Job Posting 73292

Facilitator Youth Employment Pathways
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
2301 Keele Street, Suite 102, Toronto, ON
closed 2 days ago (Wed, 28 Jul)
full time  •  $26.00 to $27.98 per hour

 

COSTI REQUIRES A FACILITATOR FOR ITS YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PATHWAYS FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA

 

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 position is designed to facilitate delivery of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Career Planning Program for vulnerable newcomers and refugees/claimant youth between the ages of 17 – 25 interested in exploring their career paths in STEM

 

This is a full-time Non-Union contract position, scheduled to work 35 hours per week*

 

DUTIES

• Provides client direct service and carries a small case load including follow up activities

Conducts outreach activities and presentations to local Ontario Works offices, youth serving organizations and other community partners to ensure program targets are met

Develops workshop schedules and delivers pre-employment workshop topics including introduction to online assessment tools including MineGage Virtual learning Software/ App.

Assists youth especially those with lower digital literacy to effectively utilize virtual tools, such as Zoom, Google Doc, and Microsoft Word applications in order to complete program activities and assignments.

Assists youth in participating and completing the Soft Skills and Customer Service certification workshops

Engages guest speakers and assists in the planning and holding virtual events, job fairs and other Centre activities such as employer networking events, mentoring, and related employment-training sessions

Develops and maintains employer contacts to create STEM mentoring, volunteering or related job opportunities for participants during or upon completion of the program.

Supports marketing and outreach activities to promote programs and services to youth and employers.

Liaises with program partners and refers clients to appropriate services in the community such as short-term skills training, EO/Employment Services, Mentoring, Mental and other Health supports, etc. as required.

Maintains client database and conducts client follow ups on a needed basis supporting program by planning and meeting program targets

Assists in preparing regular monthly, quarterly and annual statistical and narrative reports and maintains records.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.

• Knowledge or background in STEM careers would be a valuable asset

A minimum of one (1) year of experience in job development for vulnerable newcomers, refugees, successfully placing individuals within their professions and/or chosen career paths

• A minimum of one (1) year of experience in group facilitation and employment counselling experience, specifically with vulnerable newcomers and/or refugee youth on OW.

• Demonstrated working knowledge of online virtual software ie my Blueprint, career cruising and MS office.

• Demonstrated experience using Zoom and Google Doc

• Demonstrated experience working in a team environment with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.

• Verbal and written fluency in English. The ability to speak any other language would be an asset.

• Must be available to work variable hours occasionally, depending on Centre activities and events.

• Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the past 6 months

 

Due to COVID work will be performed virtually. Post COVID work will be performed on site.

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