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Job Number:  41880
Mentoring Consultant-Ref# 25_18
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
(in 9 days)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $44,847 to $48,268 per annum + Benefits

 

COSTI REQUIRES A YOUTH MENTORING CONSULTANT FOR ITS GTA AND YORK REGION LOCATIONS

 

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

 

This is a Union position scheduled to work 28 hours per week.

                                                                             

DUTIES

  • Screens and assesses candidates who are youth, to determine participant suitability for COSTI’s Youth programs as well as for mentoring programs, for the purpose of enhancing their employment opportunities in their field or related field.
  • Facilitates orientation and training sessions for both Mentees and Mentors, networking/special speaker events, topics that support, motivate and are relevant to both Mentors and Mentees, in Toronto & York Region.
  • Facilitates networking and other related workshops and special events to support and motivate clients through the process of mentoring and career advancement.
  • Monitors the database and online HUB associated with the NetWorks/Mentoring program.
  • Evaluates the Mentoring matches during and upon completion of the process.
  • Supports and encourages Mentees and Mentors throughout the mentoring process.
  • Assists and develops career opportunities for youth who are participating in the mentoring program
  • Maintains mentor-mentee case notes and service entries in related databases and paper files throughout the client relationship.
  • Ensures youth complete each component of the NetWorks/Mentoring program including providing mentoring, employment preparation, job development, employment counselling and other wrap around supports as needed. 
  • Coaches and provides clients with pre-employment and post-employment mentoring opportunities.
  • Develops marketing strategies targeted at specific clients, employers, youth serving organizations, and professional groups/associations to promote the NetWorks/Mentoring Services.
    • Conducts exit interviews upon completion of the NetWorks/Mentoring process and acquires feedback on service quality and long term impact.
    • Attends all Networking events, represents COSTI and provides support to clients.
    • Follows up with clients to track outcomes.
    • Meets program targets as per contractual agreement with funder
    • Collects and compiles statistical reports on weekly basis.

 

  • Works collectively within a team to meet contractual targets and deadlines.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Career and Work diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year full-time Mentoring Coach experience, matching Mentors and Mentees
  • Well-developed presentation skills and group facilitation techniques.

 

  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • Knowledge of youth job creation programs, education and training programs and subsidized training programs.
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
  • Experience in outreaching to youth and the community in general.
  • Thorough knowledge of job search techniques.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Able to meet targets on a weekly basis.
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: word, email, internet, access is required.
  • Must be willing to work at various locations across the GTA therefore access to a car is necessary.
  • Some evening work is required.

 

 

LOCATION:                                       35 King St, Toronto

START DATE:                                   March 12, 2018

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

POSTING DATE:                               February 14, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              February 28, 2018

 

 

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

 

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference # 25-18, to:

 

Michael Politi

Manager, Staffing and Orientation

COSTI Immigrant Services

1710 Dufferin Street

Toronto, Ontario

M6E 3P2

Email:      Fax: 416.658.8537

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please quote Reference #25-18 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
E-mail:
www:   costi.org


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