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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
Program Assistant, Refugee Resettlement
Short contract until end December, 2019 ISANS is seeking a Part-time Program Assistant, Refugee Resettlement 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 & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, 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 Update client information in files and data base o Compiling data, I-CARE reports, presentations, team schedules on Connect, telephone lists and other schedules o Organizing data on Settlement Drive o Coordinating...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/16/2019
Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator
ISANS is seeking a full-time Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator to support job-seeking clients with their immediate needs including answering employment related questions, targeting resumes, applying for jobs, and accessing information about internal and external supports at the Job Search Resource Centre, ISANS Desmond. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Pre-Employment & Bridging and the Manager, Employment & Bridging, the Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator will be responsible for: • Staffing the Job Search Resource Centre offering drop-in support to clients accessing the centre including: reviewing resumes, cover letters, job applications and answering employment related questions • Providing timely on-line resume, cover letter and job application reviews to clients, who are unable to access the centre in person or who live in rural Nova Scotia, through several types of technology: Optimal Resume, Skype for Business, and Big Blue Button • Maintaining accurate...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/15/2019
EAL Instructor- English in the Workplace
Short- Term Contract to end of January 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time EAL Instructor (English in the Workplace) to teach employed newcomers workplace language onsite in their workplace. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Language Services, the EAL Instructor (English in the Workplace) will be responsible for: • Delivering on site English in the Workplace training, providing ongoing links to existing resources/ supports/programs • Developing customized English in the Workplace programs for employed newcomers to Canada • Conducting needs assessment with employers, supervisors, employees • Conducting ongoing and final evaluation of participants’ language learning 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 • Attending training courses and training opportunities • Performing other duties as required ensuring smooth...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/14/2019
Sexual Violence Educator
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. CCASA is seeking a full-time Sexual Violence Educator to join our Education and Training Services. This individual will provide education to elementary school aged children, teachers and parents on child sexual abuse through the “Who Do You Tell?”™ Program and other parent focused curriculum. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work in upstream primary education, making a significant difference in the lives of children and families, and as part of the larger dynamic CCASA Education team. Educators also provide support, crisis intervention and advocacy to individuals who have experienced or have been impacted by sexual abuse/assault through the CCASA phone line and Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team. Responsibilities of the Sexual Violence Educator include: • Delivery and facilitation of CCASA’s Child sexual abuse education...
City: Calgary, Alberta
Posted on May/08/2019
Community Outreach Program Coordinator Neighbourhood Helpers Project – Downtown Eastside
We are seeking a part-time Community Outreach 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 hotels and social housing in the Downtown Eastside. OVERVIEW The Community Outreach Program Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director, and collaborates with partner neighbourhood and city-wide organizations. He/she will oversee the programs which include Community Kitchens, Breakfast Programs, Coffee House Sessions, Food Box Delivery, Workshops and Training Sessions for Volunteers and Advocacy for seniors. RESPONSIBILITIES Community programs and Initiatives • Research and shape innovative food-related/health-related programs in response to community needs with input and collaboration from community members and other programs. • Collect feedback, evaluate and apply results for continual...
