SEPT Settlement Worker (Tagalog Speaking) – Part Time

Job city: 
Scarborough
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 7:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

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 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

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)
Location: Scarborough

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume quoting file #T308 no later than April 01, 2021 to:

E-mail: resume@ccscan.ca

Thank you to all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact: 
Tannaz Fadaei