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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Relief Worker


COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement,
employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI,
please visit our website at


  • Responsible for the delivery of programs/orientation and counseling services to residents.
  • Responsible for the provision of interpretation/translation services.
  • Responsible for the intake/admission, pre-departure services and check-out of residents.
  • Responsible for the operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations.
  • Responsible for office duties such as answering telephones.
  • Performs housekeeping and kitchen duties.
  • 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, Dari/Farsi, Somali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, French.
  • Previous experience with interpretation/translation considered an asset.
  • Sensitive to the needs and issues facing newcomers.
  • Location:

    Markham HWY 404 & HWY 7 and 100 Lippincott Street, Toronto

    Duration of Position:

    November 16, 2020 to March 31, 2021

    Starting Salary Range:

    $14.89 per hour

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    The Ralph Chiodo Family Immigrant Reception Centre services are provided in a twenty-four hour, seven days a week residential setting which is a temporary home to up to 100 clients.

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

    Monday to Friday can be 9:00am-5:00pm or 5:00 pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)Weekend Evenings from 3:00pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)Overnight from 11:00pm to 07:00am (hours can be variable)

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

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #55-20
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Fax: 416.658.6590

    "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.