We are currently seeking to fill the following position to work at our physical location in Campbellton NB
Job Posting Number of positions: 2 Title: Settlement and Integration Officer /// Employer Outreach Officer Application Period: June 4th to June 17th, 2020 Salary: Competitive compensation package Work Schedule: Monday to Friday daytime with occasional evening and weekends Start Date: As soon as possible Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter to: email@example.com or to Restigouche Multicultural Association c/o Michelle Arseneault Po Box 122 Campbellton NB E3N-3G1
Job Description Summary Responsible for settlement services which promote the community and economic integration of newcomers. In this sense, they must plan, organize, and execute activities aimed at welcoming and settling newcomers by creating links between them and various community members. Settlement workers also work to increase community awareness of immigration and cultural diversity. The job requires being available to travel outside the region and the province at times, as well as to work occasional evenings and weekends.
The Restigouche Multicultural Association is a Newcomer Settlement Agency which serves the area of Restigouche County.
Key duties include the following tasks:
Provide welcoming and integrating services to newcomers of the region
Community Outreach and Public Awareness
Assist in the development of Multicultural Activities and Events that support inclusion
Build networks to promote newcomer integration
Promote contact and communication between persons of various cultural backgrounds
Facilitate regional collaborations with other organizations, the public and private entities to promote shared goals and objectives.
Employment support management for newcomers (Permanent Residents and International Students)
Support local employers with their newcomer recruiting needs
Collaborate/partner with NBMC and other Settlement Agencies in NB (best practices and common projects)
Social integration of newcomers
Requirements, Qualifications & Experience The successful incumbent must possess a genuine interest in helping immigrants settle and integrate in Restigouche.
Effective interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work unsupervised
Cross Cultural Sensitivity
Public Relations/Community Outreach experience
Experience working with diverse cultures preferably in non-profit organizations
Excellent problem-solving skills
Post-Secondary Education in a related field or equivalent work experience
Knowledge and training in integration initiatives and settlement services
Practical knowledge of the Microsoft Suite and Google programs
Strong organizational and reporting writing skills
Respect and openness to diversity
Adaptability to change
The ability to communicate in both English and French, any additional languages will be considered an asset
Only candidates that are being considered for the position will be contacted.