Catholic Social Services Large


Settlement Counsellor - Employment Readiness Program

Competition #: 13-092
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 possess cross-cultural understanding and communication. Through your career, you have developed strong 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. Experience delivering employment readiness and job search programs along with current knowledge of job search strategies and techniques make you a successful candidate for this exciting role. 

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 is essential.

Closing Date: May 01, 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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