Job Posting 101321

Youth Group Worker
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
2301 Keele Street, Toronto, ON
closed 2 days ago (Thu, 23 May)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $29.56 to $30.99 per hour

This is a non-union, full time contract position from July to August and a part-time, non-union, contract position from September to December 2024





  • Supports the Project Coordinator to recruit youth into the program.
  • Delivers group activities both online and in person for youth, such as youth leadership and civic engagement activities, intergenerational activities, homework clubs, cultural celebrations, recreational activities and orientation/information sessions.
  • Provides information and referral to educational institutions, recreational programs, youth specific services, community centres, volunteer programs and employment opportunities.
  • Liaises with community agencies in the areas where Newcomer youth are living to bridge services to the needs of this population.
  • Provides individual counseling based on the needs of the youth (life skills, crisis intervention, etc.)
  • Provides on-going feedback to Project Coordinator to recommend service delivery changes.




  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum One (1) year of experience providing community development services including settlement, recreational and case management to youth at risk.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific issues facing immigrants and refugee youth.
  • Strong ability to develop rapport and relate with youth facing different and difficult life situations.
  • Knowledge of youth leadership programming, recreational programs and overall youth-related services.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering virtual services using Zoom, Teams and other social media applications.
  • Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the last 6 months.
  • Access to a car would be an asset.
  • Must be fully vaccinated or exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption.

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