Wellness Walks Officer

Closing date: February 26, 2021

Job Type:

Casual

Code:

12018

Salary:

$23.95 per hour

Hours:

Casual

Job Number:

12018

Location:

Vancouver / Richmond

Reports To:

Associate Program Director

Division: Settlement and Family Services

Program: Temporary Foreign Worker Wraparound Services

Number of Positions: Casual Pool

About the Position:

The Wellness Walks Officers lead physically distanced walk outdoors for groups of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) during their 14-day self-isolation period at the Hotel. The Wellness Walks officers works with the Associate Program Director in producing quality programs according to best practices with measurable performance assessment that are aligned with the program objectives and expectations.

Reports to: Associate Program Director

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Creates weekly Wellness Walks schedule
  • Contacts each Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) by phone to extend an invitation to the Wellness Walk
  • Liaises with the on-site TFW Nurse Team and Hotel coordinator daily for TFW guest list
  • Implement current Provincial protocols regarding the prevention of COVID-19 transmission
  • Reinforces to TFWs that daily self-checks are vital and encourage them to speak to the onsite nurse team if they are experiencing any health challenges
  • Lead the TFWs staying in the Hotel on physically distanced Wellness Walks in the neighbourhood
  • Provides client-centered settlement and integration information and orientation services about Canada
  • Prepares incident reports to Program Director
  • Maintains electronic log of all Wellness Walks conducted
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by Program Director

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences
  • Experience in working with temporary foreign workers, immigrants, live-in caregivers, refugees
  • Knowledge about settlement information and resources
  • Knowledgeable of the geographic area served

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Second language in Spanish considered an asset
  • Strong group facilitation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Excellent time and resource management skills
  • Strong computer skills (including internet proficiency)
  • Able to work with individuals and communities facing cultural adjustment challenges
  • Able to create, and maintain client records and reports
  • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, and interactive Internet usage, including communication platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and GotoMeeting

Other Requirements:

  • Works flexible schedules (able to work in early mornings, evenings and/or weekends)
  • Able to travel regularly to Hotels to support the program
  • Clear criminal record check

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application including the following e-mail subject line “Wellness Walks Officer” by 5:00pm February 26, 2021 and submitting resumes to: [email protected]

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.