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Job Number:  41297
Evening Counsellor-Etobicoke -Ref# 16_18
Job Posted: Monday, 22 January 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
(88 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $37,390 to $40,241 per annum + benefits



COSTI is a multicultural organization providing settlement, employment, and E.S.L. services to newcomers.  For more information about COSTI, please visit our Website at http://www.costi.org


This is a non-union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week

 (Monday to Friday, from 4:00pm to 12:00am)

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  • Reports to the Centre Manager and work with Counsellors to ensure the smooth operation of the centre, which includes responding to emergency situations.


  • Responds to client questions with regards to services in the Hostel Services programs and the refugee claimant process.
  • Provides new arrivals with centre specific information, including orientation on emergency procedures, house rules, laundry, etc.
  • Admits and discharges clients within the Shelter Management Information System (SMIS).
  • Ensures the safety of the residents and the implementation of house rules.
  • Communicates in a timely and professional manner with the facility management regarding any client concerns.
  • Performs nightly bed checks.
  • Performs administrative tasks, as required (e.g. replenishing client forms, creating client files, distribution of client mail, answering phone calls, etc.)
  • Provide interpretation services, as required.







  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Knowledge of the refugee claimant process is an asset.
  • Sensitivity to and aware of the needs of refugees and other newcomers.
  • Ability to communicate in other languages is an asset.
  • A valid Driver’s license is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability with supportive counselling/crisis management.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills




LOCATION:                                      Hwy 427 and Dixon Rd, Etobicoke (pending relocation within the GTA)                                      

DURATION:                                      February 12, 2018 to December 31, 2018

STARTING SALARY RANGE:         $37,390 to $40,241 per annum + benefits                                               

POSTING DATE:                               January 22, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              February 2, 2018


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


If you are interested, please quote Reference #16-18

and send your resume with a cover letter to:



Mr. Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, M6E 3P2

Email: or Fax: 416-658-8537


“We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI.  However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries 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 #16-18 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
www:   costi.org

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