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Coordinator, Orientation Services
Coordinator, Orientation Services ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Orientation Services to develop and deliver Orientation Services to adult newcomers, focusing on those with lower-language skills. Reporting to the Manager, Community Integration Services, these positions are responsible to: Duties and responsibilities: • Ensuring effective development, delivery and evaluation of workshops (mainly in-person with interpreters) including Introduction to Nova Scotia series, seasonal workshops and topic-specific workshops • Ensuring that workshops and materials are engaging, useful and relevant to the needs of clients, • Producing up-to-date written materials, presentations and/or visual aids to support orientation services, including Covid-related information • Ensuring an inclusive and respectful learning environment for clients • Researching orientation resources, materials and trends • Recruiting and scheduling guest speakers • Recuiting clients and promoting...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/18/2022
Intake Counsellors
Intake Counsellor ( 2 positions) Short-term contracts till end October 2022 ISANS is seeking 2 full-time Intake Counsellors to provide registration, orientation, information, settlement plans, referrals, follow-ups and re-assessments to ISANS clients. Services will mainly be provided in-person to Within Canada clients; however, services may also be delivered to Pre-arrival and Post-arrival clients. Reporting to the Manager, Community Integration Services, these positions are responsible to: • Conduct initial needs assessment interview with new clients as they register for ISANS services • Provide basic settlement information and orientation; • Link clients to federal and provincial programs and provide information on how to access these programs; • Develop action plans to achieve personal settlement goals that are reflect immediate, short and long term settlement needs; • Facilitate access to services by providing link between clients with specific settlement needs...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/18/2022
Program Assistant, Language Services
Program Assistant, Language Services ISANS is seeking a full-time Program Assistant, Language Services to support the effective and efficient administration of team programs, services, and activities, by providing program support to the team manager and team employees. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Administration and to the Manager, Language Services, the Program Assistant will be responsible for: Duties and Responsibilities: • Provide frontline support to clients and staff • Manage LS waitlists, process referrals to LS, and coordinate client enrollment • Coordinate orientations, support services, students records, student requests, and class configurations in collaboration with relevant staff • Manage and monitor class enrollments, attendance, and occupancy rates as per established practices • Record client interactions in internal and external databases • Administer and compile analytics as required • Coordinate and procure supplies, travel arrangements,...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/18/2022
Program Assistant, Family, Children & Specialized Settlement Services
Program Assistant, Family, Children & Specialized Settlement Services Short-term contract till end March, 2023 ISANS is seeking a Full-time Program Assistant, Family, Children & Specialized Settlement Services responsible for supporting the effective and efficient administration of the Family Children and Specialized Settlement Services Team. Reporting to the Manager, Family, Children & Specialized Settlement Services team, this position is responsible for: • Working with the team to create and maintain administrative processes for organizing and compiling the information required for accurate and timely reporting and evaluation of team services and programs • Recording, processing and storing documents in accordance with established procedures using computerized and manual processing systems • General administrative tasks including: o Compiling data, reports, presentations, team schedules on Connect, telephone lists and other schedules o Preparing various documents...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/17/2022
Supervisor, Employment & Bridging
Supervisor, Employment Services ISANS is seeking a Full-time Supervisor, Employment Services to provide day-to-day supervision of Employment and Bridging (E&B) Team employees and activities of the programs and services within the team, specifically supervising employees in the following programs and services: Head Employment Specialist, Employment Specialists, Job Search Resource Centre staff, Facilitating Access to Skilled Talent (FAST) program staff, Employment Services Coordinator, SkillsMatch staff, and Program Assistant. Reporting to the Manager, Employment & Bridging, this position is responsible for: Duties and responsibilities: • Ensure all employment services staff are providing employment-related services in a timely manner • Oversee the distribution of clients amongst employment specialists to ensure clients are distributed according to workload, eligibility, location, and background. Ensure this information is reported in client-related files • Ensure the...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/11/2022
