Settlement & Integration Worker

Tammy Rutledge

A Settlement & Integration Worker helps newcomers settle into the District of Mission by 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.
  • Plan and/or facilitate group information sessions on topics related to settlement.
  • Provide orientation services and needs assessment to clients; as well as 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 the many benefits of cultural diversity in our community.
  • Maintain records, statistics, and all required documentation.
  • Build and maintain connections with other agencies, professionals, and the community.

What you bring

  • Diploma in a related human / social service field plus at least one year of recent related experience; Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to MCSS
  • Proficiency in a second language is a definite asset
  • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Successful completion of a criminal record check is required

This position is open to all applicants. Union membership is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.95-$29.76 per hour

Expected hours: 35 per week

To apply for this job email your details to tammyr@missionmcss.com