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Settlement Worker

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Moose Jaw Multicultural Council Inc.
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University Diploma
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Settlement Worker's Role
-Welcome and assist refugee and immigrant clients with immediate and essential settlement services
-Assess settlement and integration needs of newcomers to Canada
-Assist newcomers in developing settlement plans
-Provide solution focused counselling for individuals and families as needed
-Conduct individual and group orientation/life-skills sessions
-Arrange tours of the community and its resources
-Build and maintain community partnerships with various service providers

-Amazing communication skills: written, verbal and non-verbal
-Well-developed interview, analytical and problem solving skills
-Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
-Experience working with culturally diverse clients
-Knowledge of and sensitivity to settlement issues and the barriers newcomers face
-Developed case management and referral skills
-Considerable knowledge of the community and its resources
-Group facilitation and public speaking skills
-Flexible and willing to work  evenings and weekends if necessary
-Proficient computer skills
-Valid Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle
-Preference will be given to individuals with post secondary education in the human services field
-Fluent in English and other languages are considered and asset


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own vehicle
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Human Services Diploma
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Cultural Awareness Training
Additional Skills
 - Administrative and office activities
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Settlement services for new immigrants
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Implement life skills workshops
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Conduct follow-up assessments
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Driver's validity licence check
Target Groups or Clients
 - Culturally diverse groups


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