For over 15 years Journey Home Community, a Christian, faith-based, non-profit organization has provided housing, settlement assistance and relational care for 900+ refugee claimants from over 50 different nations who have arrived in Metro Vancouver.
If you wish to join a parachurch ministry that is on the cutting edge of the refugee cause and is seeking to respond to the ever-increasing need of a hidden refugee population, then we invite you to consider joining the team at Journey Home Community.
Note: As a Christian organization, we partner with both the local secular community and Christian faith communities. We are seeking candidates who are excited to express their faith by practically loving and caring for refugees who are vulnerable and homeless or at risk of homelessness.
What does this look like? Journey Home Community is more than a service provider. We are a community that cares holistically – physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. The successful candidate will be equally adept at providing social services as well as supporting staff, volunteers and community members in prayer and through spiritual guidance rooted in the Christian tradition.
The Settlement Worker provides case management and support for newly arrived refugee claimant
families and individuals as they arrive and are sheltered into JHC’s transitional housing, navigate
through the overwhelming process of settling in Canada, and prepare for moving and settling into
permanent housing options.
The Settlement Worker journeys directly with a caseload of families/individuals, always assessing and
reassessing their needs, offering support, information, guidance, training and empowerment. You
help families make plans for all areas of initial settlement, (legal support, health care, housing,
education, employment, community connection and more). The goal is to empower families to
Become familiar with Journey Home Community Settlement Program and procedures, programming
objectives and program participant service philosophy.
See the full position description for more details. journeyhomecommunity.ca/employment
This is a contract position covering an 18-month parental leave. Apply quickly…The contract will commence as soon as a suitable candidate is located and in place until February 2023.
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