Integration Services Coordinator

OVERVIEW

Reporting to the New Brunswick Multicultural Council and working closely with the Kent Regional Service Commission, the incumbent is responsible for the implementation and periodic review of a regional initiative targeting the integration and inclusion of newcomers in the Kent region (Richibucto and Bouctouche). This person is also responsible for facilitating and coordinating activities and events throughout the region with the goal of helping newcomers to thrive and enjoy greater quality of life in the community. She/he is also expected to cooperate and partner with other multicultural associations and service providers operating in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors with a view to developing immigration solutions that help to meet the needs of the local workforce.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Liaise with and coordinate the efforts of the business community, local partners, service providers and newcomers.

· Assist in developing structures and programs to support the integration process.

· Coordinate reception, settlement and integration services and serve as contact person to the numerous organizations supporting and participating in related initiatives to promote retention.

· Plan, organize and coordinate activities in the host community in partnership with various organizations and associations to promote intercultural understanding and openness to diversity and raise public awareness.

· Coordinate, develop and assist in facilitating community forums, events, presentations and workshops in conjunction with various organizations and associations.

· Manage, prepare, revise and distribute communication content via websites, brochures, reports and other documents, social media, presentations and other tools.

· Participate in the development of processes, tools and policies in relation to reception, integration and settlement.

· Other related tasks as required.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

· One (1) years of post-secondary studies in a discipline related to the position.

· One (1) years of experience in a discipline deemed relevant to the position.

· An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge:

· Excellent knowledge of spoken and written French.

· Good knowledge of spoken and written English.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

· Strong communication and writing skills.

· Familiarity with social media management and Google Drive.

Aptitudes:

· Advanced leadership, planning, organizational and prioritization skills.

· Able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

· Capable of partnering and working with other community organizations and immigration service providers at the local and provincial levels.

· Able to exercise tact in communicating and negotiating with, influencing and serving internal and external stakeholders.

· Able to work both under limited supervision and as part of a team.

· Discretion, confidentiality and compliance with the Privacy Act.

· Flexibility and openness, ability to analyze and synthesize information.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships with various stakeholders.

· Able to make presentations, convey information, and plan and execute meetings and events.

· Sound judgment and conflict resolution skills in an intercultural context.

· Interest in local economic and community development and multiculturalism.

Requirements:

· A criminal record check is a condition of employment.

· Covid Vaccinations

· Candidates must have a valid driver's license; access to a vehicle is an asset.

Work With Us

Work and travel on evenings and weekends for activities across the region will sometimes be required in this position. The incumbent will have the option to manage her/his own schedule to meet the position requirements effectively without incurring overtime. Approved travel expenses will be reimbursed by the employer.

Working hours, compensation and term of position

· Twenty-five hours (25 hr) per week, variable.

· 1-year contract with possibility of renewal.

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