Job Posting 91370

Migrant Worker Education Specialist
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 34 days (Tue, 7 Mar)
full time  •  $24.67 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.


Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Reports To: Program Manager


Job Summary:


The Migrant Worker Education Specialist is responsible for developing and facilitating educational, English-learning workshops specifically emphasizing labour worker rights and responsibilities under the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program. The specialist is expected to collaborate with other BCSIS staff to provide further hands-on support in connecting clients with information and resources


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develops the curriculum and facilitates the delivery of the Migrant Worker English Education workshop series targeting TFWs with an emphasis on labour worker rights and responsibilities 
  • Designs and facilitates related programming as part of the workshop series that incorporates networking and social/recreational activities 
  • Collaborates with BCSIS team members to deliver additional hands-on support services to eligible TFW clients to enable access to services and resources, including the Migrant Worker Emergency Support Fund 
  • Performs related promotional and marketing activities as assigned by Program Manager 
  • Maintains and submits accurate service records and statistics necessary to comply with funder requirements 
  • Attends staff training and meetings 
  • Assists, participates, and networks in Agency community events, providing physical and administrative support 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Program Manager 


Education, Training and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Education 
  • TESL Canada and/or TESOL certificate or equivalent is considered an asset 
  • At least 1 year of adult teaching experience 
  • Experience in the design of adult English language curriculum and learning outcomes 
  • Experience with either online curriculums or course design and implementation 
  • Experience with multicultural clientele and immigrant related services 
  • Experience in the social and/or labour market services sector an asset 
  • Knowledge of intercultural and social issues 
  • Knowledge of basic principles of classroom crisis management 


Job Skills and Abilities:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
  • Additional languages such as Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Farsi, Spanish, Tagalog are considered an asset  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong class delivery and facilitation skills 
  • Strong technical skills in MS office and web-based applications 
  • Strong technical skills in physical and virtual classroom equipment such as smartboard and document camera technology 
  • Strong course planning, time management and organizational skills 
  • Results oriented with ability to take initiative in developing new resources   
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment 


Additional information:


  • Criminal record check required 
  • Ability to work evening and weekend as required 
  • Ability to travel within service regions for program delivery required 


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.


At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!


Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

  • paid time off ‘monthly wellness days’ (up to 12 days per year)
  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • employee & family assistance programs
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more


S.U.C.C.ES.S. is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive environment that embraces diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to the equitable treatment of all individuals and will continue to embed diversity and inclusion principles within our policies, procedures, services, and activities.



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