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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Employment Consultant/Skills Facilitators Apply Now


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


  • Provides employment counselling services to un-/under-employed persons including newcomers, persons with disabilities, seniors, indigenous, disadvantaged youth and adults.
  • Conducts intakes and employability assessments with clients using Common Assessment and Employment Service suitability indicators, potential employer requirements and labour market opportunities.
  • Assists clients to prepare and meet the objectives of their Better Jobs Ontario and other Training Applications.
  • Conducts Employer Outreach in order to develop placement opportunities for clients in need of employment
  • Facilitates structured individual, small group and e-counselling workshops to develop effective job search strategies.
  • Assists with job fairs, employer and special events as needed
  • Conducts scheduled follows-up with clients, monitors and supports their progress and job retention to ensure their employment service plans are fulfilled.
  • Provides one-on-one assistance in resume/cover letters/interview skills as required.
  • Maintains up-to-date job search and social support information and resource materials to support clients and make appropriate referrals as required
  • Maintains complete electronic case notes and service entries throughout the client relationship and compiles written and statistical reports as needed.
  • Develops marketing strategies targeted at specific clients and employers.
  • Liaises with community agencies, boards of trade and professional groups for labour market and occupational information as a program resource.
  • Conducts exit interviews upon employment and monitors client and employer for job retention, feedback on service quality and long-term impact.



  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year of full-time employment counselling, facilitation and job placement experience.
  • Experience working with MLTSD Case Management System (EOIS CaMS), SaMs, or other databases and online employment tools
  • Demonstrated experience delivering virtual services using Zoom and other social media applications
  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
  • Experience working with youth, internationally trained professional, apprentices, employers and the community.
  • Thorough knowledge of job search techniques, strategies, information and resources.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: MS Office Suite, MS Teams, email and internet.
  • 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




Duration of Position:

Start July 25, 2022

Starting Salary Range:

$47, 790 - $51, 435 per annum + beneifts

Posting Date:


Closing Date:



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

If you are interested, please quote Reference #141-22
and send your resume with a covering letter to:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file, quoting reference # 141-22 to the below link:

"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.