Job Posting 68424

Relief Worker
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area, 100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
closed 10 days ago (Tue, 23 Feb)
casual / on-call  •  $14.89 per hour

COSTI REQUIRES RELIEF WORKERS FOR ITS

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.

 

The Ralph Chiodo Family Immigrant Reception Centre services are provided in a twenty-four hour, seven days a week residential setting which is a temporary home to up to 100 clients.

 

 

These are non-union contract positions scheduled to work variable hours on need basis to cover evenings and overnights shifts.

 

Monday to Friday can be 5:00 pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)

                           Weekend Evenings from 3:00pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)

                                                    (Overnight from 11:00pm to 07:00am)

 

 

DUTIES

 

  • Responsible for the delivery of programs/orientation and counseling services to residents.
  • Responsible for the provision of interpretation/translation services.
  • Responsible for the intake/admission, pre-departure services and check-out of residents.
  • Responsible for the operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations.
  • Responsible for office duties such as answering telephones.
  • Performs housekeeping and kitchen duties.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent.
  • Experience working with newcomers and refugees.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Somali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, French and Urdu.
  • Previous experience with interpretation/translation considered an asset.
  • Sensitive to the needs and issues facing newcomers.
  • Possession of valid First Aid/CPR training certificate is an asset.
  • Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the last 6 months.

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