SEPT Settlement Worker (Tagalog Speaking) – Part Time

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 6:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

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 part-time (21 hours/week) Settlement Worker to provide settlement services while located in designated schools in Scarborough.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide assessment, information and orientation services to newcomer youth and parents in a school setting
  • Assist newcomers to develop personalized settlement plans
  • Provide case management and supportive counselling to youth and parents
  • Facilitate appropriate referrals and access to services in the community
  • Organize, plan and implement group activities to address the needs of newcomer youth
  • Plan service delivery in cooperation with the host schools, community organizations and SEPT Managers
  • Participate in regular program, team, community and regional meetings
  • Develop and implement community outreach plans to promote CCS programs and services
  • 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 the settlement and/or community work sectors with a focus on newcomers
  • Demonstrated Cross-cultural communication skills to work with youth, parents, school staff, other agencies and the public
  • Knowledge of community resources available in Scarborough as well as Toronto Catholic District School Board and Toronto District School Board systems
  • Understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities
  • Effective communication skills to work with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently in an off-site, multi-location work environment with minimum supervision while ensuring regular communication with SEPT Program Managers and team
  • Demonstrated interview, assessment, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong, ongoing partnerships with schools and community agencies
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy in data collection and reporting
  • Ability to work productively in an MS Office environment and Web 2.0 tools
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and Tagalog required
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • A clear, mandatory Vulnerable Sector Screening-Police Reference Check Possession of a valid Ontario
  • Driver’s License and access to a car is an asset

Location: Scarborough
Hours: 21 hrs/week; occasional evenings and weekends as required (4 weeks mandatory unpaid leave)
Salary: $29,000 - $31,000 annual salary plus benefits (after completion of the required probationary period)

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

How to apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume quoting file #T308 no later than March 12, 2021 to: E-mail: resume@ccscan.ca