City: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted on May/07/2019
Language Counsellor- Literacy to CLB 4
ISANS is seeking a part- time Language Counsellor- Literacy to CLB 4 to work with clients who have language levels of literacy to CLB 4. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and Manager, Language Services, this position will be responsible for: • Discussing clients’ motivation, goals and needs related to language acquisition while helping them understand their abilities and skills • Informing clients of language training options available through Language Services courses and other ISANS/community programs; making program referrals as needed • Developing language learning pathways for literacy to CLB 4 with other ISANS/community programs • Designing learning paths in consultation with clients and providing accurate information needed to make informed language learning decisions • Liaising, communicating and maintaining ongoing relationships at ISANS and with other community organizations • Identifying programming and service gaps, and making recommendations to supervisor...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/06/2019
Team Lead, Refugee Resettlement
ISANS is seeking a Part- time Team Lead, Refugee Resettlement to provide additional support & leadership to the Refugee Resettlement Team. Reporting to the Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: • Coordinating settlement and disability support case management activities • Coordinating service delivery back-up during staff illness/absence • Overseeing all communication related to the team’s programs and services (i.e.: presentation materials, program resources, event promotions, etc.) • Assisting with the implementation of new strategies, programs, policies and procedures • Overseeing the development and use of service delivery evaluation tools and data collection • Coordinating reporting activities (including iCARE) • Liaising with other supervising team leads on the team and across ISANS to ensure ongoing links to existing resources/supports/programs and providing consistent approaches • Monitoring, mentoring and providing support to team...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/01/2019
Supervising Team Lead, Refugee Resettlement
ISANS is seeking a Full- time Supervising Team Lead, Refugee Resettlement to provide day to day supervision, coaching and mentoring to Refugee Resettlement Team employees and to oversee the activities of the programs and services within the team. Reporting to the Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: • Monitoring, mentoring and supporting team members with minor client/staff issues, elevating to manager as appropriate • Supporting the effective and efficient administration of team programs , services and activities by providing supervisory leadership to the team • Ensuring all staff are providing services in a timely manner • Ensuring the consistency of work approach across all RR programs • Supporting the team with counselling and debriefing during and after complex cases and situations • Assisting with the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures • Ensuring accurate and timely data entry by staff using...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/01/2019
Youth/Family Navigator
CFEC is seeking a Youth and Family Navigator to join our team to work with adult and youth clients. The Navigator engages, educates, and empowers youth and families in the community to address issues including, but not limited to: conducting family group conferencing, building connection to positive supports, identifying and overcoming barriers, conflict, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, referral to services, education, and employment. The role serves as a bridge between at-risk clients and supports by connecting clients to those supports that are available and advocating for supports that are not currently in place. The Navigator will also staff an off-site youth drop-in centre and provide community outreach services for youth and families. This is a full-time position; currently a 3 year contract but with the potential to become a permanent career position. Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or a related field. • 5 years of experience...
City: 100 Mile House, British Columbia
Posted on Apr/28/2019
Competitive Gymnastics Coach - WAG Programs
The Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club is looking for a dedicated and hardworking Competitive Gymnastics coach for our WAG program. If you are a responsible, energetic and fun coach with lots of fresh ideas and a huge passion for artistic gymnastics, then we’d be interested in hearing from you. As a Coach on our WAG team, you will be responsible for developing annual training plans for the competitive program gymnasts. You will need to identify each athlete’s potential and develop individual training plans for them to reach their highest abilities with both short and long term goal setting. You will analyze your athlete’s strengths and weaknesses so that you can compose routines using the current code of points and use appropriate program manuals that are challenging and fun for the athlete. As a great coach, you know that the top performers are more than just physically fit, they are also mentally strong. Your training plans include strategies to prepare athlete’s for the...
City: Canmore, Alberta
Posted on Apr/25/2019
Atlantic Facilitator, Job Search Strategies Workshop, SOPA
ISANS is seeking a full-time Atlantic Facilitator, Job Search Strategies Workshop to facilitate, in collaboration with a network of online practitioners across Canada, pre-employment workshops to assist pre-arrival immigrants enhance their ability to integrate the labour market in Atlantic Canada. Reporting to the Project Lead, SOPA, the position is responsible for: • Providing an overview and orientation to the courses offered and best practices for SOPA staff • Delivering Job Search Strategies Workshops to immigrants destined for the Atlantic region • Provide reliable information, guidance, resources and links to different occupational fields • Provide opportunities for immigrants to link with local employers • Monitor and actively participate in group discussions • Monitor and record participant progress • Provide ongoing links to existing local resources/supports/programs/information • Providing feedback to clients in a timely manner The ideal candidate for...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/25/2019
Home Share Providers
Strive Living Society is currently seeking highly skilled, experienced and active couples/families in the Greater Vancouver area to provide care and support in their home to a young female who is hearing impaired and has a developmental disability. The ideal candidate would be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). They would be comfortable modelling positive behaviors, and would be very patient. In addition, potential care providers would have an extra room available in their home. Candidates must also have a valid BC Driver's license and have an access to a reliable vehicle. Funding contract is $5300 net per month. In addition, one to one staff supports of up to 28 hours per week will be provided to give care providers a period of respite. Suitability of the applicant will be determined through a screening process based on an agency interviews, reference checks, submission of all required documentation (including a criminal record background check for all adults over...
