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The Centre for Newcomers is an Alberta leader in providing a variety of settlement, language training and employment readiness services to immigrants. Our mission is to achieve the integration of newcomers in the community, through services and initiatives that promote diversity, participation and citizenship. We make a positive difference in the lives of all Calgarians by:
•  Welcoming and supporting newcomers to settle and integrate
•  Fostering a culture that is founded on respect, cooperation and trust
•  Working collaboratively and in partnership.

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Posting Number 15-007

Position:  Delivery Representative

                 EthniCity Catering (Casual)

The Role

The Delivery Representative is responsible for all logistics related to accurate and timely delivery of orders to customers.  This position will effectively communicate with the Lead Cook and Customer Relations Representative, and will report to the Co-ordinator. The position requires flexible hours for delivery of orders in the evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering customer orders in a timely and food-safe manner, including set-up and presentation as requested; pick up equipments when needed
  • Monitoring customer satisfaction during deliveries
  • Providing customer feedback as necessary to the Customer Relations Representative
  • Communicating regularly with Lead Cook for ordering and/or purchasing of all supplies
  • Submitting receipts and invoices to the Customer Relations Representative
  • Reporting any vehicle maintenance requirements to the Co-ordinator; follow up with implementation as directed

Qualifications:

  • Alberta Class 5 Driver's License and excellent driving record
  • Above average ability to read maps, follow directions; familiar with quadrants of the city
  • Accurate attention to details
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and time management skills
  • Able to lift and carry up to 20 kg; bending, lifting and occasionally managing some stairs are bona fide occupational requirements.

To apply:  Please forward your cover letter and resume quoting the posting 15-007 to jobs@centrefornewcomers.ca

Posting opens March 23 - 15 and is ongoing.

Thank you for your interest.  Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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Posting Number 15-006

Position:  Family Settlement Practitioner

Program: Children's Settlement

The Role

The Family Settlement Practitioner will primarily facilitate group workshops for newly arrived immigrant parents with children ages 2 - 12 years. These families have been identified as benefitting from additional information and experiential learning opportunities in understanding family emotional well-being, connecting with community and navigating the K-8 Alberta education system.  this position will work closely with the rest of the settlement practitioner team to ensure that families are experiencing positive early settlement and integration outcomes through participation in the program. The Family Settlement Practitioner reports to the Children's Services Co-ordinator.  Evening and weekend work is required. This is a one-year position, until March 31, 21016 with the possibility of extension.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and facilitate parent focused group activities addressing settlement needs of families with children ages 2 - 12
  • Assist in developing new activities focused on family integration, settlement outcomes
  • Provide opportunities for families to acquire basic settlement skills which facilitate their transition to their new life in Canada
  • Collaborate with other team members in conducting intake, assessment and gathering feedback from program participants
  • Provide activity, client feedback and follow-up reports to the Program Co-ordinator
  • Assist with children's activity time as required

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Child Development, Social Work, Human Services or related field
  • Previous facilitation experience with family or parenting programs
  • Cultural sensitivity and experience related to multicultural service delivery to families
  • Excellent communication and team work skills
  • Fluency in English and a second language such as, but not exclusive to Mandarin, Urdu, or Arabic would be an asset
  • AAISA Settlement Practitioner training or certification an asset.

To apply: Please forward your cover letter and resume in one document quoting the posting #15-006 to jobs@centrefornewcomers.ca

Posting closes on April 2, 2015.

Thank you for your interest.  Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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