Employment Opportunities at CultureLink

CultureLink works within an anti-oppression framework and is committed to equity.

Youth Worker, Skills for Youth Success

Hours: 28 hours per week
Start / End Date: January 22, 2020 – March 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension
Deadline to apply: January 21, 2020, 5 pm

CultureLink is seeking a full-time Youth Worker to deliver the Skills for Youth Success (SYS) program. The Skills for Youth Success (SYS) program is a pre-employment initiative that will support the long-term education and career pathways for racialized, vulnerable and newcomer youth ages 15-29. Through interactive, step-by-step, in-class and online instruction, relevant networking opportunities and employment mentorship, SYS will support these youth by assisting youth in developing online media-based resumes; developing effective networking skills; facilitating effective employment & mentorship opportunities, and providing education for other professionals to support youth in this field.

School Settlement Worker – Extended

Hours: 35 hours per week
Start / End Date: January 20, 2020 – March 27, 2020
Deadline to apply: January 17, 2020, 5 pm

The School Settlement Worker implements the Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program from September to June, and the Summer Settlement Program (SSP) in July and August. SWIS provides needs assessment, referrals and follow-up support to clients and information and orientation sessions to individuals and groups. Goals are to assist clients in understanding the Canadian education system and various Canadian customs and institutions and to help clients make informed settlement decisions. SSP provides assistance and group orientations related to housing, transportation, social and health services.
The School Settlement Worker works at an office space in one or more schools and travels to other locations on an itinerant basis. Maintaining positive relationships with school administration, teachers, support staff and CultureLink colleagues is essential to program success. All agency staff are also expected to support each other and to collaborate on agency-wide events.