City: Vancouver, British Columbia
Posted on Apr/24/2019
On-Boarding Employer Engager Coordinator, outside HRM( Bridgewater, Kentville, Truro, Yarmouth)
Onboarding Employer Engagement Coordinator, outside HRM (4 positions located in Bridgewater, Kentville, Truro & Yarmouth) ISANS is seeking 4 Full-time Onboarding Employer Engagement Coordinators, Outside HRM who, working in partnership with small-centres and rural communities, will support employers to successfully onboard and retain newcomers in the workplace, and settle their families. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, these positions will be responsible for: • Organizing, developing, participating and/or presenting information and orientation sessions to engage rural employers on the benefits of diversifying their workforce by hiring immigrants • In partnership with the community and ISANS providing the training, tools and resources employers need to recruit, retain and integrate newcomers and their families in the community • Building capacity and understanding of cross-cultural issues within supporting agencies,...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/23/2019
Supervising Team Lead, Business & Workforce Integration
ISANS is seeking a Full-time Supervising Team Lead, Business & workforce Integration (BWI) to provide day-to-day supervision of Business and Workforce Integration Team employees and activities of the programs and services within the team (including three mobile employer support staff location across the province). Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, this position is responsible for: • Day to day supervision of BWI staff • Ensuring delivery of BWI program services in a timely manner • Ensuring the smooth running of programs, especially for new pilots • Conducting observations of programs • Monitoring, mentoring and providing support to team members on minor client/staff issues, elevating to Manager when appropriate • Coordinating service delivery back-up during staff illness/absence • Coordinating and/or facilitating team meetings • Coordinating scheduling for staff over holiday periods, vacations, etc. • Keeping team manager informed of major...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/23/2019
Increase Your Employability Skills Through Volunteering!
Are you eager for an opportunity to learn and practice office skills for future employment? Are you interested in working in a fun, light-hearted environment with lots of wonderful people? Are you looking for a way to contribute and give back to the persons with disabilities community? If so, then consider registering with the Volunteer Skills Development Program at the Victoria Disability Resource Centre! The VDRC aims to promote the independence of persons living with all forms of disabilities, and at the heart of this are our wonderful volunteers. The Volunteer Skills Development Program offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals to help with the daily operations of our organization and, in the process, develop valuable skills and practices that many prospective employers look for in job applicants. Positions currently being filled by volunteers include front desk reception, parking placard sales desks, administrative assistance, IT support, computer tutoring,...
City: Victoria, British Columbia
Posted on Apr/17/2019
Montreal Community Leader
A day in the life of a Community Leader: With support from your Community Leader Coach, you’ll manage Mealshare operations in Montreal and hustle to: • Pitch and sell to prospective partner restaurants via emails, drop-ins, networking and cold calls • Build and maintain meaningful relationships with our partner restaurants • Manage relations with our partner charities • Help cultivate Mealshare’s social media presence • Secure funding and general support from the community What it takes: You’ll be responsible for Mealshare’s operations in Montreal. You’ll need a heart for helping people and a head for getting stuff done. We are looking for someone upbeat, friendly and personable with 3+ years of relevant experience. Our ideal candidate is: • Passionate about changing the world with their career • Extroverted; a natural friend maker/people person • Trustworthy and genuine • Organized and efficient • Hard-working with a hunger to exceed expectations • A...
City: Montréal, Québec
Posted on Apr/15/2019
Winnipeg Community Leader
A day in the life of a Community Leader: With support from your Community Leader Coach, you’ll manage Mealshare operations in Winnipeg and hustle to: • Pitch and sell to prospective partner restaurants via emails, drop-ins, networking and cold calls • Build and maintain meaningful relationships with our partner restaurants • Manage relations with our partner charities • Help cultivate Mealshare’s social media presence • Secure funding and general support from the community What it takes: You’ll be responsible for Mealshare’s operations in Winnipeg. You’ll need a heart for helping people and a head for getting stuff done. We are looking for someone upbeat, friendly and personable with 3+ years of relevant experience. Our ideal candidate is: • Passionate about changing the world with their career • Extroverted; a natural friend maker/people person • Trustworthy and genuine • Organized and efficient • Hard-working with a hunger to exceed expectations • A...
