1069 Wellington Road South, Unit 104 , London, ON, Canada
May 01, 2021
JOB DESCRIPTION: Intake Worker – social services Job Summary:
The student will interact and engage with Nokee Kwe’s diverse client population. They will conduct effective intake assessments and subsequent counselling sessions. They will write rationales for assisted client service, complete required documentation/paperwork, develop client notes, assist the client with setting next steps, provide agency referrals as needed, enter data in a data-base, create client hardcopy files, follow filing process, write reports, attend case conferences and team meetings, conduct client/agency follow-up, advocate, assist clients with document completion and digital technology, co-facilitate workshops, support reconciliation with Indigenous clients. They will learn and apply facilitation skills/techniques, solicit feedback for improvement, and be able to discuss all Nokee Kwe’s programs and services in a competent manner. They will provide weekly reports.
This is a Canada Summer Jobs Funded Position for a period of 16-weeks @ 37.5 hours/week. Rate of pay is $14.25/hour. Eligible Students must be: (a) between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; (b) a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and (c) legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
Essential Job Functions:
Working directly with a diverse public demographic and learn to identifying people who need assistance
Apply counselling skills to adequately assess a client’s current situation
Assessing clients’ needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goals
Developing plans, in conjunction with the client, to improve their clients’ well-being
Helping clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as career change, unemployment, return to school
Researching and referring clients to community resources, such as housing, childcare, health care, addictions, clothing, legal aid, etc.
Assisting clients with digital applications
Advocating and supporting clients to access resources that would improve their well-being
Follow up with clients to support their agency referrals, and ensure that their situations have improved
Evaluate services provided to ensure that they are effective
Learn Indigenous cultural competencies
Further develop workplace skills necessary in all fields of study by working as part of a team, and building soft skills related to emotional intelligence.
Educational and Experiential Requirements:
Post-Secondary graduate and/or current student in one of the following programs:
Psychology and/or other human services
Additional Knowledge Requirements:
Intermediate Employment Computer/Tech skills
Excellent customer service
Indigenous cultural diversity
Outgoing and personable
Problem solving skills
Able to work well within a team setting
Time management/organizational/prioritizing skills
Social media skills
Additional “Nice to Have’s”:
Common Assessment Certification
Health and safety/WHMIS
First Aid and CPR
Nokee Kwe 1069 Wellington road South, Unit 104 London, ON N6E 2H6 519-671-1220 www.nokeekwe.ca