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Job Number:  40841
Youth Group Worker Ref# 1-18
Job Posted: Thursday, 4 January 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 3 February 2018
(in 17 days)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

COSTI REQUIRES A YOUTH GROUP WORKER FOR ITS YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM

 

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org

 

This program is specifically for new immigrant youth between the ages of 13 and 24. This program will provide youth with assistance in the areas of immigration & settlement, education, recreation and employment

This is a full-time union contract position, scheduled to work 31.5 hours per week 

(Current incumbent is on a Secondment)

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DUTIES

 

  • Recruits youth to participate on a Youth Advisory Committee. Input from this committee will be utilized in programming activities.
  • Organizes group activities for the youth such as drop-in nights, English conversational circles, cultural celebrations, recreational activities, orientation/information sessions, youth leadership and civic engagement.
  • Provide information and referral to educational institutions, recreational programs, youth specific services, community centres, volunteer programs and employment opportunities.
  • Liaise with community agencies in the areas where Newcomer youth are living to bridge services to the needs of this population.
  • Provide individual counseling based on the needs of the youth (life skills, crisis intervention, and telephone support).
  • Evaluates the program on an on-going basis and recommend service delivery changes based on the evaluation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum One (1) year of experience providing services to youth at risk.

 

  • Minimum of Six (6) months of previous case management experience.

 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific issues facing immigrants and refugee youth.
  • Knowledge of the educational system, recreational programs and youth-related services.
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages is an asset: Punjabi/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Access to a car would be an asset.

 

 

LOCATION OF POSITION:             227 Vodden Street East, Unit 3, Brampton

DURATION OF POSITION:             January 29, 2018 – December 31, 2018

RATE OF PAY:                                  $40,362 to $43,441 per annum + benefits

POSTING DATE:                               January 4, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              January 17, 2018

 

 

Priority consideration will be given to those on notice of recall.

 

If you are interested, please quote Reference # 1-18

and send your resume with a covering letter to:

 

Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, Ontario

M6E 3P2

Fax: (416) 658-8537 or E-mail:

 

"We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

 

 

COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair

and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with

disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.

 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Youth Group Worker Ref# 1-18
Contact Details:
Sharon Swift
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON, M6E 3P2

Tel: (647) 827-1417
E-mail:


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