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Name of agency: Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer. 

Years of experience required: 0
Compensation: $11.40/hour
Application deadline: 02.06.2017
About the agency:

​​​​Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1988 by concerned members of the community to enhance the quality of life of those residing in the Dixie Bloor area.

Responsibilities:
  • ·       Plan educational and fun activities to increase interaction and positive relations among youth from diverse cultures
  • ·       Actively participate in organizing and engaging children in recreational, creative and multicultural activities
  • ·       Maintain up to date records
  • Participate in ongoing activities of the centre
Qualifications:

·       Must be eligible to work in Canada

·       Not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits

·       Is enrolled and will be attending either a secondary or post-secondary program in

September 2017

·       Returning to school full-time after the work term

·       Excellent written and verbal English skills

·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·       Excellent leadership skills and commitment to teamwork

·       Experience working with a diverse community

·       Excellent organizational skills, ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

 

·       Second language is an asset

Job Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter for reference no. 07-010 by June 22, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

 

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

Name of agency: Punjabi Community Health Services
Website Title: PCHS
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

About Position:

 

This Crisis Support Worker’s position is funded by the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC.) Reporting to the Supervisor of Settlement Services, Crisis Support Worker’s primary responsibility will be crisis assessment and provide immediate support to the newcomer families and refugees. The scope of the role includes but not limited to providing effective crisis intervention and stabilization to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis, responding to referrals from newcomer Settlement staff and providing timely crisis assessment, intervention and assistance in accessing or referring to internal or external community resources. The Crisis Support Worker will also provide consultation, assessment and recommendations to other Settlement Counsellors when there is an emergent mental health concern. Services are provided in accordance with the mission and established protocols of PCHS. The ultimate outcome of the program is to help newcomers become fully engaged in all aspects of Canadian life – social, economic, political and cultural. 

Years of experience required: 2-3 years
Application deadline: 06.06.2017
About the agency:

Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) is a pioneer community based not for profit, charitable organization. PCHS has been fulfilling needs of the diverse communities for the past 27 years by providing services in the areas of addictions, mental health, geriatric, health promotion, domestic violence, parenting, settlement and services for women, children and youth. PCHS has a number of research studies to its credit and is recognized as an innovative organization for community development and for its Integrated Holistic Service Delivery Model. PCHS is accredited by Commission of Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International and Imagine Canada.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to the newcomers and refugees and their families experiencing crisis
  • Developing holistic crisis plans for the clients and their families, to mitigate and manage the immediate risks to their mental health
  • Outreach and promotion of services to the target group
  • One-on-one crisis support assistance to individuals/families
  • Liaise with community support and partners (i.e. mental health service providers,) for client’s recovery and reintegration into the society, work with families, crisis intervention/prevention, advocacy, referrals to other services etc.
  • Develop and implement best crisis management strategies in partnership with clients
  • Maintain documentation
Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Degree or diploma in health services, social services or human services equivalent
  • Evidence of very sound assessment, organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Crisis intervention experience preferred
  • Experience with newcomers and refugees’ mental health is an asset
  • Understanding and knowledge of the diverse communities with emphasis on the Arabic Community
  • Understanding and knowledge of the mental health issues of immigrants and refugees
  • Knowledge of Immigration Contribution Agreement Reporting Environment (iCARE) is an asset  

Proficiency in technology:

  • Excellent working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills
  • Familiarity with Cloud technology and Share-Point is an asset

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Superior time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License, have regular access to a reliable vehicle and provide proof of adequate vehicle insurance
  • Required to provide a satisfactory criminals reference check (CRC)
  • Fluency in Arabic languages
  • Current CPR/ First-Aid certification

 

 

Job Contact Information:

OTF_HORZTL_CLR_W_Spacing_MD[1]Hours:                              Full time, 37.5 hours

(Some evenings and weekends work is required)

Position to commence:    June 16, 2017

Please submit resume by 3:00 pm on June 6, 2017 to the Hiring Committee at:

jasmin@pchs4u.com

Please add Job Posting# CW/SP-003/ 2017-18 to the email subject line and cover letter

PCHS offer an attractive and rewarding work environment. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

 

PCHS is committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities among other self-identified diverse groups. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at jasmin@pchs4u.com

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