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Settlement Team Support

About Access Alliance:

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services is a multi-service community agency that works to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.

Position Title:  Settlement Team Support

Placement Type:  Student Placement

Number of Positions Available: 1

Worksite Location and Conditions:

Access Alliance sites, Access Alliance MHCS at 3079 Danforth Avenue, 340 College and 761 Jane Street Sites

Brief Description of Practicum Project:

Shadow Settlement workers with administrative works, completing application forms, clients’ registration Intake/process, observe and adhere to keeping privacy and confidentiality of clients’ personal information, do research on community services information available for client referrals and agree to be observed by Settlement workers when providing service and information to the client.

Be trained with work ethics and discipline, coming to place of placement on time and maintain good record of attendance.

Learning Outcomes/Goals:

To have students be exposed to various actual clients’ cases and situations and to give them the opportunity to assess and apply theories and other things learned in school. Will learn rights and responsibilities of being employed part time or full time

Qualifications/Competencies:  Social Work students

Benefits to the Student:

Student will learn the agency’s policies, protocols appropriate to works being done by Settlement workers with clients’ diverse populations and cultural practices. They can observe respectful and collaborative interpersonal relationship in a professional setting using anti oppressive practice to help clients build capacity for self- advocacy, effective communication verbal and written and proper approach to support clients.

Placement Period:  September 2023

Supervisor Name: Mohammed Al Akel


Application Deadline: September 9 2023


To Apply:

Complete an application form by clicking here


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