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SETTLEMENT ASSISTANT - Canada Summer Jobs

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
$14.00/hr
Application Deadline: 
Friday 31 July 2020

Canada Summer Jobs

SETTLEMENT ASSISTANT

Newcomers’ Centre Department

Position Type: Contract 16 weeks, 17.5 hours a week

Positions to be filled: 1

Pay rate: $14.00/hour

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

 

Contract: August 10 – Nov 27, 2020

 

Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a multiservice not for profit agency located in Scarborough. We are looking for a mature, energetic and knowledgeable individual to fill the Settlement Assistant position to assist settlement counselors in providing information and referral services for newcomers.   This position will be working at our Newcomers’ Centre location at Dorset Park Community Hub. 

 

Job Description

  • Responsible for assisting settlement staff to provide information to clients
  • Assist staff in filling out forms
  • Assist in the development of  awareness of community and social services to support and make referrals for newcomers
  • Work cooperatively with other staff to ensure a consistent and high level of client service
  • Follow high quality standard procedures for receiving and directing calls and handling walk-in clients
  • Support core services (Settlement and Integration, Orientation Sessions, Community Events, Workshops)
  • Provide logistical support
  • Data-entry; create and maintain databases and spreadsheets
  • Provide administrative support 
  • Perform other duties as required

 

Qualifications

  • Youth between 18-30 years old
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, Convention refugee or Protected person
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN) and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Some experience in office/clerical work
  • Some experience in teaching (i.e. tutorial, etc.)
  • Excellent computer skills (i.e. using online applications)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of newcomer issues and understand current trends about them
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • A positive attitude with creative and dynamic leadership skills
  • Ability to speak another language is an asset
  • Youth from the LGBTQ+ community is highly encouraged to apply
  • Must be a returning student by September 2020

 

How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter in one document to

Jamillah T. Mananghaya-Poernama, Manager of Newcomers’ Centre

Email: newcomers@agincourtcommunityservices.com

No phone calls please.

 

Please quote Settlement Assistant in the subject line of email.

 

ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

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