Program Facilitator

Job Type: Full-time through March 31, 2020 with possibility of extension, urgently hiring

Application Deadline: 2020-09-16

Expected Start Date: 2020-10-01

Global Gathering Place offers a wide range of programs aimed at increasing newcomers’ skill levels, social networks, professional networks, employment readiness, language ability, and general well-being. The Program Facilitator will develop, coordinate, and implement programs to promote the successful settlement and integration of newcomers into society in Saskatoon.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Facilitator is part of a team which is responsible for ensuring that programming at the GGP contributes to the successful integration of clients to life in our community. The Program Facilitator will provide individual support to clients to assist with settlement needs.

The Program Facilitator will also support instructors and students, either individually or in groups, to help them achieve their language goals. The Program Facilitator may be asked to deliver existing programs and/or research and develop new programs. This role will work out of both GGP locations.

Primary Responsibilities:

– Welcome and register new clients to GGP;

– Accurately assess clients’ current situation and immediate settlement and integration needs and refer them to appropriate programs and/or services within GGP and the wider community;

– Provide on-going support to clients and stay up to date on referrals,

– Assist in recruiting clients to programs/services at GGP;

– Create, update, and deliver program content;

– Facilitate sessions, whether onsite or online, based on instructors’ lesson plans or recommendations;

– Help keep language companions, resources, and real-life kits, current and complete;

– Ensure all interactions with stakeholders represent GGP as a professional, welcoming and resourceful organization and are consistent with the values and mission of GGP;

– Build and maintain productive working relationships with GGP clients, staff and volunteers.

– Maintain data and file management tools to track and report registered program participants and their progress, program enrollment and program resources, and

– Produce accurate monthly reports (narratives, iCARE, CTS) to the Board and funding partners;

Working conditions cover a range of circumstances—regular weekday work in offices, classrooms, and outdoors. This role will require working with potentially challenging clients. In addition, the Program Facilitator may require some irregular work hours to accommodate potential weekend and evening work.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with the following education and competencies:

– A University degree in the humanities, social sciences or related area;

– A minimum of two (2) years’ working in the human service field with program planning and delivery;

– Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;

– Superior communication and presentation skills;

– The ability to speak another language is an asset; and

– A Criminal Record Check including a vulnerable sector check.

How to apply:

If this sounds like the role for you, please forward your resume and salary expectations ASAP to jobs@globalgatheringplace.com. We look forward to hearing from you.