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Job Number:  40855
ELT Job Developer Ref# 3-18
Job Posted: Friday, 5 January 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 18 January 2018
(60 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)





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.

The ELT program combines advanced level language training (Canadian Language Benchmark Levels 7) with sector specific terminology training and job placement for foreign trained professionals. The job developer will assist participants in finding employment in their fields of expertise.


This is a full time union contract position scheduled to work 35 hours per week**

(Current incumbent is on Maternity leave)
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  • Solicits placement opportunities in the professional sector relevant to their past experience.
  • Conducts employer worksite inspections prior to placing clients.
  • Prepares and confirms placement contracts with employer.
  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops.
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs.
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans and career portfolios.
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization.
  • Provides one-on-one counselling and support to program participants.
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals.
  • Prepares clients for job/work placement interviews, provides feedback and coaching.
  • Monitors participants’ progress in their field placements and employers’ satisfaction.
  • Assists participants in securing employment in the professional sector relevant to their past experience.
  •  Solicits feedback from participants and employers for program evaluation.
  • Prepares and maintains narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as required.
  • Inputs clients’ information into database system for services provided and maintains records of employer contacts.
  • Conducts follow ups with participants upon completion of field placements.






  • Career and Work Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling.
  • Must have nine (9) months experience working with employers and placing clients.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign Trained Professionals.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential.
  • Knowledge of wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through MAESD
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the office teaching and education sector an asset.
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA



*Hours of work shall be scheduled in accordance with Article 12.01and shall consist of five (5) seven (7) hours days, Monday to Friday.



LOCATION:                                      9100 Jane St., Building H

DURATION:                                      January 29, 2018 to July 28, 2019

SALARY:                                           $44,847 to $48, 268 per annum + Benefits

POSTING DATE:                               January 5, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              January 18, 2018



Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.


If you are interested, please quote Reference # 3-18

and send your resume with a cover letter to:


Mr. Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, ON  M6E 3P2

Fax: 416-658-8537 or Email:


 “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.
Please quote Reference #3-18 and send your resume with a cover letter to:
Contact Details:
Sharon Swift
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, ON, M6E 3P2

Tel: (647) 827-1417

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