Job Posting 79301

Employment Consultants
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
6750 Wilson Churchill Blvd, Mississauga
closed 10 days ago (Tue, 18 Jan)
full time - term / contract  •  $47,317 to $50,926 per annum + benefits




·         Conducts an initial assessment for clients to determine eligibility for ITI Employment Programs

·         Coaches and provides ongoing employment counselling services to clients.

·         Records services provided in various databases including COSTI internal systems.

·         Delivers job search strategies workshop sessions including, industry-specific resume development, self-marketing,                     effective interview skills and phone calling techniques, among other job search techniques.

·         Assists clients in developing action plans towards career goals, training and employment.

·         Liaises with technical skills training colleges and partners.

·         Develops job placement, internship and mentoring opportunities for clients.

·         Liaises with other COSTI Employment Consultants for client cross-referrals.

·         Maintains an up-to-date material in Resource & Information (R&I) area for ITI professionals including flyers, books, job              search materials, relevant to career planning and development, job search strategies, employment opportunities and                  pathways to credential recognition.

·         Creates and revamps employment and pre-employment workshop materials and maintains an up-to-date e-copy and                 hard copy.

·         Conducts outreach to employers to place participants in internships and employment.

·         Organizes and arranges virtual and in-person workshops, information sessions, job fairs, special events and activities                 for the program.

·         Works closely with regulatory bodies and professional associations to assist clients in pursuing the pathways to their                 credential recognition in Canada.

·         Liaises with and makes presentations to other community organizations, ethno-specific agencies, training institutions,                 etc. to increase awareness of the programs and services.

·         Compiles statistics both electronically and in hardcopy using designated forms and procedures

·         Maintains complete electronic case notes and service entries throughout the client relationship and compiles written                   and statistical reports as needed.

·         Maintains a schedule for follow-up with clients at 3, 6 and 12 months to track outcomes and credential recognition                       progress.



·         Social Services Worker diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience in an employment program.

·         Minimum 2 years of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling.

·         Extensive knowledge of career assessments and job search techniques.

·         Knowledge of newcomers and barriers to employment.

·         Knowledge and familiarity with the Ontario Bridging Training Program.

·         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.

·         The ability to speak another language would be an asset

·         Must be willing to work at various locations throughout The Region of Peel.

·         *Required to travel to sites throughout the GTA and access to a reliable vehicle is necessary.

·         Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19




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