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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Employment Facilitator



  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops in labour market information, job search strategies, career planning, employer and Canadian workplace expectations, employment services and supports available in their communities.
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs.
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans, exploration and goal setting for career development.
  • Assists in all aspects of job search to ensure employment and education/training goals achieved.
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization.
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals.
  • Refers and connects job ready participants with local Employment Ontario/Employment Services and wrap around services such as mentoring.
  • Monitors participants’ progress and conducts follow ups
  • Solicits feedback from participants for program evaluation.
  • Prepares and maintains narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as required.
  • Inputs clients’ information into database system for services provided and maintains records of employer contacts.
  • Qualifications:

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling.
  • Experience with online employment platforms such as Moodle as an asset
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign Trained Professionals, newcomers and immigrants.
  • Must have work experience with people facing additional barriers including: lack of Canadian work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential.
  • Knowledge of job creation programs, education and training programs, wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through SC and MTCU.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills.
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs.
  • Conducts outreach activities and promotes the program to other centres and community partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the office administration/customer service sector an asset.
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA
  • Location:

    760 College Street, Toronto

    Duration of Position:

    April 23, 2018 to March 29, 2019

    Starting Salary Range:

    $24.98 to $26.89 per hour

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    This is a part time non-Union contract position scheduled to work 18 hours per week**

    Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #52-18
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Saniyah Farid
    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Fax: 416.658.8537

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.