SEPT Settlement Worker – Dari, Farsi/Pashto Speaking

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Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 10, 2023 - 4:15pm
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SEPT Settlement Worker – Dari, Farsi/Pashto Speaking
(PT, contract until March 2024)

CCS is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking a Settlement Worker in school program to provide settlement services while located in designated schools in Scarborough.


• Provide assessment, information and orientation services to newcomers in a school setting
• Assist newcomers to develop personalized settlement plans
• Provide case management and supportive follow-up
• Facilitate appropriate referrals and access to services in the community
• Organize, plan and implement group sessions for newcomers and school personnel
• Plan service delivery in cooperation with the host school and SEPT Program Manager
• Work closely with school personnel in planning and delivering joint services
• Participate in regular program, team and regional meetings
• Develop and implement community outreach plans to promote CCS programs and services
• Maintain and update all client information in a customized database
• Prepare and submit timely statistical and progress reports as required


• Settlement Counselling diploma or equivalent training in the human services field
• Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in the settlement and/or community work sectors with a focus on newcomers, particularly youth
• Effective communication Cross-cultural communication skills to work with diverse groups of youth, parents, school staff, other agencies and the public
• Understanding of the Toronto District School Board and Toronto Catholic District School board systems
• Knowledge of community resources available in Scarborough
• Understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
• Strong presentation / group facilitation skills with demonstrated experience in facilitating virtual group sessions
• Ability to work independently in an off-site, multi-location work environment with minimum supervision while ensuring regular communication with SEPT Program Managers and team
• Demonstrated interview, assessment, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to build and maintain strong, ongoing partnerships with schools and community agencies
• Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy in data collection and reporting
• Proficient in the use of MS Office environment, virtual platforms and social media tools
• Excellent oral and written skills in English, Dari, Farsi and Pashto required
• Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
• A clear, mandatory Vulnerable Sector Screening-Police Reference Check Possession of a valid Ontario
• Driver’s License and access to a car is an asset

Location: Scarborough
Hours: 21 hrs/week; occasional evenings and weekends as required (4 weeks mandatory unpaid leave)
Compensation: $30,000 - $31,500annual salary plus benefits(after completion of the required probationary period)

How to apply: 

How to apply:
Please refer to the CCS job portal on requisition code T400 no later than March 10, 2023.

“Vaccination remains the most effective tool to reduce the risk of COVID 19. CCS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees in the workplace, and therefore CCS requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination OR to submit to regular, frequent antigen testing at the expense of the employee.’’

CCS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

CCS is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contact

Hesika Kandiah
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