Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Settlement Counsellor/Wellness Educator Full Time in Calgary, AB

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

Branch Calgary AB CA

Settlement Counsellor/Wellness Educator
Calgary, AB

Arranges for interpretative services. The primary goal of this position is to implement, deliver and monitor the information & orientation on activities…

Name of Position: Settlement Counsellor/Wellness Educator

Division: Resettlement & Integration

Terms of Employment: Full Time – 40 hours/week

1 year maternity replacement

Program Description:

The primary goal of this position is to implement, deliver and monitor the information & orientation on activities designed to educate government assisted and privately sponsored refugees on health & wellness issues in conjunction with the Canadian healthcare systems.

This position will provide administrative support to the Team Lead.


  • Responsible for the preparation and delivery [utilizing community resources] of workshops and presentations.
  • Work to coordinate the information and orientation calendar of activities.
  • Support divisional partnerships in conjunction with new and existing activities, including presentations.
  • Administrative support, including reports and client data tracking.
  • Provide back-up support due to illness or vacation.
  • Entering client information into a prescribed data base.
  • Arranges for interpretative services.
  • Qualifications:

    • Provides assistance for clients in the completion of health related forms e.g. child and adult health benefits.
    • Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Computer Literacy – familiarity with Microsoft Office programs.
    • Fluency in English and Arabic is preferred.
    • Experience in communicating with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds.
    • Work related experience with immigrant and refugee populations would be an asset.
    • Familiarity with health care systems required.

    Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 4:00 p.m on August 19th, 2016.

    This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check.

    CCIS thanks all applicants, however, only those selected to compete further for this position will be contacted.

    or proceed with Standard Application Form.

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Location: Calgary, AB, CA
    Posted on: 2016-08-12
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