Job Posting 92792

COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
closes in 6 days (Wed, 29 Mar)
full time  •  $42,336 to $45,562 per annum+ benefits

This is a full-time union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week.

(Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm)





  • Prepares and cooks large quantities of food for up to 120 people in accordance with the Canada Food Guide is at must.
  • Conducts inventory control including the ordering of food from suppliers and donors with the assistance of the other cook.
  • Plans a 4-week menu which meets the cultural and dietary needs of residents with the other cook.
  • Prepares all meals and snacks with the assistance of the other cook.
  • Cleans and disinfects the kitchen and its equipment according to the Public Health Department standards.
  • Ensures that food preparation meets the standards of the Public Health Department.
  • Stores food and supplies.
  • Carry and store food and supplies (up to 50 pounds).
  • Prepares service records and communicate with Operations Manager.
  • Trains and supervises kitchen volunteers for program delivery.
  • Serves food to Centre residents.






  • Culinary Institute Certification or equivalent.
  • Food Handlers Certification is a must.
  • Must have a WHMIS certificate.
  • A minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience providing large quantity food preparation/cooking up to 120 people per meal.
  • Able to cook Middle Eastern cuisine and international food.
  • Able to carry and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Knowledge of food habits and international nutritious cuisine.
  • Proven experience working with refugees and understanding of issues related to poor nutrition and food starvation would be an asset.
  • Experience working in a shelter setting Preferly with new immigrants.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Fluency in English is a must - ESL bench mark level 7
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages is considered an asset: Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Amharic, Tigrinya and French.
  • Must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) upon successful hire obtained within the last 6 months.
  • Must be fully vaccinated or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption.




LOCATION:                                       100 Lippincott Street, Toronto

START DATE:                                   April 1, 2023

SALARY RANGE:                            $42,336 to $45,562 per annum+ benefits

POSTING DATE:                               March 16, 2023

CLOSING DATE:                              March 29, 2023



Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file quoting reference #76-23 to the below link:


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