Youth Engagement and Settlement Worker -Spanish Language Required Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS)

  • New Westminster, British Columbia, V3M 3S9 Canada
  • Nov 13, 2023
Part-Time Support Position Student Services

Job Description

MOSAIC operates on the traditional and unceded Coast Salish Territories, the ancestral lands of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəx (Tsawwassen), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwitwetlam), q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), SEMYOME (Semiahmoo) and Matsqui nations where we are privileged to carry out our mission. 



MOSAIC is one of Canada’s largest settlement non-profit organizations. Our newcomer services change the lives of immigrants, refugees, and individuals from diverse backgrounds in Greater Vancouver and throughout BC.  Since 1976, MOSAIC has worked to strengthen communities by advocating for positive changes and supporting newcomers in building their new lives in Canada. As an employer we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where employees can trust that their skills and contributions are valued. We advocate for and promote equitable employment opportunities for women, Indigenous Peoples, people with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (2SLGBTQI+), and racialized individuals. We have been recognized in the 2019 List of Best Workplaces™ in Canada (100-999 employees), the 2020 list of Best Workplaces Managed by Women and 2021 List of Best Workplaces™ in Canada (100-999 employees) by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Our employees benefit from many diverse perspectives, taking part in training opportunities for career growth.



We seek a motivated Youth Engagement and Settlement Worker to join our Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program team! 



  • Under the supervision of the Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program Manager, the Youth Engagement and Settlement Worker assists newcomer families and students in adapting to Canadian society by assessing clients' needs in their first language to develop, plan and deliver activities, programs and supports.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Child and Youth Care, Social Work, or any relevant field
  • Combination of two years of post-secondary education, training, and two years of related work experience
  • Ability to engage confidently with vulnerable populations and be patient and fun
  • Experience working with activity development and collaborative community practice
  • Knowledge of MS applications, publishing sources, databases, and social media
  • Knowledge of Immigration and settlement services for immigrants and refugees, including relevant information and issues
  • Current first aid certification or be willing to obtain one
  • Valid B.C. driver's license, access to a vehicle and being willing to travel to various locations throughout the district is an asset
  • Clear vulnerable sector Criminal Record Check



  • Be familiar with MOSAIC’s vision, mission, strategic plan, and integrated client service delivery approach and remain current with CARD standards and practices.
  • Will organize and coordinate presentations and group activities in schools and communities, including weekends and evenings, as required.
  • Work collaboratively with SWIS / MOSAIC team members and community partners
  • Provides cultural interpretation services to clients and school staff from
  • Maintain accurate and timely program documentation and submit monthly reports electronically and on paper, identifying successes and challenges.
  • Outlining a strategy for successful settlement based on needs, available services, and community support
  • Promote student engagement in lunch and after-school activities to foster self-exploration, leadership, and goal setting.
  • Regular meetings are held with youth and families to discuss challenges faced during settlement and integration in new schools and Canada.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


HOURS:  Part time -21 hours.  The possibility of full-time is subject to funding availability.

WORKING MONTHS:         September to June (8 weeks lay off during July & August)

SCHEDULE:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday to Friday  (Some weekends and before or after school hours may be required.)

LOCATION:    New Westminster Schools, New Westminster, BC



A competitive benefits package is provided with contracts of at least 1 year in length and which offer a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.


RESUMES To: Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) Program

Candidates must include a cover letter and resume (PDF format) demonstrating􀆟relevant work experience to be considered for this position. Please reference Youth Engagement and Settlement Worker” in the subject line of your application and submit it.


DEADLINE:  Monday, November 13, 2023, or until the position is filled. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.




  • Before applying, you must be legally permitted to work in Canada through citizenship or permanent resident status. If you have a work permit, please ensure that it allows you to work for the duration of this position.
  • We are committed to creating a safe and healthy working environment for our employees. MOSAIC employees are expected to adhere to several policies and procedures such as Right to a Respectful Workplace and Code of Conduct. As of September 18, 2023 .