New Job Settlement Worker In School (Swis) In New Brunswick

Settlement Worker in School (SWIS)
Settlement Worker in School (SWIS)

Settlement Worker in School (SWIS)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description


Reporting to the Executive Director of the Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association, and working in close collaboration with schools in the Miramichi region, the successful applicant will be responsible for the implementation and periodic review of settlement services for newcomer students and parents in the region's schools. This person is also responsible for facilitating and coordinating activities and events in order to promote the connection between the school, the family and the community. In addition, the successful candidate will be required to collaborate and work in partnership with other multicultural associations in addition to service providers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To welcome families to schools in Miramichi
  • Prepare information and orientation sessions for newcomer students and parents to inform them on topics related to the school system
  • Facilitate communication and constructive relationships between school personnel and newcomer families
  • Coordinate cross-cultural training for students, volunteers, and school system staff
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of cross-cultural outreach activities and promote openness to diversity in schools
  • Participate in the development of program communication tools (website, information kit, etc.) and promote them to families
  • Write activity reports as required by funders

Qualifications and Skills

  • One (1) year of post-secondary studies in a discipline related to the position is an asset
  • Two (2) years of experience in a discipline deemed relevant to the position is an asset
  • Other education and/or experience will also be considered
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Familiarity with social media management

Candidates must be able to:

  • Show patience and respect for newcomers
  • Lead, plan, and organize projects and services
  • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Partner and work with other community organizations and immigration service providers at the local and provincial levels
  • Work under limited supervision, as well as be part of a team
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to build trusting relationships with various stakeholders
  • Make presentations, convey information, and plan and execute meetings and events
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and conflict resolution skills in an intercultural context


  • A criminal background check is a condition of employment
  • A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle in order to travel between schools in the area

The position is full-time (37.5 hrs/week) and provides a competitive salary.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • MIRAMICHI, NB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Application question(s):

  • Are you currently authorized to work in New Brunswick?


  • French (preferred)
  • English (preferred)

Work Location: One location