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Job Number:  45428
Evening Counsellor-Ref# 88-18
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 13 July 2018
(6 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $37,913 to $40,804 per annum + Benefits

COSTI REQUIRES AN EVENING COUNSELLOR FOR THE RALPH CHIODO FAMILY IMMIGRANT RECEPTION CENTRE

 

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

(Monday to Friday evenings from 05:p.m- 11:30pm)

 

DUTIES

 

  • Reports to the Centre Manager and work with Counsellors to ensure the smooth operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations, clients medical needs and injuries
  • Admits and discharges both GARS and City clients, updates the Shelter Management Information System (SMIS) as required.
  • Performs intake for City and single RAP clients
  • Provides interpretation services, as required.
  • Performs housekeeping duties including: setting up of rooms, serving of meals, maintaining cleanliness of Admin Office and entrance area and ensuring garbage is removed.
  • Responsible for the safety of the residents and the security of the building including implementation of house rules.
  • Identifies and ensures minor maintenance problems are resolved.
  • Communicates in a timely and professional manner with the Operations Manager regarding any client concerns.
  • Performs safety checks of the premises and safety equipment and records information.
  • Provides general information about the city and the specific information about entertainment and social events; organizes social and recreational events for clients.
  • Performs administrative tasks, as required (e.g. replenishing client forms, creating client files, distribution of client mail, answering phone calls, etc.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Knowledge of the Resettlement Assistance Program.
  • Sensitivity to and aware of the needs of refugees and other newcomers.
  • Ability to communicate in other languages is an asset.
  • A valid Driver’s license is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability with supportive counselling/crisis management.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written proficiency in English
  • Ability to communicate in any of the following languages would be and asset: Arabic, Farsi/Dari, Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali, Urdu, Russian

 

 

**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:                                       100 Lippincott Street, Toronto

DURATION:                                       July 9, 2018 to March 29, 2019

STARTING SALARY RANGE:         $37,913 to $40,804 per annum + Benefits

POSTING DATE:                               June 13, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                              June 26, 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 secondment basis.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #88-18, 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 #88-18 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
www:   costi.org


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