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Program Coordinator
Vancouver Second Mile Society Job Posting Program Coordinator Downtown South Programs Our Society in part operates 2 programs, namely the Neighbourhood Helpers Outreach Program and the Continental Seniors Centre Drop in Day Program, that work together to enrich the quality of life of seniors living in Vancouver’s Downtown South. We are seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to lead, supervise and coordinate a group of volunteers to strengthen social support networks and promote health-related projects/initiatives among older low-income residents living in single room occupancy (SRO) hotels and social housing. OVERVIEW The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director, and collaborates with partner neighbourhood and city-wide organizations. He/she will oversee (1) the outreach programs which include Community Kitchens, Coffee House Sessions, Workshops and Training Sessions for Volunteers and Referral for seniors in nearby SRO hotels and social housing;...
City: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted on Dec/12/2019
Coordinator, Young Adult Settlement Support
ISANS is seeking a Full-time Coordinator, Young Adult Settlement Support responsible for providing direct support to government assisted, young adult refugees who face significant barriers to settlement during their first years in Canada. Support will focus on addressing and overcoming various barriers including orientation, goal setting, employment, language, and education. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead /Manager, Refugee Resettlement , the Coordinator, Young Adult Support Program will be responsible for: • Providing settlement case management services for refugee youth who require more individualized services • Provide one-on-one needs assessment, settlement plans and referrals, information and orientation sessions, and support to young adult refugees encountering difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and helping them to address and overcome those difficulties • Work collaboratively with Youth Life Skill, Employment and Language services and community partners...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Dec/10/2019
Business Counsellor & Trainer
Short term contract to September 30th, 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time Business Counsellor & Trainer to provide self-employment counselling, coaching, training and ongoing support to immigrants who want to start or grow a business in Nova Scotia. Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, the position is responsible for: Duties and Responsibilities: • Meeting face to face or at a distance with business owners (especially ISANS clients that have been in business more than 1 year, and new to ISANS clients that have been in business 3+ years) across the province to provide business counselling, coaching and support • Providing start-up counselling for International Graduates and those on an open work permit (prior to application to the province) including: o conducting needs assessment, goal setting, creating an action plan and providing guidance to clients about business start-up, providing follow-up and guidance at each stage of business growth including...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Dec/09/2019
RAP Coordinator, Temporary Accomodation
ISANS is seeking a full-time RAP Coordinator- Temporary Accommodation responsible for providing consistent and effective assistance to government assisted refugees during their stay in Temporary accomodation after their arrival to Halifax. Providing backup to other RAP team memebers when absent and as needed and vice versa. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the RAP Coordinator, Temporary Accommodation will be responsible for: • Conducting needs assessment with clients and providing assistance with complex cases and refer to supporting services as needed • Coordinating client access to IRCC RAP support services including documents preparation and submission • Providing financial orientation including banking services with the focus on clients entitilements and financial responsibilities with initial understanding and skills to use the basic products • Linking and providing RAP immediate orientation on multiple topics including but...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Dec/09/2019
Coordinator, Community Capacity
ISANS is seeking a part-time Coordinator, Community Capacity to provide support in building the community capacity to welcome diverse immigrants. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Community Integration Services, this position will be responsible for: • Facilitating the Welcoming Ambassador workshop series, a training program on creating inclusive, diverse and welcoming communities for all (https://www.isans.ca/connect-with-community/welcome-ambassador-program/) • Tailoring workshops as requested from external groups to support them to increase their awareness and ability to create safe and welcoming spaces to immigrants • Supporting internal and external partners and groups to increase their inter-cultural understanding and capacity • Staying abreast of information, statistics, challenges, best practices, and community resources The ideal candidate for this position will have the following: Skills: • Group facilitation and presentations • Ability...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Dec/07/2019
Program Assistant, Visible Minority Newcomer Women at Work
ISANS is seeking a full-time Program Assistant, Visible Minority Newcomer Women at Work responsible for supporting the effective and efficient administration of the Navigating the Canadian Labour Market project, by providing support to the project team and manager. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Employment & Bridging, this position will be responsible for: • Assisting with the on-going program recruitment efforts • Updating promotional flyers, answering inquiries about the project; connecting prospective project participants with the project coordinator and facilitator; • Maintaining lists of participants in the project and in the control groups; • Maintaining wait lists and ensuring their access to the services as needed; • Managing classroom booking and setup for all cohorts; • Producing and photocopying documents and workshop materials; • Collecting clients’ information and activities and inputting into ISANS database; • Supporting the...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Dec/05/2019
Coordinator, Professional Practice Program
ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Professional Practice Program responsible for the development and delivery of the professional practice program which provides job-ready immigrants with the opportunity to participate in work placements in a wide variety of occupational fields. Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, the position is responsible for: Duties and Responsibilities: • Communicating effectively and working in close collaboration with the employment specialists • Developing and maintaining a network of host employer contacts • Researching companies, organizations and other potential host employer sites; keeping up to date on labour market developments in Nova Scotia • Interviewing participants and working with them in a collaborative manner to develop work placement plans; ensuring ongoing contact and coaching relationships with individual participants (e.g. conduct work site visits) • Contacting, negotiating and contracting with...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Nov/24/2019
EAL (English as an Additional Language) Instructor-Outreach
Short-term contract to February 2021 ISANS is seeking a Full-time EAL Instructor, Outreach to teach adult newcomers the language they need to integrate into the community. The Instructor will be working with clients who face barriers to language learning. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Language Services, this position is responsible for: • Developing and delivering the Language Program to adult immigrants one-on-one in client’s home using the Language Curriculum Guidelines • Conducting ongoing needs assessments and language assessments using Canadian Language Benchmarks • Conducting client Check-in and program evaluations twice a year • Preparing and designing appropriate and relevant materials for teaching purposes • Keeping up to date records of lesson plans and teaching activities • Liaising with other instructors to offer and gain support • Keeping up to date on EAL and settlement issues • Keeping up to date records of client attendance and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Nov/22/2019
Database Coordinator
ISANS is seeking a full-time Database Coordinator to coordinate and monitor all processes relating to the internal database (NewOrg), including data maintenance and ongoing training and supporting staff across the organization. Reporting to the Manager, Online Strategy & Learning, this position will be responsible for: Ongoing: • Developing and implementing ongoing database training and training materials in consultation with staff • Managing user accounts on NewOrg – adding, deleting, revising as staff change positions and assigning passwords and access • Managing programs on NewOrg – adding, deleting, revising as programs change • Monitoring data entry and data integrity including checking for missing data, looking for trends in data entry problems • Documenting process for each program after development to create a final process including changes implemented in dev process • Introducing and supporting development of dashboards • Analyzing and recommending database...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Nov/18/2019
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