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Company Name:
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, AB
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not specified
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

High River Flood Recovery Outreach Worker

Position Title: High River Flood Recovery Outreach Worker (for immigrants and other newcomers)

Position Description: This position will provide outreach support to immigrants and other newcomers to Canada during the transition and flood recovery process in High River, Alberta. This position is a team member of the Foothills Community Immigrant Services Office in High River.

Activities:

  • Provide on - site outreach services to immigrants and other newcomers in the Saddlebrook Community
  • Provide needed support to families and singles as a follow-up to the flood
  • Assist immigrant residents with transition into the High River community and permanent housing when the time comes.
  • Facilitate communication, information sharing, and referrals to other services as needed, including mental health services
  • Facilitate needed social and learning activities for immigrant and newcomer families and singles in the saddlebrook community.
  • Work closely with FCIS and partners to ensure access and broad support for the immigrant population

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Degree in Social Work
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with immigrant outreach.
  • Counseling and facilitation skills
  • Community liaison skills
  • Good communication skills, computer competency
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, organize one’s work and records
  • Second language an asset – especially Tagalog or Spanish

Position Particulars:

  • This is a salaried 32 hour a week position for one year – competitive salary
  • Benefits included
  • This position works in the community of High River, Alberta
  • This position requires police and security checks.
  • A car is required

Please submit covering letter and resume by 4 PM, September 13, 2013 to:

Diane Fisher

Manager Community Development and Integration Services

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

dfisher@ccis-calgary.ab.ca

403 262 2033 (fax)