ability to work independently, while being a collaborative and communicative team member.
  • Excellent time and resource management techniques.
  • Adaptive and responsive in a dynamic work environment and with shifting priorities.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Experience in research including researching information to develop resource materials.
  • Excellent active listening, team-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current technological teaching tools and online platforms: Zoom, GoToMeeting, MS Teams.
  • Group presentation and/or facilitation skills whether face-to-face or through online platforms like Zoom, GoToMeeting, MS Teams.
  • Proficient with a variety of software and applications: Office 365 including: Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint; Constant Contact and database management tools; Google Documents and Spreadsheets.
  • Fluent working and communicating in both French and English languages.


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