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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

EYTI Employment Consultant


This is a fulltime non-union contract position scheduled to work 35 hours per week**



  • Conducts Employer Outreach in order to develop placement opportunities for clients in need of employment placement and where appropriate initiates training on the job incentives for the employer(s).
  • Outreaches to Youth who are seeking employment to inform them of COSTI’s youth programs
  • Conducts employability assessments with clients using Employment Service suitability indicators, potential employer requirements and labour market opportunities.
  • Provides employment counselling services to un-/under-employed persons including newcomers, disadvantaged youth and adults.
  • Follows up with clients and monitors their progress to ensure their employment service plans are fulfilled.
  • Maintains complete case notes and service entries throughout the client relationship and compiles written and statistical reports as needed.
  • Coaches and provides clients with pre-employment and post-employment mentoring opportunities.
  • Collaborates with Business Liaison positions regarding employer contacts/labour market conditions and client placement options including opportunities for Canada Ontario Jobs Grant
  • Develops marketing strategies targeted at specific clients and employers.
  • Liaises with community agencies, other youth serving organizations, boards of trade and professional groups for labour market and occupational information as a program resource.
  • Assists with job fairs, employer and special events as needed.
  • Facilitates networking/special speaker events to support and motivate employed clients and supports career advancement.
  • Works collectively within a team to meet contractual targets and deadlines.
  • Qualifications:

  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum twelve (12) months full-time employment counselling experience including job development and placement.
  • Experience in outreaching to youth and employers and the community at large
  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • Knowledge of job creation programs, education and training programs and subsidized training programs.
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
  • Thorough knowledge of job search techniques.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: word, email, internet, access is required.
  • Car is necessary as frequent travel is required in the GTA.
  • Location:

    3100 Rutherford Road, Vaughan

    Duration of Position:

    October 1, 2018 to March 29, 2019

    Starting Salary Range:

    $24.98 to $26.89 per hour

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    Employing Youth Talent Incentive (EYTI) is a youth oriented government incentive to help small businesses and employers hire and retain youth aged 15 - 29. The incentive enables small businesses to better compete, grow and invest, while helping young people find meaningful employment and take their first steps towards building their careers.

    **Hours of work shall be scheduled in accordance with Article 12.01and shall consist of five (5) seven (7) hour days, Monday to Friday.

    Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall. Subject to the response of those on Notice of Recall, this position may be open to Union members on a secondment basis.

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #124-18
    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.