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Settlement Counsellor


Competition #: 13-017
Job Category: Contract Full Time
Number of hours per week: 35
 

This is a contract full-time position for 35 hours per week.
 
As a Settlement Counsellor, you work directly with new immigrants and refugees supporting a smooth transition into life in Canada.  You evaluate client needs and develop service plans using a case management model.  Through your career, you have developed strong interviewing and assessment skills, along with expert knowledge of community resources.  As a strong collaborator, you develop partnerships with other service providers, clients and cultural communities to build on the strengths in newly arrived families.   You are an insightful teacher of basic life skills and have honed your coaching and counselling skills to maximize success for the clients you support.

Your related Degree/Diploma in a Human Services discipline and 2 years of experience working with newcomers to Canada has prepared you for this challenging position.  You are proficient with basic computer software and have the ability to learn new programs.  Fluency in English is essential, and the ability to speak another language is preferred.
 
 
Closing Date: January 30, 2013

Contact Information
Municipality: Red Deer
Address: 5104-48 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta
T4N3T8
Phone: (403) 347-8844
Fax: (403) 342-1890
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