Settlement Worker (Tagalog-Speaking)

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
South
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services (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 (Tagalog speaking) for 21 hours/week to provide settlement and referrals services to immigrants and refugees in Peel Region. Written and verbal fluency in Tagalog is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide settlement counselling services, including assessment, information and orientation at both CCS offices and other community locations
  • Assist newcomers to develop personalized settlement plans
  • Provide case management and supportive follow-up
  • Facilitate appropriate internal/external referrals
  • Organize, plan and deliver group sessions
  • Develop and implement community outreach plans to promote CCS programs and services
  • Participate in regular program, team and regional meetings
  • Maintain and update all client information in a customized database
  • Prepare and submit timely statistical and progress reports as required

Qualifications:

  • Settlement Counselling diploma or equivalent training in the human services field • Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in settlement and/or community work
  • Interview, assessment, group facilitation, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
  • Knowledge of community resources and services
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills with participants, other agencies and the public
  • Ability to work effectively with other service providers
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively in a team setting, and independently
  • Excellent oral and written English skills; written and verbal fluency in Tagalog is required
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy in data collection and reporting
  • Previous experience using MS Office, databases and internet search engines
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle is an asset

Hours: 21 per week, occasional evenings and weekends as required
Salary: $50,814.40 per annum (pro-rated), plus benefits
Location: Mississauga

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letters and resumes quoting file# P144 no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2017 to:

Catholic Crosscultural Services

E-mail: resume@cathrcosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services is an equal opportunity employer. CCS welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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