Settlement Workers In Schools (SWIS) Position – Interlake Region (1.0 FTE)

Eastman Immigrant Services is seeking a SWIS Worker for its Interlake Division, operating out of Arborg, MB. Reporting to the EIS Program Director, this person will:

  1. Work collaboratively with the school to ensure that needs of both schools, students and parents are addressed
  2. Provide information/referrals to students and families regarding education and community resources
  3. Interpret and translate documents, meetings, gatherings that pertain to school
  4. Assess and evaluate needs of students and families in relation to education and in the community
  5. Develop rapport with students through regular school visits and activities
  6. Design school orientations for newcomer students and parents
  7. Design and coordinate presentations regarding Canadian culture in the education system (Parent teacher interviews, report cards, graduation, extra-curricular activities at school, etc)
  8. Problem solve with schools on behavioral issues that teachers may be coming in contact with
  9. Provide culturally appropriate training or access to training for high school students looking for jobs
  10. Network with organizations that directly affect students between the ages of 5-18 years (school age)
  11. Conduct needs assessments with students and families
  12. Refer families when issues are outside of school (CFS, finances, document renewals)
  13. Complete monthly reports and maintain up-to-date client files
  14. Provide cultural background information to school staff as needed
  15. Participate on committees, workshops and conferences as the schools see fit
  16. Provide service in accordance with the policies, guidelines, and protocols of the program and the local school divisions

Please apply by clicking the button below or send your resume and cover letter to Gwen Reimer, EIS Program Director, at gwen@eastmanis.com.
Closing date is Friday, August 27, 2021.

Location:

Arborg, MB

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Gwen Reimer
Phone: 2043718959

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