Catholic Social Services Large


Settlement Counsellor

Competition #: 13-083
Job Category: Full Time
Number of hours per week: 37.5

This is a full-time position for 37.5 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 have prepared you for this challenging position. You are proficient with basic computer software and have the ability to learn new programs. Fluency in English and Persian/Dari languages is required. A vehicle and valid driver's license is required for this rewarding position.

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

Location: Red Deer

Closing Date: April 24, 2013

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