S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Labour Market Settlement Practitioner Contract in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

Labour Market Settlement Practitioner
Vancouver, BC

Able to travel among regions in Metro Vancouver. SUCCESS Settlement Practitioner provides settlement services for seniors, women, men & youth under these…

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Employer Name: S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Industry Title: Individual and Family Services (6241)

Ref#: 11175

Title: Labour Market Settlement Practitioner

Nature: FT (35 hrs/wk)

Duties: Deliver outcome-oriented labour market settlement program to IRCC eligible newcomers. SUCCESS Settlement Practitioner provides settlement services for seniors, women, men & youth under these components a) Needs Assessments & Referrals b) Information & Orientation c) Employment Related Services d) Community Connections & e) Support Services.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs formal review of newcomer needs across a broad spectrum of settlement areas (language, employment, housing, community connections, etc.)
  • Develops Settlement Plan & follow-up support for newcomers based on identified needs & government / professional / business /community services available
  • Refers clients to appropriate employment services as needed e.g. skills training
  • Provides newcomers with client-centered settlement, employment & integration information & orientation services about the labour-market & job search strategies
  • Delivers one-on-one consultation in-person & by phone
  • Provides labour-market information & orientation through workshops & longer term programs
  • Liaises with government / professional / business /employers /community services as necessary to ensure the provision of accurate & detailed information to newcomers
  • Plans & implements large & small events
  • Occasionally, performs interpretation for workshop speakers
  • Occasionally, translates resources for newcomers
  • Outreach to newcomers through participating in hiring & community events
  • Supplies up-to-date information to Regional Manager or Settlement Coordinator in respective region regarding changes to labour market information, community services, government departments & procedures
  • Works on improving program service outcomes & day-to-day services to newcomers by participating in professional development as assigned
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Regional Manager or Settlement Coordinator in Respective Region

Education, Training & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences
  • Career Development Practitioner Certificate is an asset
  • Working with immigrants or experience with refugee clients
  • Knowledge of labour-market and settlement information/resources and willing to learn
  • Knowledgeable of the geographic area served
  • Experienced in conducting workshops & events
  • Experienced in one-on-one settlement service delivery
  • Excellent time & resource management skills
  • Demonstrated skills in interpersonal & intercultural communication techniques

Job Skills and Abilities

  • Fluent in spoken and strong written in English & second language in Arabic is an asset
  • Strong communication (written / verbal) & group facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently & as a team
  • Strong computer skills (including internet proficiency)
  • Demonstrated active listening skills
  • Ability to work with individuals & communities facing cultural adjustment challenges
  • Ability to create & maintain client records & reports
  • Ability to design, promote, deliver & facilitate orientation & education workshops

Other Requirements

  • Able to travel among regions in Metro Vancouver
  • Able to work at different services locations, when necessary
  • Able to work evenings & weekends
  • Criminal record check required
  • Demonstrated expertise in IRCC Employment component

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-07
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