Newcomer Program Assistant

Posted: July 14th, 2017


  • Meet with newcomer families to complete intake
  •  Open newcomer client files and assign file to appropriate Newcomer Family Liaison Worker
  •  Manage client files in accordance to funder File Management Protocol
  •  Input and maintain both internal client databank and external Icare
  •  Upon closure of client file, conduct exit interview with clients
  •  Monitor and produce statistical information on demographics and identified needs related to LINKS newcomer clients
  •  Supporting various needs assessment initiatives including LINKS focus groups
  •  Provide interpreter and translation services as required
  •  Provide personal and telephone reception and basic information to client in a pleasant and helpful manner
  •  Tracking and reporting clients’ needs based on information gathered through intake
  •  Assist newcomers in filling out a variety of forms when required

Qualifications include a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Human Services, and 2 years’ experience working with families of distinct cultures. Knowledge of the community and local / regional resources for children and families is required. Multilingual skills would be an asset. A valid driver’s license, insured vehicle, and First Aid Certification are required. Prior to final hiring, Police Record and CYIM checks, along with a driver’s abstract, must be provided. Salary is based on 160 hours/month.

View full job posting here: Newcomer Program Assistant 2017

Please indicate on your application, for which position you are applying and submit resume with three (3) references to: 

Carol Gil, LINKS Team Lead 

The SPEC Association for Children and Families 

# 101, 327 – 3rd Street West Brooks, Alberta T1R 0E7

Fax: 403-362-5090


Thank-you for your interest, only individuals selected will be contacted.


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