City: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posted on Apr/15/2019
Coordinator, Private Sponsorship, Refugees
ISANS is seeking a Part-time Coordinator, Private Refugee sponsorship 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 Supervising Team Lead & 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 (post-arrival) The ideal candidate for this position will have the...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/05/2019
Home Share Providers in Coquitlam, BC
Strive Living Society is currently seeking highly skilled, experienced and active couples/families in Coquitlam/Tri-Cities who are interested in providing independent suites within their home for an individual with behavioral support needs. The ideal candidate would have experience supporting individuals with Autism, individuals with limited expressive communication, and challenging behaviors. Candidates must be available to provide ongoing daily support and have an access to a reliable vehicle. Contracts range from $4000 to $7000 net per month depending on the level of support required for each individual. The Hybrid Supported Home Share program places individuals into caring homes in addition to providing one-to-one staffing for minimum 30+ hours per week, as well as ongoing case management support. Suitability of the applicant will be determined through a screening process based on an agency interviews, reference checks, submission of all required documentation (including...
City: Coquitlam, British Columbia
Posted on Apr/04/2019
Home Share Providers in Richmond, BC
Strive Living Society is currently seeking highly skilled, experienced couples/families in Richmond who are interested in providing independent suites or shared accommodation (bedroom) within their home to support individuals with complex behavioral and medical care needs. The Hybrid Supported Home Share program places individuals into caring homes in addition to providing one-to-one staffing for 30+ hours per week, as well as ongoing case management support. Contracts range from $4000 to $7000 net per month depending on the level of support required for each individual. Suitability of the applicant will be determined through a screening process based on an agency interviews, reference checks, submission of all required documentation. Why become a Hybrid Supported Home Share Provider? -Great opportunity to work from home, flexible schedule, competitive compensation -Make a meaningful impact in other's lives -30+ hours of one-to-one support provided per week,...
City: Richmond, British Columbia
Posted on Apr/04/2019
Supervising Team Lead, Language Services
Short Contract to April 30th, 2020 ISANS is seeking a full- time Supervising Team Lead, 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, this position 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 CLB 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 manager...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/03/2019
Early Childhood Education Instructor Level 2 certification
ISANS is seeking a part-time Early Childhood Education Instructor- level 2 certification to provide quality care for newcomer children aged 6 months to 13 years in the ECE Centre. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads, ECE Centre and the Manager, Support 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 CMAS review...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/03/2019
Consultant, People & Organizational Culture
ISANS is seeking a Full-time-time Consultant, People & Organizational Culture to work closely with the Associate Director, People & Organizational Culture to efficiently and effectively coordinate the full range of People & Organizational Culture services for all ISANS’ colleagues. Reporting to the Associate Director, People Organizational Culture, this position is responsible for: • Supporting all ISANS’ colleagues as the first point of contact for standard questions on policies and procedures, ideas to enhance our colleague experience, or general inquiries, including counselling and coaching all levels of colleagues for optimal solutions or outcomes. • Engaging in recruitment for Supervising Team Leads and Managers in conjunction with Associate Director, POC. • Creating and facilitating new orientation, onboarding, training, and development sessions, including ongoing enhancements and consistent delivery. • Supporting ongoing talent assessment and development, including...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/02/2019
Assistant, People & Organizational Culture- 50% role
ISANS is seeking a Part-time Assistant, People & Organizational Culture to work closely with the People & Organizational Culture team to efficiently and effectively support the administrative needs of the team. Reporting to the Associate Director, People Organizational Culture, this position is responsible for: • Producing a high volume of accurate employment-related letters from standardized templates and draft ad hoc requested letters without templates. • Maintaining employees’ files, electronically and hardcopy, in accordance with data retention and privacy policies and best practices. • Tracking data for POC related practices and programs and report status to Associate Director, POC. • Entering data, assuring quality, and reporting from ADP database. Liaising with ADP to resolve any technical system issues. • Ensuring all ISANS employees are signed up with ADP, have access to their pay slips, know how to check their leave balances, book and unbook time...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Apr/02/2019
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