The YWCA is a positive community-based organization serving our community for over 110 years. We value inclusiveness, collaboration, and growth in all we do.
Report to: Manager of Settlement Services
The pay range is $21 – $22 per hour.
The Newcomer Settlement Worker will assist newcomers integrate into the St. Thomas-Elgin community. They will support settlement staff and volunteers to assist individuals and families as they move forward on their settlement plans by providing one on one supports on site and in the community. The Newcomer Settlement Worker will also be responsible for organizing group information and employment related sessions. They will connect newcomers with community partners and resources as they resettle and make a new life in Canada.
Creative and Innovative Thinking
Planning and Organizing
Accountability and Dependability
Development and Continual Learning
Post-secondary education in a related area.
Fluency in English and a second language considered an asset.
Must possess and demonstrate cultural awareness and some knowledge of current immigration issues.
Strong office administration, communication, and organizational skills.
Must possess knowledge of services and supports available in the St. Thomas and Elgin County community.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
Deliver Needs Assessment, Information and Orientation, and Referral Services based on clients’ needs.
Referrals to Community – Provide guidance to navigate community resources and services
Develop and facilitate group sessions for newcomers based on community needs.
Complete administration duties and reports.
Resumes and a detailed cover letter will be accepted up to Wednesday October 23, 2019 (4:00pm deadline) to:
OR mail to:
YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin
16 Mary Street West
St. Thomas, Ontario
No telephone inquiries please.
The YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.