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Multicultural Outreach Community Worker
Vancouver & Lower Mainland Multicultural Family Services Support Society (VLMMFSS)

The Multicultural Outreach Community Worker must be proficient in English as well as Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu. She will provide individual and/or group support and advocacy with immigrant, refugee, visible minority, no immigration status women and their children who are facing gender-based/ family violence.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant university Certificate in Social Work/Counselling, one-year relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of dynamics of gender-based violence, and acculturation issues impactingimmigrant, refugee and visible minority women and their children
  • Experience in providing supportive counselling.
  • Experience in organizing and conducting support groups.
  • Experience in advocating on behalf of vulnerable populations.
  • Ability to be empathetic and sensitive to socio-economic and ethno-cultural values.
  • Effective cross-cultural communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of other languages an asset
  • Knowledge of relevant resources
  • Ability to work effectively with other professionals in the community
  • Proficient in using office equipment and software applications.

 

Requirement: Satisfactory Criminal Record Check Hours: 14-21 hours per week

Pay Range: $26.74 – $30.69- Grid Level 11 JJEP Grid. This position requires union membership.

Deadline for applications: June 27th 2024

Please reply in writing with a resume and cover letter to: Harjit at email: harjit@vlmfss.ca

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Dr. Harjit Kaur
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Closing Date
27/06/2024
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