Coordinator, Newcomer Community Wellness
Coordinator, Newcomer Community Wellness Program ISANS is seeking a full- time Coordinator, Newcomer Community Wellness Program responsible for promoting mental health and wellness of newcomers/refugees during their first years of settlement, by applying a holistic, trauma informed and collaborative approach, to prevent the onset of mental health problems and to support those experiencing mental health problems. Reporting to the Supervisor and Manager, Family, Children & Specialized Settlement Services, this position will be responsible for: Duties and Responsibilities: • Develop and implement strategies of coordination with ISANS programs to keep update trends related to mental health and wellness needs among clients. • Develop and maintain a network of practitioners to consult, refer or collaborate with, to respond to the needs of those clients who require additional mental health support. • Deliver wellness support group-sessions by designing, facilitating and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/11/2022
Settlement Counsellor- Family, children & specialized Settlement Services
Settlement Counsellor, Family Children & Specialized Settlement Services ISANS is seeking a full-time Settlement Counsellor responsible for providing settlement services to refugees and other eligible clients, including a complete needs and resources assessment and developing a collaborative action plan using client centered and trauma informed approach. Reporting to the Supervisor and the Manager, Family, Children and Specialized Settlement Services, this position is responsible for: Provide settlement support to eligible clients by: • Responding to clients’ calls to the Settlement Phone Line; • Providing short term case management for Ukrainian arrivals • Providing support with finding accommodation , setting up bank accounts, completing applications for services • Providing comprehensive needs assessment completed through in person or phone meetings, along with development of collaborative action plan for each client based on identified needs and clients’...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/11/2022
Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Support Worker- Temporary Accomodation
RAP Support Worker- Temporary Accommodation ( 2 positions) ISANS is seeking 2 Full-time RAP Support Workers- Temporary Accommodation to support the operation and delivery of programs/orientation and services to newly arrived government assisted refugee (GAR) clients at the temporary accommodation. Reporting to the Supervisor & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, these positions are responsible for: • Supports the delivery of practical orientations and services to a newly arrived GAR clients at the temporary accommodation • Responsible for the intake/admission, pre-departure services and checkout of residents • Responsible for ensuring welcome packages and client files are ready and prepared regularly • Ensure rooms are set up and equipped with toiletries, food, baby formula, diapers etc. • Organize and maintain supplies in the storage office and keep an up-to date inventory of supplies (e.g. diapers, formula, coffee, sugar etc.) • Responsible for the purchase and delivery...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/10/2022
Coordinator, Privately Sponsored Refugees (PSR)
Coordinator, Privately sponsored Refugees (PSR) Short-term contract to end March 2023 ISANS is seeking a Full-time Coordinator, Privately Sponsored Refugees (PSR) to facilitate private refugee sponsorship in Nova Scotia by supporting, informing and assisting relatives and private refugee sponsorship groups with sponsorship processes and issues. Reporting to the Supervisor & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position is responsible for: • Raising awareness about the Private Sponsorship Program • Meeting with ethno-cultural, faith and community groups about sponsorship issues • Meeting with families and groups about issues related to applying to sponsor relatives/refugees • Offering individual and group sessions on private refugee sponsorship and settlement • Submitting applications and monitoring overseas case files for ISANS • Providing private refugee sponsorship groups with problem solving support related to overseas processes (pre-arrival) and settlement issues...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/10/2022
Chief Technology Officer
The world isn’t designed for everyone in mind. Millions of places all around the world are still inaccessible to people with disabilities. That’s why AccessNow is building a movement that celebrates access by connecting people to inclusive, welcoming places for all. Our mission is to establish a go-to resource for accessibility information. We are building a connected platform to empower all people to discover a world of accessible opportunities, make better decisions and remove barriers. At this time, we are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to develop and implement our company’s technological vision. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Set a vision for how technology is to be used and determine the company's long-term and short-term technological goals, as conveyed through policies and concrete objectives • Stay on top of technology trends and new technology developments • Build and coordinate the work of the company’s technology...
