Settlement & Integration Worker

Tammy Rutledge

The Position

Reporting to the Manager, Family Services the Settlement & Integration Worker will help new Canadians settle into the District of Mission by providing necessary supports to ensure a smooth integration. These supports include, but are not limited to, providing information about available services/programs in our schools and community, conducting needs assessments and delivering cross-cultural education sessions to school aged children and youth.

What you’ll do

• Provide guidance, outreach, and support to refugees experiencing difficulties with settlement and integration to assist them in problem-solving and accessing appropriate services and resources.
• Plans and/or conducts group information sessions on topics related to settlement.
• Provide orientation services and needs assessment to clients; as well provide information about and referrals to community resources.
• Support the delivery of MCSS services to New Canadians.
• Remain current and knowledgeable on legislation, programs, and information necessary to Multicultural Services.
• Provide support for the delivery of presentations to the public on Multicultural Program and related topics.
• Support activities which promote multiculturalism and highlight many benefits of cultural diversity in our community.
• Maintain records, statistics, and all required documentation. Provides reports on clients as required.
• Maintains liaison with other agencies, professionals, and the community.

Who you are

• Diploma in a related human / social service field
• One-year recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to MCSS•
• Excellent communication skills and proficiency in a second language
• Ability to understand and maintain clientele/worker boundaries
• Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel

Status: Part-time
Hours: 21 hours per week *Weekend work may be required for special events
Wage: Grid 10 ($25.05 – $28.75)

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