Job Posting 71731

Migrant Worker Project Coordinator
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Society and Service Agencies of BC)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 5 days ago (Mon, 14 Jun)
full time - term / contract  •  $30.76 per hour





Position: Migrant Worker Project Coordinator


Purpose:  The purpose of the Building Capacity to Support BC’s Migrant Worker’s project is to provide information, tools and resources to organizations including Settlement Service Provider Organizations (SPOs) with knowledge of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in order to provide accurate information to Migrant Workers in BC. The goal of the program is to provide frontline workers supporting Migrant Workers with practical, culturally inclusive learning tools and information materials. All capacity building activities are infused with innovative approaches and are based on AMSSA’s values of inclusiveness, integrity and collaboration. The Migrant Worker Project Coordinator will work closely with the Migrant Worker Project Assistant.


Reports to: Settlement and Integration Program Manager


Hours & location: 35 hours per week – combination of working from home and working from AMSSA’s office location at 4445 Norfolk Street, Burnaby, BC


Salary: $30.76/hour – eligible for benefits after three months


Classification: Full-Time Contract ; July 1, 2021 – December 15, 2021 with the possibility of an extension pending funding


How to apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to Sabrina Dumitra, Settlement and Integration Program Manager at .  

Resumes will be reviewed starting June 7, 2021 but the posting will remain open until the position is filled and will be closed without notice. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.




AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 80 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates.


  • We value EQUITYand strive to be the catalyst for change which disrupts systems promoting racial and social injustice.
  • We value INCLUSIVENESSand work with our members and stakeholders to place voices that have been marginalized in positions of influence, creating space for all perspectives.
  • We value INTEGRITY, striving to always work to the highest standards, encouraging innovation, risk taking and leadership; we are always open to new thoughts and maintain accountability in our work.
  • We value DIVERSITY, recognizing our own individual biases and engaging members and stakeholders in meaningful ways that promotes inclusion of all voices and perspectives.
  • We value MUTUAL RESPECTby respecting what everyone has to offer within their own context of life experiences, opening our hearts and minds to always listening and learning.
  • We value COLLABORATION, engaging in equitable partnerships, mindfully exploring old and new ideas to advance the work of AMSSA and our members.
  • We value SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION, engaging in continuous individual and organizational reflection and collaboration to build capacity and integrate what we learn into our culture and infrastructure.




Develops Communications Material

  • Researches and develops information materials on specialized topic areas relating to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
  • Ensures all Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) support programing activities are aligned with AMSSA program goals, objectives and policies
  • Writes the content of information resources in a variety of formats including information bulletins, best practice toolkits, reports, online communication tools, and information sheets.
  • Develops written materials with a style and focus that is suited to a broad variety of stakeholders.
  • With the Settlement and Integration Program Manager and/or the advisory committee members ensures that programming activities meet the needs of organizations supporting migrant workers.


Activity Coordination

  • Develops, reviews and/or writes and distributes contract and event reports for review by the Settlement and Integration Program Manager
  • Develops the content, secures guest speakers and oversees all event logistics for in-person events as well as webinars, including booking venues, communicating with participants, overseeing preparation of event packages and documents and preparing production schedules
  • Uses evaluations and interaction with sector to generate content for convening, information sharing, and networking activities.
  • Work with the Settlement and Integration Program Manager on special projects as required.



  • Provides administrative assistance to committees as needed, including the development of reports.



  • University degree (graduate or undergraduate degree) in a relevant discipline, 3-5 years of experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience that is relevant to the field of work.
  • Knowledge of settlement and integration needs for Temporary Foreign Workers in BC
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning and management
  • Well-developed organizing and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with Committees and group facilitation;
  • Demonstrated experience in communication-related tasks;
  • Experience in participating on committees and in meetings, conferences, and events
  • Experience in writing funder reports
  • Experience in event planning
  • Experience working with webinar platforms
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and able to respond quickly to new or changing work demands.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent active listening, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time and resource management techniques
  • Experience in curriculum development an asset
  • Experience working with Moodle an asset
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, database management tools



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