City: Toronto, Ontario
May/08/2022
Life Skills and On-call Settlement Workers- Tigrinya and Burmese languages
Casual Life Skills and On-call Settlement Workers needed (fluency in Tigrinya and Burmese) ISANS is looking for people to join a team of support workers. The program is offered as part of ISANS settlement services to Government Assisted Refugees arriving in Nova Scotia. We support people when they first arrive, in order for them to live independently and safely in their new environment. In consultation with the Coordinators, Life Skills Program and the Supervisors, Refugee Resettlement, these positions will be responsible for: Providing practical orientation and support to ISANS clients in relation to their initial settlement needs such as: • personal safety • apartment and city living • life in Canada • shopping • getting to know the neighbourhood • public transportation • Finding community resources Provide practical orientation and support related to accessing the health care system such as: o Understanding in basic terms how the Canadian health care system...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/06/2022
Program Assistants for the Refugee Resettlement Team
Program Assistants, Refugee Resettlement Team (3 positions) ISANS is seeking 3 Full-time Program Assistants for the Refugee Resettlement Team to provide administrative and logistics support in 3 areas: Immigrant Health, Refugee Resettlement and Temporary Accomodation. Reporting to the Supervisor and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the Program Assistants will be responsible for: Immigrant Health: • Dispatching interpreters and providing information and support needed to successfully complete assignment  Assisting GAR clients with scheduling health care appointments when needed • Arranging for Settlement On-call Workers and Settlement Volunteers to orient clients to health care clinics and other related settings • Referring clients to alternative interpretation services • Providing information to clients and health service providers on issues relevant to medical interpretation and role of interpreters, • Monitoring need for health interpretation, • Assisting with the...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/06/2022
Settlement Counsellor, Client Support Services
Settlement Counsellor- client Support Services ( 4 positions) ISANS is seeking 4 Full-time Settlement Counsellors, Client Support Services responsible for providing settlement support to GAR (government-assisted refugees) within their first two years off arrival to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Intensive case management service model provides clients with a wide range of settlement services and referrals, based on individual needs with regular progress monitoring. Reporting to the Supervisor & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, these positions will be responsible for: Providing settlement support to eligible clients by: • Providing holistic information, advocacy and solution focused para counselling to clients based on their strengths and needs. • Providing referrals to appropriate internal or external resources. • Providing comprehensive settlement needs assessment completed through home visits and meetings, along with development of settlement plan for each client based on...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/06/2022
RAP Coordinator, Temporary Accommodation
RAP Coordinator- Temporary Accommodation ISANS is seeking a full-time RAP Coordinator- Temporary Accommodation responsible for coordination of all temporary accommodation activities within current and future ISANS temporary accommodation models for Government Assisted Refuges including transportation, meals, and clients accommodation. Reporting to the Supervisor and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the RAP Coordinator, Temporary Accommodation will be responsible for: Coordinates pre-arrival and post arrival activities activities by: • Assisting Supervisor in planning and making temporary accommodation arrangements at ISANS’ temporary accommodation locations as well as with commercial accommodation operators • Securing /booking additional space needed for clients’ orientations and other activities • Arranging for food for clients at all locations including catering and meal delivery when needed • Overseeing ISANS’ check-in and check-out temporary accommodation procedures...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
May/06/2022
Business Development Officer – Start-ups & Entrepreneurship
Job Duties: - Oversee design and implementation of programs, services and events for new businesses and actively seek out new opportunities - Conduct new business consultations and outreach to identify needs and follow-up to determine next steps - Design and deliver mentorship support program/referrals to support the success of new businesses - Represent the Corporation on working and advisory groups such as the Ontario Small Business Centre Network, Eastern Ontario Innovation Corridor, Kingston Innovation Ecosystem, and post secondary institution groups to advance the start-up ecosystem and identify opportunities to advance new business interests - Oversee the attraction of new/foreign entrepreneurs in priority sectors of Sustainable Manufacturing, Health Innovation and Creative Industries and deliver programs and services to introduce new businesses to Kingston’s start-up ecosystem i.e. bootcamps - Track data on department’s key performance indicators and prepare related...
