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Youth Settlement Counsellor


Competition #: 13-080
Job Category: Contract Full Time
Number of hours per week:
 

This is a contract full-time position for 37.5 hours per week.
 
As a Settlement Counsellor, you work directly with youth 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 youth. 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 as well as the ability to speak another language is required. A vehicle and a valid drivers’ licence is required for this position. 

We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. 

Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate. 

We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 
 
Closing Date: April 10, 2013

Contact Information
Municipality: Edmonton
Address: 8815 99 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E3V3
Fax: (780) 439-3154
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