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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Office Assistant - Etobicoke



  • Provides administrative support to the centre manager and services.
  • Prepares, types, proofreads, correspondence, statistical reports forms and other documents as requested.
  • Handles client inquiries regarding various programs.
  • Inputs data into the computerized CIS database.
  • Enters data into the City’s SMIS system (database).
  • Submits monthly SMIS statistical and financial reports.
  • Assigns rooms to clients.
  • Dispenses tokens and welcome package.
  • Responsible for reception coverage.
  • Records and monitors purchase orders and invoices for services rendered.
  • Responsible for the handling and reconciliation of petty cash.
  • Orders and maintains office and program supplies.
  • Ensures any facility issue/concerns are communicated to the Manager.
  • Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Windows and Excel 2013, internet and email.
  • Must have twelve (12) months of office experience.
  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • Must be able to speak at least one of the following languages: Arabic, French, Amharic, Tigrinya, Hungarian, Somali, Farsi, and Urdu.
  • Knowledge of SMIS and CIS considered an asset.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English is required.
  • Good administrative skills, typing speed of 40 words per minute is essential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of administrative skills, office procedures and capable of meeting timelines.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Location:

    Hwy 427 and Dixon Rd, Etobicoke

    Duration of Position:

    June 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018 (pending confirmation of funding)

    Starting Salary Range:

    $36,928 to $39,744 per annum + Benefits

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    Shelter Services provide short-term accommodation and support services for vulnerable populations including Refugee Claimants

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #50-17
    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.