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Community Connections Assistant/Intake Worker

Community Connections Assistant/Intake Worker

Expiry Date: 
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 9am
Job Type: 
Comox Valley
Immigrant Welcome Centre
Social Services
$18.50-$21.16 /hr
The Immigrant Welcome Centre is currently accepting applications for a part-time Community Connections Assistant/Intake Worker to provide support services to our Welcoming Communities Coalition and direct service delivery to clients. This position supports Campbell River and Comox Valley communities.

Who we are…
The Immigrant Welcome Centre specializes in immigration and support services to newcomers who are settling in Campbell River, Comox Valley, and the North Island. Also known as the Multicultural and Immigrant Services Association of North Vancouver Island (MISA), we are a registered non-profit organization established in Campbell River in 1992.

As an award winning organization, The Immigrant Welcome Centre is a respected leader in immigrant services and an active proponent for the sector. By fostering strategic partnerships and working to create welcoming, inclusive communities that attract and retain newcomers, we are an effective business partner in the communities we serve.

Who you are…
•You have an energetic and positive approach to your work.
•You have strong computer and documentation skills.
•You are self-directed and have excellent organizational and critical thinking
•You genuinely enjoy building and maintaining collaborative relationships at all levels.
•You are excited about working collaboratively to achieve results with focus and flexibility.

The position…

JOB TITLE: Community Connections Assistant/Intake Worker

LOCATION: Courtenay and Campbell River

REPORTS TO: Administration Manager

WORK HOURS: The regular hours for this position will be 21 hours a week, however temporarily until March 31, 2021 we will be offering an average of 9 additional hours a week (scheduled as 28 and 35 hour weeks). The additional hours are temporary and regular hours will resume at 21 hours a week effective April 2021. Temporarily due to COVID-19, this position will have a blended work arrangement which includes working in the office and remotely from home.

COMPENSATION: Based on MISA’s Wage Grid, Level 6 $18.50-$21.16


Provide support services to Welcoming Communities Coalition staff and direct service delivery to clients in order to manage the office operations efficiently and effectively. This person will be directly responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative duties as assigned and providing intake services for clients

For further details, please refer to full job description.
Qualifications & Experience: 
•Post secondary training in office administration, marketing or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Knowledge of community resources (Campbell River and/or Comox Valley) and experience working with community agencies.
•Understanding of social media and website updates.
•Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and well organized.
•Fluency in English – (fluency in other languages a valuable asset.)
•Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
•Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
•Excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills.
•Knowledge and experience maintaining confidentiality, appropriate boundaries.
•The worker must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate sessions and meetings outside of typical office hours, and emergency situations.
•The worker must have a valid BC driver’s license and reliable transportation.
•The worker must have a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal record check.
•The worker will follow the code of ethics and mission statement of MISA.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

•2 years working within a not for profit environment.
•Understanding of research, survey and statistical analysis
•Understanding of online meeting platforms.
•Understanding of strategic concepts and tools.
How to apply: 
Application Requirements: Applications are only accepted through Indeed and must include a resume and cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements of this position and why you want to join the Immigrant Welcome Centre team.
Application Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Anticipated Start Date: August 10, 2020

Note: Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Please note we do not accept any phone calls and only those candidates that are chosen to move on in the hiring process will be contacted. Good Luck!