Settlement Worker (Tagalog-Speaking)

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
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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.


  • 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


  • 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


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.