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Job Number:  44404
Employment Consultant-Ref# 66-18
Job Posted: Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018
(84 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)



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 contract position, scheduled to work 35 hours per week***

            (Current incumbent is 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.
  • 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 where appropriate initiates training on the job incentives for the employer(s) and meets employment placement targets
  • 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 twelve (12) months full-time employment counselling experience including job development and placement.
  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • 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.
  • Some evening work may be required.
  • Car is necessary as frequent travel is required in the GTA.


LOCATION:                                                   35 King Street, Toronto

DURATION:                                                   June 11, 2018 to December 7, 2018

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

POSTING DATE:                                           May 8, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                                          May 22, 2018


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

Subject to the response of those on Notice of Recall this position may be open to Union members on a secondment basis.


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #66-18, 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 quote Reference #66-18 and send your resume with a cover letter to:
Contact Details:
Saniyah Farid
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2
Email: Fax: 416.658.8537

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