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Francophone CommunityLiaison

Feb 27, 2023 | Job Postings

MCAF is seeking full-time Francophone community liaison worker (PLF) and we would like to hear from
The Francophone Community Liaison supports newcomer families to integrate into the
francophone community. They promote diversity and inclusion through various activities and
programs within Fredericton’s francophone community and its schools. Francophone Community
Liaison also supports Newcomer Children & Youth Program in its entirety including youth
programs, activities, transportation and special events.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assess settlement needs of newcomer students and their families and link them with
community resources;
• Provide settlement services to newcomers to help them integrate in the francophone
community and school system;
• Plan and organize newcomer orientation, group information sessions, and community and
family education workshops;
• Encourage and support newcomer students and their families in their involvement and
participation in community and school activities;
• Organize and facilitate support groups for newcomer students and their families;
• Collaborate with Francophone community organizations, school administration and staff
to integrate newcomer students and their families into the school system through formal
and informal partnerships;
• Promote diversity and inclusion in schools and in the community;
• Help local service providers and community partners better understand how to work cross
culturally and with newcomers;
• Prepare and submit monthly and quarterly statistics, records and reports;
• Maintain accurate and updated records of all clients registered within the program;
• Organize and facilitate francisation and recreational programs for newcomer children and

• University degree or college diploma in social sciences or related program.
• Bilingual in French and English (must be proficient in French)
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, negotiation, outreach, time management and
organizational skills.
• Ability to work within the school systems and with diverse staff.
• Strong ability to work with families from different cultural background and languages.
• Able to work under pressure, good problem solving skills and critical thinking
• Strong group facilitation skills
• Strong ability to work in team and independently
• Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications
• At least two years’ experience in settlement work, community development, or youth
• Experienced in working in a cross-cultural environment
• Understanding of the Canadian Education system and knowledge of community resources
in Fredericton Region.
• Knowledge of MCAF programs and services and other community organizations that might
be of interest to the newcomer families Issues facing newcomers in Canada and systemic
barrier facing integration in education, social, cultural, and economic aspects of Canadian
• Fluency in additional languages is an asset
Terms of employment:
• 30 hrs per week, contract – renewable pending continuation of funding and satisfactory
job performance
• Benefits- additional vacation days, sick days, RRSP and health benefits for full time
• Criminal Record Check Clearance with Vulnerable Sector
• Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination
Commencement Date:
• April 10
th, 2023
Closing Date:
• March 12th , 2023 at 4pm
To Apply: E-mail your resume and cover letter merged in one document to with
the title “Francophone Community Liaison” in the subject line. We wish to thank all applicants
for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for
interviews will be contacted.

Multicultural Association of Fredericton

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