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Job Number:  42437
Weekend Overnight Support Person-Ref# 30_18
Job Posted: Monday, 5 March 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 March 2018
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $19.33 to $20.80 per hour



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.


Shelter Services provide short-term accommodation and support services for vulnerable populations including Refugee Claimants.


This is a part-time non-union position scheduled to work 7-hour shifts from 11:30pm to 7:30 am on Saturdays and Sundays with the possibility of statutory holidays



  • Ensures house rules are observed
  • De-escalates non-violent crisis situations e.g. client altercation, family conflicts
  • Provides emergency intervention in case of client illness and calls paramedics if required
  • Communicates in a timely and professional manner with the facility management regarding any client concerns
  • Acts as a contact person for hotel staff
  • Occasionally responsible for admitting new arrivals
  • Reports to the Centre Manager and communicates to counsellors any issues requiring follow up




  • Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent
  • Previous experience in conflict management, dispute resolution and de-escalation
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with valid First Aid Certificate
  • Experience working with newcomers and refugees
  • Some understanding of refugee's issues would be an asset
  • Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, French, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, Somali, Dari/Farsi, and Urdu



LOCATION:                                 Hwy 401 and Victoria Park, Scarborough     

DURATION:                                 April 2, 2018 to December 31, 2018

STARTING SALARY RANGE:   $19.33 to $20.80 per hour

POSTING DATE:                         March 5, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                        March 16, 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 #30-18, to:


Saniyah Farid, CHRP

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 #30-18 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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