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The Salvation Army
Primary Job Category
Immigration / Settlement Services
Related Job Categories
Community Outreach
Position Type
Full Time
Region
ON - Metro Toronto Area
Location(s)
Toronto
Career level
Entry Level
Ad Online Since
05/12/2017
Application Deadline
07/11/2017

Settlement Worker

The incumbent will serve as a consultant, trainer and coach for all Salvation Army Church and Family Services Ministries in the GTA that welcome or serve newcomers. We will offer and facilitate information sessions, workshops and professional development events, on subjects that involve multiculturalism, immigrants and immigration.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete Client intakes and assessments according to Policies & Procedures
  • Provide settlement services, including information, orientation and assistance to IRS clients and students
  • Liaise with Salvation Army ministries, settlement and mainstream organizations and government departments for up-to-date program and service information related to client needs
  • Assist in IRS events
  • Organize monthly Settlement Information Sessions 
  • Provide settlement assistance to clients at various satellite offices.
  • Able to work in a Christian organization and to promote the goals of the Salvation army, IRS mission and program.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Salvation Army church and the clients to assist individuals in achieving personal and spiritual well-being. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ ABILITIES:

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or relevant university degree
  • Minimum 1 year settlement employment experience in a multicultural environment
  • Familiarity with GTA community & social services
  • Familiar with current Immigration legislation, forms, processes, policies and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English
  • Creative, self-motivated, good organizational skills, and able to motivate others
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to team work
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Fluency (verbal and written) in a second language
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (excel, word, PowerPoint)
  • Must be supportive of the mission of The Salvation Army
  • Comfort working collaboratively in a Christian Ministry environment                                                                                                                                                

You must have a valid driver’s license, clean abstract and access to a vehicle

HOURS:  37.5 hours per week, may include evening and weekend work

 

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.  If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

NO PHONECALLS PLEASE


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