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Receptionist
Short-term contract to May 2020 ISANS is seeking a full- time Receptionist to join the Support Services team to welcome all visitors to ISANS, handling front desk operations, directing clients to appropriate staff or resources, training and supervising Welcome Volunteers. Reporting to the Manager, Support Services the position is responsible for: Welcoming and providing information to clients entering the ISANS office by • greeting all persons entering ISANS by providing front line, professional customer service, responding to questions on programs, workshops, events and redirecting questions to appropriate staff • Providing general information about ISANS, its programs and services • Orienting, scheduling and supervising welcome volunteers Directing clients to appropriate services at ISANS by • Pre-screening clients for service eligibility • Referring face to face and telephone clients to appropriate staff • Providing information to clients about appointment...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Aug/09/2019
Senior Support Worker 1.0 (35 hours per week) position
Community Links operates within a community development framework; partnering with community and service providers to address community issues. We also provide services under the “Airdrie & Area Parent Link Centre”. Community Links provides services to all residents in Airdrie, Beiseker, Crossfield, Irricana, and surrounding areas of the County of North Rocky View. The main office is located in Airdrie, with satellite offices in other communities The Senior Services Worker will meet with seniors in their place of residence or at the Community Links office and provide a comprehensive assessment to determine the immediate needs of the senior, provide information and supported referrals internally and externally, reduce barriers for seniors accessing supports and provide follow-up care ensuring that seniors feel supported and connected to their community. The Worker will also provide assistance with forms (i.e. Airdrie Housing Ltd., AISH, Alberta’s Senior’s Benefits, Alberta...
City: Airdrie, Alberta
Posted on Aug/09/2019
Where Permaculture dreams come true - Create a sustaining garden in remote Chilcotin Mountains
Hi there! We are a small NGO for conservation and stewardship located on site a ranch and would like to start one or two permaculture gardens in the Cariboo-Chilcotin district of British Columbia, Canada. We share our home with 34 mountain horses, two pigs, chickens and purpose-driven people from all over the world. Our current goal is to become more self-sustainable on all pathways. As part of the planned improvements we seek to grow our own vegetables to supply some of our needs and further reduce the long transportation times of our groceries to our remote location, but also to educate our volunteers and the public that visits us on a sustainable and natural way of living. We seek to live and work in harmony with nature and create a holy, sustainable concept for our property and lifestyle. If you’re passionate about nature and gardening and the description below speaks to you, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Ideally, you … - have previous knowledge about...
City: Gold Bridge, British Columbia
Posted on Aug/09/2019
Internship and volunteer positions in Wilderness Stewardship Foundation
Are you seeking hands-on experiences in conservation projects abroad? Are you looking for a university related internship? A new challenge and personal growth? Do you want to travel and work with a higher purpose? The Wilderness Stewardship Foundation (http://wilderness.stewardship.foundation) is located in the South Chilcotin Mountains in British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to educate the public to become stewards of our wilderness environment, and we aim to accomplish this by developing environmental research and training programs in the fields of resource management and environmental stewardship. Our mission is to facilitate endless opportunities for personal growth and self-development, and we achieve this by developing wilderness stewards who are committed to inspiring the public and our partner organizations to become stewards of the wilderness and natural resources within our region, and worldwide. Your responsibilities - Ensuring the implementation of the...
