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Job Number:  43286
Employment Facilitator Ref# 52-18
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
(3 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $24.98 to $26.89 per hour

COSTI REQUIRES AN EMPLOYMENT FACILITATOR FOR ITS

WOMEN’s EMPLOYMENT and LIFESKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM

 

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.

 

The Immigrant Women’s Life Skills Workshop Program aims to increase employability of immigrant women by improving business English, employment preparation and self-confidence. This program provides training to immigrant women from diverse backgrounds who are facing barriers to active participation in Canadian society and labour market.

 

This is a part time non-Union contract position scheduled to work 18 hours per week**

 

DUTIES

 

  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops in labour market information, job search strategies, career planning, employer and Canadian workplace expectations, employment services and supports available in their communities.
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs.
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans, exploration and goal setting for career development.
  • Assists in all aspects of job search to ensure employment and education/training goals achieved.
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization.
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals.
  • Refers and connects job ready participants with local Employment Ontario/Employment Services and wrap around services such as mentoring.
  • Monitors participants’ progress and conducts follow ups
  • Solicits feedback from participants 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling.
  • Experience with online employment platforms such as Moodle as an asset
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign Trained Professionals, newcomers and immigrants.
  • Must have work experience with people facing additional barriers including: lack of Canadian work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential.
  • Knowledge of job creation programs, education and training programs, wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through SC and MTCU.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs.
  • Conducts outreach activities and promotes the program to other centres and community partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the office administration/customer service sector an asset.
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA

 

 

 

LOCATION:                                       760 College Street, Toronto

DURATION:                                       April 23, 2018 to March 29, 2019

STARTING SALARY RANGE:         $24.98 to $26.89 per hour

POSTING DATE:                               April 4, 2018   

CLOSING DATE:                              April 17, 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 # 52-18, to:

 

Saniyah Farid

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 to submit your resume and cover letters, quoting reference # 52-18, 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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