(21 hours per week;
Additional 14 hours until March 31, 2022)
Settlement and Integration Program
Options Community Services Society
We are a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive resources for the community.
We envision a healthy community as a safe and clean environment where we all have a sense of belonging. It is a place where each of us has the opportunity to work and learn, and to develop and realize goals that are meaningful and fulfilling.
This position is part-time at 21 hours per week but will be offered an additional 14 hours per week until march 31, 2022 for a total of 35 hours per week.
The Settlement and Integration Program (SIP) assists new immigrants and refugees to settle in Canada by providing orientation to their new communities as well as guidance and support to access necessary government and community services. Services are offered in: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Punjabi, Hindi, Somali, Arabic, Kurdish and Tagalog.
The Settlement Worker will provide immigrant and refugee newcomers with information and referrals about Canada and BC society and systems, guidance and support on personal and family adjustment issues, as well as connect newcomers to the broader community. The successful candidate will have a fluency in spoken Farsi in order to support our Farsi speaking newcomers.
HIGHLIGHTS OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
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Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.
Applicants with lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
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