OCCSC Positions

Position Title: NSP Settlement Worker ( Maternity leave)
Program: Newcomer Settlement Program
Department: Client Services
Reporting to: Manager, Client Services
Hours of Work: 35
Rate of Pay: $44,808 per annum
Deadline to apply: Dec. 15, 2019 11:59 pm. EST
Position Description
NSP-Settlement Worker Job Description
Responsibilities:
• Assess the needs of newcomers
• Provide practical information and assistance to newcomers in accordance with assessment results
• Provide one-on-one counselling and telephone inquiries
• Plan, promote and facilitate orientation and other topical workshops
• Provide assistance, including interpretation, to clients who have difficulties in accessing mainstream services
• Provide short-term supportive counselling service to comers who experience difficulties in settlement and integration
• Plan and implement outreach activities to reach out to newcomers who face barriers in accessing our services
• Provide other appropriate support to newcomers to strengthen their ability to become self-sufficient
• Attend staff meetings
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager
• Attend professional development training and conferences when instructed
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science
• Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin is essential
• Demonstrated sensitivity to settlement and integration needs of newcomers
• Abilities to plan, organize and facilitate workshops, and small groups
• Abilities to conduct and implement outreach activities
• Good organization skill to set priorities, plan and meet the deadline
• Ability to deal with confidential material and matters
• Good interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Ability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision
• Good keyboarding skills and ability to use English and Chinese word processing software Computer Literate (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be willing to learn to use an internal database

Expressions of interest, including a cover letter and résumé, should be received no later than Sunday, Dec. 15, 11h59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please send to occsc@occsc.org.

To be considered, résumés and cover-letters should clearly demonstrate that all of the essential qualifications are met. We thank all candidates who apply to the position. Only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

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