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Settlement Counsellor (NARS) #SFS-SC-1217

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Job Order #: 5601871

Employer Name:
Saskatoon Open Door Society Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
Starting from $20.48 per hour
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
ASAP to March 31, 2018
University Bachelor's Degree
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
Saskatoon Open Door Society Inc.

Employer Address:
100-129 3RD AVE N

Contact Name:
Molly Fergusson

Contact Fax:
(306) 653-7159

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Under the direction of the Manager, Settlement Family Support, you will receive and provide initial settlement services to refugees. Assist immigrants and refugees to become independent and self-sufficient by providing Information, Orientation and Community Connection and settlement counseling services. The position is frequently expected to provide service in clients first language or a common language other than English.

**ARABIC is an asset.

**Some evenings and weekends work may be required.

**NARS: Needs Assessment, Referral and Support.

**Candidates under consideration will be required to participate in an assessment process consisting of any/all of the following: interview, abilities test, case study and/or presentation.

**Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

**For more details job description please visit us at

**Education and Experience:
-Bachelors degree in social work, education or psychology and, one year of work experience providing counselling services, OR,
-Post secondary education in the social sciences, humanities or adult education, and, two years work experience providing counselling services, OR,
-An equivalent combination of directly related training and experience.
-Training in life skills counselling not mandatory but an asset.

**Required Licenses and/or Certificates:
-Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC) certification including Vulnerable Sector Search with no criminal record (done within last three months).

**Preferred Certificates:
-Holds a valid Saskatchewan Drivers license and access to a car for work purposes.


Skills and Abilities

Specific Skills
 - Counsel individuals on daily-life issues
 - Plan and co-ordinate social services
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Area Of Specialization
 - Health care
 - Housing
 - Immigration
 - Social and welfare services


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