City: Gold Bridge, British Columbia
Posted on Aug/09/2019
Coordinator, Family Support
ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Family Support responsible for assisting newcomer families in building healthy and violence-free families that are well integrated in the community and educating service providers and advocating for sensitive, inclusive and responsive services to newcomers on family matters. The Coordinator plays an enabling and supportive role with newcomer families, assisting with the assessment of clients’ needs, counselling and education of parents in the area of family life and settlement. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead & Manager, Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: Ensuring effective development, delivery and evaluation of the Program by: • Providing individual counselling, referral and follow-up with newcomers around family issues • Facilitating support groups for newcomers’ families • Facilitating women’s group for newcomer women • Facilitating individual and group orientation sessions on family life for new...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Aug/07/2019
Senior Accountant
Short term contract to November 30th, 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time Senior Accountant responsible for providing financial reports to funders ensuring reporting requirements and deadlines are met. Ensures accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks including G/L reconciliation, transaction verification, month end close, and financial statement preparation under the supervision of the Manager, Accounting. Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for: Accounting: • Prepare monthly program financial statements • Prepare complete and accurate financial reports to funders in line with reporting requirements • Manage the financial portion of the program contract, tracking revenues and expenses of the programs • Responsible for the accuracy of invoices and payables • Assist with budget preparations, contract proposals and funding applications • Lead accounting assistants coordinating daily and weekly activities to ensure...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Aug/01/2019
EAL Instructors (Evening Class)
EAL Instructors-Evening Class (full-time and part-time) ISANS is seeking EAL Instructors (Evening Class) to teach evening EAL classes to Adult Immigrants. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Language Services, the EAL Instructors (Evening Class) will be responsible for: • Delivering effective language learning programs for newcomers to Canada, providing ongoing links to existing resources/ supports/programs • Developing program materials and lesson plans on a regular basis • Conducting ongoing and final evaluation of participants’ language and program impact • Maintaining accurate records to ensure program accountability • Liaising with ISANS staff regarding referral and updates • Keeping up to date on EAL issues The ideal candidates for these positions will have the following: Education: • Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted • Recognized TESL qualification • Completion of the CLB Bootcamp...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jul/30/2019
Program Assistant, Employment & Bridging
ISANS is seeking a full-time Program Assistant, Employment & Bridging 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 Manager, Employment & Bridging, this position is responsible for: • Creating and maintaining 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 SharePoint, telephone lists and other schedules o Preparing various documents including letters, e-mails, forms o Answering telephone calls, relaying messages, handling queries o Photocopying, faxing, scanning, distributing reports, brochures...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jul/23/2019
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 Jul/22/2019
Coordinator, Life Skills Program
Short contract to end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Life Skills Program to provide practical support and orientation to Government Assisted Refugee (GAR) clients who face multiple barriers to their settlement, in order to live safely and independently in their new environment. The support is to be culturally appropriate, gender sensitive and delivered in client’s first language whenever possible, through trained ethno-cultural community members. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the Coordinator, Life Skills Program will be responsible for: Coordinating services & support offered to clients by: • Coordinating referral, assessment and matching process for services offered individually to clients / families. • Coordinating a regular monitoring of active matches • Supporting Life Skills Support Workers through individual debriefing, problem solving, providing resources & ideas • Responding to Life Skills...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/06/2019
Atlantic Employment specialist, SOPA
ISANS is seeking a Full-time Atlantic Employment Specialist, SOPA responsible for planning and delivering employment counselling and providing career exploration, aimed at assisting SOPA clients in their search for appropriate employment in Canada. SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) was created to improve linkages between pre-arrival and post arrival services using ISANS suite of professional online tools. Immigrants have access to the various online tools before their departure to Canada to facilitate and accelerate economic integration. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Employment Services, this position is responsible for: Planning, delivering and evaluating employment services for SOPA clients by: • Providing individual online employment counselling and follow-up sessions as appropriate • Working with immigrant job seekers on developing short and long term return to work action plans; • Maintaining familiarity with international accreditation processes in...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/05/2019
Coordinator, Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)
Short-term contract to end of March 2020 ISANS is seeking a part-time RAP Coordinator responsible for providing consistent and effective assistance to government assisted refugees in the first two weeks of their arrival in Halifax. Providing backup to the other RAP Coordinator Temp accomodation when absent and as needed and vice versa. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the RAP Coordinator will be responsible for: Coordinates pre-arrival activities by: • Creating new arrival files into the NewOrg database • Supporting food arrangement activities • Supporting with temporary accommodation arrangements Provides support with arrival activities by: • Conducting and recording intake and needs assessment with clients right after their arrival. • Suporting with providing orientation sessions focusing on transportation, affordable shopping and neighborhood resources. • Supporting with orinting and linking clinets to various fedral and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/05/2019
Communications Specialist
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. We are looking for an experienced, innovative and creative individual to be part of our dynamic team and organization. This is a full time Communications Specialist position that will assist the organization in the development of proactive and effective communications for CCASA. This includes providing technical expertise and practical design skills in the development and maintenance of various CCASA communication products, promotion of the agency’s brand identity and public image, and acts as a resource for fundraising/funding initiatives. Responsibilities include:  Collaborate in creating and implementing communications plans and strategies  Create and coordinate content for multiple media channels (social media, website, newsletter, etc.)  Assist in coordination of fundraising and awareness events/activities  Assist with writing,...