City: Kingston, Ontario
May/03/2022
Digital Navigator, Language Services
Digital Navigator Language Services ISANS is seeking a part-time Digital Navigator, Language Services to help coordinate online language class activities and provide educational technology support to LS staff and clients. Reporting to the Supervisor and Manager, Language Services, this position will be responsible for: • Coordinating, administering and leading onsite orientations for new clients • Providing onsite and virtual support to individual clients from Literacy to CLB 8 in accessing online course delivery, including monitoring and responding to requests in the LS online email account • Planning and delivering online PD and training for instructors with support from head instructors • Providing support to instructors in the use of learning platforms and programs • Staying current with new trends and researching best practices for online language delivery • Developing processes and policies for online language delivery within specified program areas • Curating...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/25/2022
Supervisor, Language Services
Supervisor, Language Services (2 positions) ISANS is seeking 2 full- time Supervisors, Language Services to provide day to day supervision of Language Services employees and activities of the programs and services within the teams. Reporting to the Manager, Language Services, these positions will be responsible for: • Supporting the effective and efficient administration of team programs, services, and activities by providing supervisory leadership to the team • Day to day supervising, monitoring, mentoring, and supporting of team members on issues that arise; elevating to manager as appropriate • Arranging and supervising substitute EAL instructors • Providing support for language assessments, report cards, completion criteria • Assisting in developing schedules and timelines for programs • Assisting with the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures • Overseeing the daily activities of Language Services programming in consultation with the...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/24/2022
EAL (English as an Additional Language) Instructors- Multiple positions
English as an Additional Language (EAL) Instructors (multiple positions) ISANS is seeking full-time and part-time EAL Instructors to teach adult newcomers the language they need to integrate into the community and the labour market. Reporting to the Supervisor and the Manager, Language Services, the EAL Instructors will be responsible for: • Develop and deliver settlement language training (in-person, online or blended) to adult immigrants using a task-based teaching approach • Balance planning, teaching and administrative duties in a professional manner • Conduct ongoing needs and language assessments using Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) • Prepare and design appropriate and relevant materials (online and text-based) for teaching purposes • Keep up-to-date records of lesson plans and teaching activities • Liaise with other instructors to offer and gain support • Document clients’ learning progress, attendance and other relevant information as required • Conduct...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/24/2022
Accounting Assistant
Accounting Assistant ISANS is seeking a full-time Accounting Assistant responsible for calculating, preparing and processing bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, assisting with monitoring budgets, reports and other financial records according to established procedures under the supervision of the Manager, Accounting. Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, the position is responsible for: • Reviewing and matching invoices with requisition forms to ensure the necessary approvals of payment have been obtained, processing cheques • Coding invoices and preparing required allocations to programs • Establishing and maintaining up-to-date financial records • Updating monthly A/P Distribution sets • Preparing monthly financial statements • Recording petty cash and replacement, preparing bank deposit and cash cheques • Managing accounts receivable/accounts payable, preparing monthly aged schedule • Setting up new accounts, departments, budgets, vendors and customers...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/21/2022
Coordinator, HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters)
Coordinator, HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, HIPPY to manage the HIPPY Program at ISANS. The HIPPY program at ISANS is a home-based, weekly program for low-income newcomer and refugee families with children aged 3, 4 or 5 years to help prepare the children to start school successfully and to provide settlement support to the families. The Home Visitors are also newcomers who are building their work experience and professional development .Reporting to the Manager, Family, Children and Specialized Settlement Services, this position is responsible for: • Completing the Pre-service Training delivered by HIPPY Canada, which is 5 days in duration covering all aspects of administering a HIPPY Program. • Implementing the HIPPY program in accordance with the terms specified in the contractual agreement between HIPPY Canada and ISANS, in consultation with the Manager • Recruiting and selecting of eligible HIPPY...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/21/2022
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Instructor
ECE Instructor ISANS is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Education Instructor to provide quality care for newcomer children aged 6 months to 13 years in the ECE Centre. Reporting to the Supervisor, ECE and the Manager, Family , Children and Specialized Settlement Services, the ECE Instructor will be responsible for: • Designing and delivering culturally and age appropriate programming for newcomer children • Collecting children’s information as required by CMAS • Collaborating with the ECE coordinator regarding work related daily activities • Implementing and complying with ECE Centre policies and procedures • Ensuring the safety of the children in the centre • Maintaining the upkeep and cleanliness of the toys, equipment and the centre • Documenting (electronically)activities on a daily basis and writing required reports • Checking regularly e-mail messages information sent to all ISANS staff • Conducting parent-teacher interviews • Taking part in the annual...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Apr/19/2022
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