Job title: 235 Contract Settlement Counsellor
Company: Catholic Charities
Job description: Are you looking for an inviting and exciting career opportunity? Do you have a passion for immigration services and community support? If the answer is “Yes!”, this is the job for you!
Catholic Social Services is currently recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours/week) contract Settlement Counsellor in Red Deer.
Please note, this contract position has an expected end date of April 19, 2022.
Projected start date: October 15, 2020
You will be joining an established Agency that is guided by Faith to care for and bring hope to people in need with humility, compassion and respect. With more than 50 years of service delivery, Catholic Social Services is one of the largest multi-function social services agencies in Canada, with more than 1600 staff and hundreds of volunteers delivering 130+ programs throughout Edmonton and Central Alberta.
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.
Education and Qualifications:
- Your related Degree/Diploma in a Human Services discipline.
- 2 years of experience working with newcomers to Canada.
- Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Office and have the ability to learn new programs
- Certification through AAISA is preferred upon hire and required within 3 years of date of hire
- Clear and Current Drivers Abstract
- A vehicle and valid class 5 driver’s license – requirement to transport clients in your personal vehicle
- Proof of Vehicle Insurance showing $2 million liability coverage
- Criminal Record Check
- Child Intervention Record Check
- Fluency in a second language would be considered an asset
The salary range for this position begins at $25.51 per hour and is based on qualifications and experience. Please apply online at to competition number 20-235.
Closing date for applications: until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We offer flexibility and a supportive working environment.
We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity and people of faith or no faith
Expected salary: $25.51 per hour
Location: Red Deer, AB
Job date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 01:00:18 GMT
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