Job Posting 86289

Settlement Worker in School - Ukrainian Speaking
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga
closed 9 days ago (Mon, 8 Aug)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $27.00/Hour

POSITION: Settlement Worker in School - Ukrainian Speaking
PROGRAM: Settlement Program
WORK HOURS: 35 Hours/Week
RATE OF PAY: $27.00/HourEMPLOYMENT TERM: Contract up to 18 Months

DBNC is an accredited, non-profit organization providing support services to residents of Mississauga including newcomers to Canada, youth, seniors, and families. As a part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the communities we serve, in an environment of continuous learning with development opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Settlement worker in schools provides cultural and linguistic settlement and counselling support services to students and parents in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and ensures that newcomer families are aware of and can access the full array of community and school services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide counselling and referral services on settlement issues and assistance to ease school orientation
  • Support school activities such as parent-teacher interviews, kindergarten registration, open houses, school councils, and other school programming.
  • Facilitate/conduct group information sessions for newcomers on community services and school-related topics
  • Communicate with school staff at all levels including teachers and/or principals
  • Identify common trends and needs within the school's newcomer community and provide recommendations to the staff on how to better meet those needs
  • Support School board initiatives including, focus groups, parent literacy conferences, and immunization screening
  • Submit daily and monthly reports

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education: diploma or degree in Social Work or a related field
  • Minimum of a year of relevant experience in settlement work or community work.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian is required (knowledge of additional languages an asset)
  • Experience in a school environment is an asset.
  • Effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Effective English language communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work with school personnel in meeting the needs of newcomer students and their families.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy in data collection
  • Strong computer skills in Windows, MS Word, Email, and the Internet.
  • Legally eligible to work in Canada
  • Mandatory police check - completed within the last six months

Please submit a resume and cover letter with reference no: 022-059 in the subject line by August 8th,2022 to 
(Applications with the reference number will only be considered)

Human Resources Department
Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd. Suite 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9
Email:

DBNC thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) will be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening as a part of the final step in the hiring process.


DBNC is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and DBNC Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.


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