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Job Number:  46006
Employment Facilitator -Ref# 100-18
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
(67 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Part 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.

COSTI Caledonia Employment Services offers Employment Ontario Youth Services including summer programs to assist Youth aged 15-29 transition between school and work.

This is a part time non-Union contract position scheduled to work 20 hours per week.



• Conducts an initial client Needs Assessment to determine service eligibility requirement(s) or referrals to other community services.
• Registers clients and records services provided in various databases including CIS and CAMs.
• Facilitates structured job search, life skills/job readiness, job retention and LMI workshops for youth.
• Instructs Youth on resume development and self-marketing strategies, effective interview skills and the use of other job search tools/techniques such as websites & social media.
• Provides feedback on Youth resumes, cover letters, employment solicitation, follow up & thank you letters
• Recruits employers for job fairs and other events; invites guest speakers to present on relevant work search topics / strategies and employer hiring expectations.
• Prepares and facilitates access to online workshops in areas related to employment/pre-employment and training courses.
• E-facilitates on-line groups as required/scheduled & uses on-line resources & methods to supplement regular programming
• Provides technical and professional Customer Service support to all clients using Centre services.
• Maintains daily workshop attendance, evaluates & records clients’ participation and records these observations in clients’ files.
• Obtains and interprets the results of in-depth career and employment assessments for Youth using formal assessment tools or external testing resources to assist clients in developing their Employment Action Plans and/or preparing them for placement opportunities.
• Assists Youth to identify, outreach & market themselves to employers, relevant career exploration and developmental skills training services.
• Works with youth service team to discuss client’s employment action plans, job opportunities and need for non-employment services and education/skills training.
• Researches, and maintains updated materials/links relevant to employment, education and skills training,
• Conducts outreach activities to employers, community service providers, schools, libraries, regulatory bodies to promote program, obtain resource material and prospective job leads.

• Assists in developing paid employment placements for youth in various occupations
• Compile statistics both electronically and in hardcopies using designated forms and procedures.


• Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
• Minimum twelve (12) months group facilitation and employment counselling experience with youth at risk.
• Strong marketing background with experience placing youth at risk in paid employment.
• Preference will be given to those with demonstrated experience providing e-facilitation via distance learning.
• Experience in developing placements for Youth in various occupations.
• Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work in a team
• Excellent knowledge of community agencies and resources.
• Level B Certification in Career Assessment tools is considered an asset.
• Knowledge of current computer packages: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Email, Internet.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as required.
• Access to a car is an asset.

LOCATION:                                       2301 Keele Street Unit 102, Toronto

DURATION:                                       July 30, 2018 to March 29, 2019

STARTING SALARY RANGE:         $24.98 to $26.89 per hour

POSTING DATE:                               July 5, 2018    

CLOSING DATE:                              July 18, 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 #100-18, 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 #100-18 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

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