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Job Number:  42539
Employment Consultant-Ref# 32_18
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 March 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 22 March 2018
(in 5 days)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $45,475 to $48,944 per annum + Benefits




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 full-time Union contract position scheduled to work 35 hours per week**

(Current member on a Secondment)



  • Conducts employability assessments with clients using Employment Service suitability indicators, potential employer requirements and labour market opportunities.
  • Obtains and interprets the results of in-depth career and employment assessments of clients using formal assessment tools or external testing resources, interprets collected data to assist clients in developing their Employment Service Plans.
  • Writes rationales for clients seeking Second Career, Self-Employment Benefit, Job Creation and other training opportunities.
  • Assists clients to prepare and meet the objectives of their Second Career and other training Applications.
  • Provides employment counselling services to un-/under-employed persons including newcomers, disadvantaged youth and adults.
  • Conducts Employer Outreach in order to develop placement opportunities for clients in need of employment placement and where appropriate initiates training on the job incentives for the employer(s).
  • Follows up with clients and monitors their progress to ensure their employment service plans are fulfilled.
  • Maintains complete case notes and service entries throughout the client relationship and compiles written and statistical reports as needed.
  • Coaches and provides clients with pre-employment and post-employment mentoring opportunities.
  • Collaborates with Business Liaison positions regarding employer contacts/labour market conditions and client placement options.
  • Develops marketing strategies targeted at specific clients and employers.
  • Liaises with community agencies, other youth serving organizations, boards of trade and professional groups for labour market and occupational information as a program resource.
  • Conducts exit interviews upon employment and monitors client and employer for job retention, feedback on service quality and long term impact.
  • Facilitates structured individual, small group and e-counselling workshops to develop effective job search strategies.
  • Assists with job fairs, employer and special events as needed.
  • Facilitates networking/special speaker events to support and motivate employed clients and supports career advancement.
  • Works collectively within a team to meet contractual targets and deadlines.






  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year of full-time employment counselling experience.
  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 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, internationally trained professional, apprentices employers and the community.
  • Thorough knowledge of job search techniques.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: word, email, internet, access is required.
  • Level B Certification in Career Assessment tools is considered an asset.
  • Some evenings may be required.
  • Car is necessary as frequent travel is required in Peel Region.


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



LOCATION:                                       10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 300, Brampton

DURATION:                                       April 2, 2018 to July 28, 2019

STARTING SALARY RANGE:         $45,475 to $48,944 per annum + Benefits

POSTING DATE:                               March 8, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              March 22, 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 # 32-18, 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 #32-18 and send your resume with a cover letter to:
Contact Details:
Saniyah Farid, CHRP
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2
Email: Fax: 416.658.8537
www:   costi.org

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