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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Outreach Worker Apply Now

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse organization as an Outreach Worker for The Ukraine Hosting Program at the North York Centre

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


  • Provide information and orientation about the host program to individuals that have expressed interest
  • Conducts home visits and delivers off-site services to offer post housing/settlement stabilization services.
  • Liaisons and mediates with host families with or on behalf of clients.
  • Assists clients to establish and maintain links with appropriate resources including services relating to employment, language training, settlement, general health care, volunteer opportunities, etc.
  • Conducts community mapping in the settlement process
  • Proactively engage with various stakeholders and partners to disseminate information about the Host Program
  • Conduct in-person site visits and completes check list of each accommodation in timely manner
  • Maintain thorough records of the hosts and manages up-to-date database


  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience delivering settlement and housing services is preferable
  • Demonstrated experience in housing search, housing applications, and connecting with landlords.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide case management to vulnerable population.
  • Knowledge of specific issues facing refugees and immigrants, race relations, gender, abuse survivors and mental health.
  • Knowledge of settlement and housing related services and resources, with an emphasis on the services and resources that exist within the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Knowledge of Internet, Email and Windows software e.g. Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated experience in data-entry, documentation and reporting.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Access to a vehicle is essential as frequent travel to multiple locations within the GTA is required.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours including some evenings.
  • Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the past 6 months.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian and English is a must.
  • 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.


2301 Keele Street, Toronto

Duration of Position:

April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024

Starting Salary Range:

$47,790 to $51,435 per annum + benefits

Posting Date:


Closing Date:



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.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file quoting reference#74-23 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.