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Bilingual Settlement Worker

Timmins & District Multicultural Centre

Contract • Hearst Region

Bilingual Settlement Worker: Intake, Settlement and Outreach
Based in Timmins with regular travel to outlying areas
16 month Contact position- Maternity leave cover
Start Date: April 06th, 2020
$21.21 per hour, 35 hours per week

  • To provide front-line settlement services in both official languages, including reception, needs assessment, referral to community resources, information and orientation, solution-focused counselling, job search assistance and service bridging.
  • Facilitate translation and interpretation services.
  • To assist and support clients on and off site and facilitate access in matters of education, employment, family, finances, housing, immigration, citizenship, health, human rights, legal matters and community orientation.
  • To develop and implement effective outreach strategies that include client service in outlying areas.
  • To build, promote and maintain strong community partnerships.
  • Work with other staff to develop special events designed to make the city a welcoming place for immigrants and increase the exposure of the Multicultural Centre.
  • To facilitate information sessions and workshops in both official languages with other local service providers, stakeholders and/or volunteers.
  • To attend professional development, make presentations and conduct interviews in both official languages and travel as necessary.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge on legislation and policies affecting recent immigrants and ensure that immigrants are aware of its availability.
  • To ensure the maintenance, accuracy and up-keep of all client and volunteer files and records and maintain a computer database that will record all client and volunteer contacts and activities in a timely manner.
  • To recruit, screen, train, support and recognize volunteers.
  • To establish and monitor appropriate connections between clients and volunteers, both individual ad in a group setting.
  • Collect feedback from participants and respond as appropriate.
  • Develop additional volunteer opportunities and professional development as needs arise.
  • To undertake other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary qualifications in the Social Services field
  • Extensive knowledge of community services in the District of Cochrane
  • Fluent in English and French
  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and experience driving in all weather.

Please submit your résumé and cover letter by noon on March 27th, 2020 to:
Vindra Sahadeo
Program Coordinator
North Bay & District Multicultural Centre
100 Main Street E. North Bay, ON P1B 1A8 • Fax: 705-495-6747

100 Main Street East, North Bay ON P1B 1A8• t (705) 495-8931 • f (705) 495-6747 •

Job Category:
Other (Non profit)

Job Expires: 2020-05-27

Contact Information

Timmins & District Multicultural Centre

Fax: 705.495.6747
Hearst Hearst, ON, Canada

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