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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
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
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