SEPT Settlement Worker – Tagalog Speaking

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Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 5:00pm
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SEPT Settlement Worker – Tagalog Speaking
Fulltime, Ongoing

CCS is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking one full-time (35 hours/week) Settlement Worker (Tagalog speaking) to provide settlement services while located in designated schools in Scarborough.


• Provide assessment, information and orientation services to newcomers in a school setting
• 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 Settlement Services Manager
• Work closely with school personnel in planning and delivering joint services
• Participate in regular program and agency team meetings
• Conduct community outreach to promote CCS programs and services
• Prepare and submit statistical and progress reports to supervisor 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
• A clear, mandatory Vulnerable Sector Screening-Police Reference Check is required
• Understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
• Demonstrated crosscultural communication skills with participants, other agencies and the public
• Excellent oral and written skills in English and Tagalog is required
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision while ensuring regular communication with the Manager
• Demonstrated interview, assessment, analytical and problem solving skills
• Knowledge of community resources available in Scarborough as well as Toronto Catholic District School Board and Toronto District School Board systems
• Ability to work effectively building and maintaining partnerships with other service providers
• Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
• Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills to work with youth, parents, school staff and SEPT team
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a large, multi-location team
• Possession of a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence and access to a car is an asset

Location: Scarborough
Hours: 35 hours per week, 48 weeks per year, including evenings and weekends hours
Salary: $52,306.80 per annum (pro-rated), plus benefits

How to apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume quoting file# T228 no later than 5:00 pm on December 25, 2016 to: E-mail:

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.
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