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Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an accredited, non-profit, community based agency established in 1988. We continue to be a great place to work for those looking to contribute to the continued health, independence and happiness of our families in Mississauga. We are fulfilling our mission in our neighbourhood through a blend of sound management, strong governance, and a persistent dedication to achieving results. We are committed to making the work experience rewarding for all employees by offering a competitive salary and benefits package, career development through various work experiences, training opportunities, fundraising and volunteer work

Competitive Salary

We offer competitive compensation that matches or exceeds industry averages for the charitable sector.

Benefits Package

Our comprehensive benefits package offers 100% employer contribution, protecting your salary for what’s most important.

Career Development

We support the career development of all staff through diverse work experiences, training, fundraising activities, and volunteer opportunities

Our values & why you should work here

We serve all family members and offer a variety of services to help families and individuals, so our careers include employment counsellors, childcare and English teachers, senior support, early years and youth facilitators and supports for newcomers to Canada. Our team is knowledgeable, creative and resourceful and we work together to find the best solution. If you are the type of person who finds energy working with passionate people, check out our job section. Join us in shaping the success of families in Mississauga.

Our current postings

Interested applications for any of our job postings should submit a resume and cover letter with the reference number (as outlined in the posting) in the subject line of the email. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

DBNC Job description

POSITION: BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DBNC (Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre) is seeking individuals to serve on its volunteer Governance Board of Directors. A successful applicant would join a dynamic team of individuals from various backgrounds and sectors who are passionate in ensuring that DBNC remains a strong and effective organization that helps all individuals through our multi-faceted; multi-lingual services.

All applicants must support our Mission and Vision, provide thoughtful and strategic leadership, and be committed to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

“Our Mission is to enhance quality of life with impactful services and engaging programs that build stronger and progressive communities”.

DBNC is committed to the development of an agency that reflects the diversity within the Region of Peel and the clients we serve, including newcomers, refugees, international students, families and youth. We are currently seeking applicants who:

  • Are members of under-represented groups
  • Through either lived experience, work, or volunteer activities, understand issues important to vulnerable or marginalized community members such as disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, low income, homelessness, youth, newcomers and seniors.
  • Have a commitment to DEI
  • Have previous Governance Board experience and / or understand the role / responsibilities of a Board member

This position is open to all individuals. This includes Trans individuals, cisgender women / men, and non-binary people.

Commitment of Successful Applicants:

  • Attendance at monthly Board Meetings (first Tuesday of each month – 1.5 hours + prep time).
  • Attendance at the Annual General Meeting in September and other DBNC activities.
  • Serve on at least one Board Committee.
  • Participation in the annual Board Development opportunities.
  • Advocate for and support the ongoing development and implementation of a long-term vision and strategic plan for DBNC.
  • Minimum three-year term (to a maximum of three three-year terms).

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your interest to serve on the Board or for further information, please contact Priyanka Sheth, Executive Director at 647 296 9996 or [email protected].  To learn more about DBNC visit our website: www.dixiebloor.ca.

3650 Dixie Rd., Suite 103, Mississauga ON L4Y 3V9
Tel: (905) 629-1873 ~ Fax: (905) 629-0791 ~ www.dixiebloor.ca

Job Type: Part-time

Application question(s):

  • How many understand the roles/responsibilities of a board member?

Education:

  • Secondary School (preferred)

Experience:

  • Governance Board: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Department : LINC Program

Reports To : LINC Manager

RATE OF PAY : 37.80 per hour

WORK HOURS : Evening 6:30 pm- 9:30 pm on Tue and Thu

DBNC is an accredited, non-profit organization providing support services to residents of Mississauga including newcomers to Canada, youth, seniors, and families. As a part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the communities we serve, in an environment of continuous learning with development opportunities.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre requires an evening Instructor for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program to teach learners at CLB 4 and 5. This is a contract position until March 31, 2024 with a strong possibility for extension.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach a CLB 4/5 class applying LINC Curriculum Guidelines, CLB documents and PBLA principles
  • Conducts classes in a respectful, culturally sensitive and engaging manner, foster self-directed learning
  • Provide client-centered, task-based, communicative programming
  • Design motivational lesson plans
  • Assess learners’ needs and progress. Provide feedback and assign appropriate Benchmarks when needed.
  • Prepare progress reports at the end of the term
  • Maintain clear and accurate records of learners’ attendance
  • Participate in special events (if needed) to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience
  • Participate in LINC and agency events: AGM, UW fundraising, Summer Fest and etc.

Qualifications:

  • TESL Ontario accreditation or completion of a TESL Program
  • B. A. or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of LINC/ESL teaching experience with adults
  • Strong pedagogical skills and creative abilities
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of CLB. Completed CLB Boot Camp.
  • Previous experience providing online course, knowledge of virtual teaching platforms (ex. Zoom, Google classroom) and technical troubleshooting is an asset.
  • PBLA knowledge or readiness learn
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees.
  • Ability to work independently with solid time management and organizational skills, punctual, reliable, disciplined
  • Criminal Record Check for vulnerable sector must be completed prior to employment

Please submit a resume and cover letter by December 4, 2023 with reference no: 023-109 in the subject line to:

   

    REPORTS TO : LINC Manager

                                                                                                 Email: [email protected]

                                                                                        Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre

  3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

DBNC thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised that successful incumbent(s) will be required to undergo a vulnerable sector screening as a part of the final step in the hiring process.

DBNC is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and DBNC Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

Personal information provided through the DBNC recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with DBNC. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)

Reports To : Settlement Program Manager

RATE OF PAY : $ 28 per hour

WORK HOURS : 35 hours per week (Immediate start)

DBNC is an accredited, non-profit organization providing support services to residents of Mississauga including newcomers to Canada, youth, seniors, and families. As a part of a progressive team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive difference in the communities we serve, in an environment of continuous learning with development opportunities.

Job Summary:

The Settlement worker in schools provides cultural and linguistic settlement and counselling support services to students and parents in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and ensures that newcomer families are aware of and can access the full array of community and school services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provide counselling and referral services on settlement issues and assistance to ease school orientation virtually, with the possibility of in-person service.

· Support school activities such as parent-teacher interviews, kindergarten registration, open houses, school councils and other school programming.

· Facilitate/conduct group information sessions for newcomers on community services and school-related topics.

· Communicate with school staff at all levels including teachers and/or principals.

· Identify common trends and needs within the school’s newcomer community and provide recommendations to the staff on how to better meet those needs

· Support School board initiatives including, focus groups, parent literacy conferences and immunization screening

· Submit daily and monthly reports

Qualifications:

· Post-secondary education: diploma or degree in Social Work or a related field

· Minimum of a year relevant experience in settlement work or community work.

· Experience in a school environment is an asset.

· Effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills

· Effective English language communication skills both oral and written

· Fluency in Mandarin is required (knowledge of additional languages an asset)

· Ability to work with school personnel in meeting the needs of newcomer students and their families.

· Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy in data collection

· Strong computer skills in Windows, MS Word, Email and the Internet.

Please submit a resume and cover letter by February 16th, 2024 with reference no: 024-020 in the subject line to:

REPORTS TO : Settlement Program Manager

Email: [email protected]

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre

Human Resources Department, Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided as requested

DBNC is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and DBNC Policies, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.

Personal information provided through the DBNC recruitment, selection, and onboarding process is necessary for the proper administration of this recruitment process for employment and volunteer positions with DBNC. Personal information is protected from disclosure pursuant to PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act)