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SWIS (Settlement Worker In School) F/T Term

Are you passionate about creating a welcoming environment for newcomer students and families in the

Brooks community? If so, The SPEC Association has a place for you! As a part of the LINKS Newcomer

Services team at SPEC, SWIS staff provides support and services in schools in order to facilitate newcomer

students and families’ settlement and integration in the Brooks community and surrounding areas.

SWIS staff are culturally sensitive and passionate about providing services to newcomer students and their

families. You will assist newcomers to better understand the school system, making the transition to a new

environment as easy as possible, helping them to adjust, adapt and integrate into the Brooks community,

while taking into consideration the language barrier faced in the majority of situations. You will encourage

newcomer students, together with family members, to participate in activities planned in conjunction with

the school.

Required Qualifications:

 Diploma or degree in a human service area, with at least one year of experience working with children

and families from diverse cultural backgrounds.

 RCMP with Vulnerable Sector check (before starting).

 Knowledge of settlement/resettlement processes and referral practices

 Knowledge of social and emotional needs of immigrant/refugee children and youth in a school setting.

 Experience in designing and delivering workshops, group activities, including settlement orientation


 Multilingual skills, specifically Oromo, Somali, Amharic and/or Arabic.

The following skills are an asset but not required:

 Class 5 Driver’s License and Driver’s Abstract showing three years no fault driving record.

 ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

 Standard First Aid and CPR

General Skills:

 Strong organizational skills

 Problem Solving Skills

 Friendly, easily establish rapport

 Excellent communication and mediation skills

 Knowledge of the community and resources available for children and families

 Team player with the ability to work collaboratively within a professional network

 Knowledge in trauma informed practice and cross-cultural communication skills

Please submit cover letter and resume with three (3) references by Friday, September 10th to:

Carol Gil, Program Manager, LINKS Newcomer Services

#101 - 327 3rd Street West Brooks, AB T1R 0E7

P. 403-362-5056 F.403-362-5090 Email.

Required Immediately


Is seeking a Creative, Dynamic ESL LINC Instructor

to join our teaching team starting September 1, 2021.

The selected individual will:

Instruct adult students in the 4 competencies, Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing using themed based activities to achieve individual goals.

Create an engaging classroom environment to stimulate learning

Conduct assessments to determine Canadian Benchmark scores based on Portfolio Based Learning.

Ideal candidates should possess a teaching degree with TESEL certification. Competency in the use of Google Classroom, ESL Library and ZOOM is essential.

Consideration will be given to candidates with university degrees or college diploma in related disciplines and with relevant work experience or those currently enrolled in an education degree program.

This is a part-time evening positon for 10 hours per week with the potential for substitution hours during the day.

All teaching staff at BCALC report to the Executive Director, with guidance for programming coordinated by the Program Manager.

Please forward a resume, cover letter and 3 references to by August 15, 2021. We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full-time and Part-time Crew Member at McDonald's Restaurants


The qualifications we are looking for are team oriented, energetic, and guest focused people.

In particular, we are looking for:

Full-time and part-time staff with flexible full-day and/or weekend availability. Can work between hours of (6:00 am - 7:00 pm) Monday-Sunday, or some hours in between.

A wonderful smile and great attitude working with a team (mix of full time and part time staff)

Energetic, strong work ethic, flexible and the ability to learn and thrive with new skills and opportunities

Uses proper procedures to ensure the accuracy of every order for every guest; prepares and finishes products to ensure quality standards are met

Helps support speed of service targets by working quickly and efficiently to fill orders and meet guest’s needs

Promptly executes service recovery for any guest concerns or complaints by making it right with the guest, regardless of involvement in the issue

Click on the following link to learn more and to apply:

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Phone:  403-362-7641


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