Settlement Worker Arabic-Speaking

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract

Summary:

The Scadding Court Community Centre requires a Settlement Worker Arabic-Speaking.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach to Syrian immigrants and other newcomer communities
  • Plan and Deliver group programs such as settlement orientation, information sessions, workshops, newcomer support networks, self-help initiatives, and social/cultural/recreational activities (number of group programs to be assigned by the Newcomer Services Coordinator)
  • Answer telephone enquiries and provide information and referral services
  • Prepare monthly statistics and reports
  • Develop flyers and resources relevant to Syrian immigrants and other newcomer communities, update such information and maintain the resources booths and boards in the office and Centre
  • Liaise and develop a network with other associations and community agencies
  • Support and provide direct services to relevant Scadding Court initiatives
  • Assist and support Income Tax Preparation
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years direct experience in the field of social or community work
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experience in presentation and organizational skills
  • Some demonstrated research experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required for supervision of volunteers
  • Understanding of issues facing Syrian immigrants and other newcomer communities
  • Flexibility to adapt to trends and needs of changing immigrant groups
  • Demonstrated experience to function in a team setting
  • Ability to relate to clients from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
  • Knowledge of the local community is an asset
  • Income Tax preparation an asset

Other

  • 20 hours/week (occasional evening and weekends required)
  • Hourly rate: $ 21.05 (equivalent to: Grade 6, Step1)
  • Benefits: 4% vacation pay
  • References and Criminal Reference Check required.

How to apply:

Please submit your covering letter and resume by October 16, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to:

Email: glam@scaddingcourt.org

Scadding Court Community Centre is an equal opportunity employer

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Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.