Bilingual Coordinator, Community Education - National Online Community of Practice

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 13, 2023 - 5:00pm

Who we are:

OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants acts as the collective voice for immigrant and refugee-serving organizations in Ontario, and coordinates response to
shared needs and concerns. Our mission is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life. OCASI was founded in 1978 and now has 240 member agencies across Ontario. OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Overview:

OCASI is seeking a bilingual (French & English) individual to join our dynamic and growing National Community of Practice Team. The positions offer unique opportunities for
individuals with a general aptitude for technology and online community development and the ability to build capacity within the immigrant and refugee services sector. The Bilingual Coordinator, National Online Community of Practice (CoP) plays a key role collaborating with stakeholders and experts nationally to develop and deliver high quality relevant and
engaging professional development collaboration and networking opportunities for Canada’ settlement practitioners. The position works closely with staff of the CoP, the National
Advisory Committee (NAC), Project Management Team (PMT) and other OCASI staff and key stakeholders to ensure the ongoing growth and development of SettleNet.Org.

Qualifications

• Proficiency in both French and English is required at an expert level.
• Relevant post-secondary diploma or degree (e.g. social science, social work, community development, immigration & settlement studies) or the equivalent acceptable combination of education and experience working in a newcomer direct service, preferably in the areas of settlement
• Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a coordinator in a non-profit or community-based agency
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of immigrant and refugee sector issues, settlement processes/issues, barriers and information needs of newcomers
• Demonstrated sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities
• Understanding of equity and access issues as they pertain to immigrants, refugees, newcomers and racialized communities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders and influence decision-makers
• Strong relationship building and networking skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with members, partners, staff and volunteers
• Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to consult, collaborate and work as part of a team
• Proficiency with computers and Internet including familiarity with social media, community internet technologies and online discussion forums
• Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines and demanding schedules
• Good judgment, problem solving and conflict resolution skills 
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team environment
• Demonstrated commitment to principles of social justice, cultural competency as well as equity and inclusion

Details:

● Salary is $52,501 plus benefits, unionized with Unifor Local 87M
● Job-type: full-time position based on 35 hours per week (Mon- Fri)
● Currently a Hybrid schedule with in person attendance at the Toronto office (1 day / week)

How to apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume (in a single attachment) with the subject line: Bilingual Coordinator, Community Education - National Online Community of
Practice to: Hiring Committee, OCASI at gethired@ocasi.org by November 03, 2023.
OCASI is committed to achieving full accessibility for persons with disabilities by arranging for any necessary accommodations.
 
We thank all applicants for applying; however, we regret only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

How to apply: 

Please send your cover letter and resume (in a single attachment) with the subject line: Bilingual Coordinator, Community Education - National Online Community of
Practice to: Hiring Committee, OCASI at gethired@ocasi.org by November 03, 2023.
OCASI is committed to achieving full accessibility for persons with disabilities by arranging for any necessary accommodations.
 
We thank all applicants for applying; however, we regret only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.