Community Connections Coordinator - Youth

Job city: 
Mississauga, Ontario
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 12:30pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Summary

Peel Multicultural Council (PMC) was established in 1977 because of the concerns arising from a Social Planning Council report on Immigrant Needs in Peel. A group of ethnic leaders joined together to facilitate positive community relations. PMC is a non-profit and charitable organization that promotes a harmonious multicultural society and its key service pillars consist of settlement and integration of newcomers to Canada, neighborhood development, health and wellness, education & training and employment support.

The Youth Community Connections Coordinator perform as a member of the settlement team to assist immigrant and refugee youth in their settlement and integration process. He/She will conduct needs assessments, recruit and train settlement volunteers, make referrals, conduct workshops and information sessions, write letters and conduct one-on-one interviews with newcomer youth and youth. Individually and in groups, the incumbent will plan, co-ordinate and implement settlement-related activities and presentations for large and small audiences with the approval and in consultation with Manager, Settlement Services and other relevant PMC staff.
Direct Service Work with Newcomer Youth

• Outreach to newcomer youth and volunteers.
• Conduct settlement and integration needs assessment of newcomer youth.
• Assist youth to prioritize settlement needs
• Provide newcomer youth with settlement orientation, information and referrals to agencies
• Facilitate the access of newcomer youth to activities, committees, councils and associations
• Facilitate referrals to community resources and services when there are barrier due to language and/or culture

Education and Experience
• Post Secondary Education in a social work or related field
• Demonstrated experience working in the social services or a community-based organization
• 2 years working experience in the settlement service sector

How to apply:

Hiring Committee

Please respond in writing with current resume and cover letter by September 30, 2022
Peel Multicultural Council
6630 Turner Valley Road
Mississauga, ON, L5N 2P1
Fax #: 905-542-3950
Email:hr@peelmc.com

How to apply: 
Contact: 
Naveed Chaudhry
Preferred contact method: 
Email
Email: 
naveed@peelmc.com
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