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Job Number:  46007
Facilitator-Ref# 99-18
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 July 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018
(67 days ago)
COSTI Immigrant Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $24.98 to $26.89 per hour



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 leave of absence)






  • Prepares and facilitates in-person and online workshops in areas related to employment and pre-employment.
  • Creates and revamps employment and pre-employment workshop materials and maintain an up-to-date e-copy and hard copy.
  • Liaises with Employment Consultants regarding changes to employment action plans and need for non-employment services and support.
  • Instructs clients on resume development and self-marketing strategies, effective interview skills and phone calling techniques, among other job search tools and techniques.
  • Assists clients to outreach and market themselves to employers to ensure placements.
  • Assists clients with Second Career applications
  • Provides technical and professional support to clients using centre services.
  • Maintains an up-to-date materials in R & I area including flyers; books and job search materials
  • Provides feedback on clients’ resumes, cover letters, employment solicitation, follow up and thank you letters.
  • Records services provided in various databases including CIS, conducts an initial service needs assessment to determine the need for COSTI provided assistance or community services referrals.
  • Evaluates validity of online resources relevant to career planning and development, job search strategies and employment opportunities.
  • Organizes and arranges activities, workshop and special event within the Centre and completes schedule for R and I and off- site information sessions
  • Liaises with and makes presentations to other community organizations, ethno specific agencies, training institutions, regulatory bodies, etc. to increase awareness about COSTI’s programs and services.
  • Markets Centre services through outreach to local residents and businesses at community booths, events and job/career fairs.
  • Compiles statistics both electronically and in hardcopy using designated forms and procedures.
  • Supports all Employment, YJL Mentoring and ITI,  Life skills programs and services at the Mississauga location





  • Social Services Worker diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience in an employment program.
  • Minimum One (1) year of experience facilitating pre-employment workshops
  • Minimum Six (6) months of experience providing employment counselling
  • Extensive knowledge of career assessments and job search techniques
  • Knowledge of Employment Ontario/Employment Services programs
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
  • Experience in developing job search workshop materials
  • Experience in developing placements for a variety of professions/occupations.
  • Excellent knowledge of community agencies and resources.
  • High organizational skills with ability to work in a team.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: Word, Email, Internet.
  • Car is an asset.



**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:                                       6750 Winston Churchill Blvd., Mississauga

DURATION:                                       July 30, 2018 to October 10, 2018

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.

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 #99-18, 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 #99-18 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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