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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Relief Workers - North York

COSTI REQUIRES RELIEF WORKERS FOR ITS SHELTER SERVICES

Duties:

  • Provide assistance to the Counsellors in the delivery of services and programs.
  • Responsible for the provision of interpretation/translation services.
  • Under the guidance of the Counsellors, complete the intake/admission, pre-departure services and check-out of residents.
  • Responsible for working with the Centre Manager and Counsellors to ensure the smooth operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations.
  • Responsible for general office duties such as answering telephones.
  • 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, French, Amharic, Tigrigna, Hungarian, Somali, Farsi, and Spanish.
  • Previous experience with interpretation/translation considered an asset.
  • Sensitive to the needs and issues facing newcomers.
  • Location:

    Hwy 404 and Sheppard Avenue, North York

    Duration of Position:

    July 23, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Starting Salary Range:

    $14.64 per hour

    Posting Date:

    2018-07-03

    Closing Date:

    2018-07-16

    Notes:

    This is a non- Union contract position scheduled to work variable hours on need basis to cover Evenings, Weekends, Stat Holidays and Staff Vacations.

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

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #98-18
    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
    Email: resumes@costi.org
    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.