City: Calgary, Alberta
Posted on Jun/04/2019
Employment Specialist
ISANS is seeking a full- time Employment Specialist responsible for planning and delivering employment counselling, providing career exploration, and facilitating employment related workshops aimed at assisting immigrants in their search for appropriate employment in Nova Scotia. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Employment Services and the Manager, Employment & Bridging, the Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Plan, deliver and evaluate employment services for ISANS clients by: • Providing individual on-site or online employment counselling and follow-up sessions as appropriate • Referring clients to appropriate programs according to their career goals • Planning and facilitating pre-employment workshops • Conducting outreach activities with potential employers • Keeping up-to-date information on available training opportunities and educational programs which would enhance client employability • Maintaining familiarity with international accreditation...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
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 Supervising Team Leads and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, 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 coordinating with co-facilitators and complementary therapists. • Design and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
Coordinator, Trades Practical Assessment Project
ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Trades Practical Assessment Project responsible for the implementation and delivery of the Trades Practical Assessment Project which provides clients with the opportunity to demonstrate their competencies through an on-the-job paid work placement in their own trade. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Pre-Employment & Bridging and the Manager, Employment & Bridging the position will be responsible for: • Planning and coordinating the Trades Practical Assessment Project • Publicizing the project to prospective refugee trades participants; providing program information on an ongoing basis. • Working with the employment specialist team on selecting trades clients to participate in the project including providing a comprehensive needs assessment • Work with NS Apprenticeship Agency staff to offer trade specific assessment sessions with interpreters • Work with training organizations to plan the required safety training for 15...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
Clinical Program Supervisor Position
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. We are a dynamic service delivery agency that offers a dual mandate of clinical and education programs. CCASA is seeking a Clinical Program Supervisor to join our team. This mid-level position works closely with CCASA’s Supervisory Team and the Director - Clinical Services to oversee the agency’s crisis and counselling services. The successful candidate will be flexible and able to adapt to multiple demands while maintaining a vision of serving people who have experienced sexual violence as well as the broader community. Responsibilities of the Clinical Program Supervisor include: - Directly supervise, train, mentor and support Sexual Violence Therapists and also assist in the supervision of CCASA’s team of Sexual Violence Support Counsellors and ensure appropriate level of staffing for all Clinical programs - Contribute to and maintain a...
City: Calgary, Alberta
Posted on May/28/2019
Quality Assurance Specialist
Established in 1983, Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba provides a continuum of culturally appropriate child and family services to 11 First Nation Communities in Northern Manitoba, as well as Winnipeg and Thompson. Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist to ensure that the service delivery by Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba meets or exceeds internal and external requirements based on legislation and best practice in child welfare. Visiting agency sites, collaborates with stakeholders to develop, monitor and improve policies and practices, the Quality Assurance Specialist offers solutions when discrepancies are identified. The work is highly complex and requires the understanding and correct interpretation of laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: • Create a strategy for measuring continuous improvement in service delivery and operations. • Develop, implement and monitor policies, procedures...
City: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posted on May/27/2019
Coordinator, Professional Mentorship Program
Short contract to end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a Full-time Coordinator, Professional Mentorship Program to match internationally educated/experienced immigrants with volunteer mentors in their fields. The mentorship program assists mentees to enhance their employability, increase their professional networks and access professional groups and associations. Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, this position is responsible for: • Researching and identifying profession-specific networks to recruit potential mentor volunteers • Building up a local networks of professional organizations to support this program • Designing and delivering training and orientation to mentor volunteers • Implementing and developing client recruitment, referral and orientation procedures • Processing clients’ requests or referrals to the Mentor Program Services • Ensuring clients’ English level meets the program requirements • Arranging, supervising, supporting and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/27/2019
Program Assistant, Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Bridging Program
Short contract until end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a Part-time Program Assistant, Work-Based Trades Practical Assessment (WTPA) Bridging Program to support the Work-Based Trades Practical Assessment (WTPA) Coordinator, program participants and employers through the effective and efficient administration activities. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead- Pre-employment & Bridging & Manager, Employment & Bridging, this position is responsible for: • Recording, processing and storing documents in accordance with established procedures using computerized and manual processing systems required for accurate and timely reporting and evaluation of the program • General administrative tasks including: o Compiling data, reports, schedules, and telephone lists o Preparing various documents including letters, e-mails, forms o Answering telephone calls, relaying messages, handling queries o Photocopying, faxing, scanning, distributing reports, brochures etc • Providing...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/27/2019
Crisis Intervention Counsellor
ISANS is seeking a full-time Crisis Intervention Counsellor responsible for providing outreach and crisis intervention services to eligible client facing crisis related to break down of family relations, domestic violence, legal, mental and complex health issues, financial, and housing. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: Providing support, information, advocacy, referral and escort to eligible clients by: • Establishing supportive and collaborative rapport with clients by listening and helping clients identify the crisis and focusing towards resolution • Conducting crisis assessment and planning with individual clients, family or group • Assisting clients in identifying options and developing crisis action plan to resolve crises • Assisting client in identifying existing and developing new skills and support systems • Providing information, orientation and referral to internal...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/23/2019
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