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Number of current workshops: 42

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview is key to getting a job. Discover how to handle challenging interview questions with confidence Learn how to collect, compile and present information that showcases your skills and experience Find out the common mistakes that happen in interviews and how to avoid them.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-04

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-04

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview is key to getting a job. Discover how to handle challenging interview questions with confidence Learn how to collect, compile and present information that showcases your skills and experience Find out the common mistakes that happen in interviews and how to avoid them.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-18

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-18

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview is key to getting a job. Discover how to handle challenging interview questions with confidence Learn how to collect, compile and present information that showcases your skills and experience Find out the common mistakes that happen in interviews and how to avoid them.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-11

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-11

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview is key to getting a job. Discover how to handle challenging interview questions with confidence Learn how to collect, compile and present information that showcases your skills and experience Find out the common mistakes that happen in interviews and how to avoid them.

To register click here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-18

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-18

Adecco Ongoing Hiring Event

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Brampton and Bolton

Warehouse Worker— (Full Time) $16.00 – $17.60/hr Temp to Perm (Bolton is not accessible by transit)

  • Shifts: Rotational, Thurs. – Sun., Sat. – Tues. 5:30 am to 3:30 pm, or 4:00 pm to 2:00 am
  • Duties: Shipping/Receiving
  • Requirements: Must be comfortable lifting up to 50 lbs., should be available to work on weekends

Mississauga

Warehouse Associate— (Full Time) $14.25/hr – $14.75/hr ($2.00/hr premium for peak incentive)

  • Shifts: Mon. – Fri., 7:00 am to 3:30 pm or 9:00 am to 5:30 pm or 2:00 pm to 8:30 pm or 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm or 5:30 pm to 1:00 am
  • Duties: Picking, Packing, Scanning, Sorting, fast paced environment
  • Requirements: 6 months of warehouse and RF scanner experience, must be comfortable lifting up to 30 lbs., basic computer skills

Light General Labour— (Full Time) $14.25 – $15.00/hr ($1.00/hr premium for peak incentive)

  • Shifts: Mon. – Fri., 6:00 am to 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Duties: Picking, Packing, fast paced environment
  • Requirements: Must be comfortable lifting up to 30 lbs., attendance in good standing

Distribution Associate— (Full Time) $15.50 – $16.00/hr

  • Shifts: Mon. – Fri., 7:00 am to 3.00 pm or 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm or 11.00 pm to 7.00 am
  • Duties: Picking, Packaging, removing of boxes, Labeling etc.
  • Requirements: Must be comfortable lifting up to 30 lbs., attendance in good standing

Milton

Warehouse Associate—(Full Time & Part Time) $19.00/hr ($17.50/hr + $1.50/hr COVID premium)

  • Shifts: Full Time, Sun. – Thurs., Part Time, Fri. – Sat. or Mon. – Thurs. Day: 4:30 am to 2:00 pm, Afternoon: 2:30 pm to 12:00 am
  • Duties: Sorting of packages, loading and unloading trailers
  • Requirements: Must be comfortable lifting with 25 to 50 lbs.

PRE–REGISTER IN ADVANCE AND SUBMIT YOUR RÉSUMÉ

To register click here, or

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing

ALiGN Newcomer Job Matching

Lead with your personality not with your résumé. Learn how to use ALign to connect to the right
employment opportunities using your personality

To register,  click here 

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-10

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-10

Become a Security Guard at Paragon - Information Session

Victor Arcentales, Recruiter and Human Resources Specialist from Paragon will share his knowledge and insight with you about the process of how to become a security guard in Toronto

To register click here 

 

Times: 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Date: 2021-03-10

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-10

Creating Your Perfect Cover Letter (3 Days)

The interactive online workshop which aims to assist you in understanding the
purposes of a cover letter, what employers value in a cover letter, how to structure and target your cover letter for success. Please note, this workshop is guided by a Facilitator. To join you must have completed your resume.

To create an account or register click here. See program information here.

For more information please on how to register please contact us at  costionlineservices@costi.org 

 

Times:

Date: 2021-03-08

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-08

Employment Strategies For Office Administration Professionals (3 Weeks)

Sector- Specific Terminology, Workplace Communication and Culture Skills for Internationally Trained Professionals and individuals interested in working in the field of Office Administration.

To create an account or register click here. See program information here.

For more information please on how to register please contact us at  costionlineservices@costi.org 

 

Times:

Date: 2021-03-22

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-22

English Conversation Circle Click, Connect, Communicate!

Our conversation circles are a great way to improve your English language skills and make new connections.

Our conversations cover a wide range of topics such as food and nutrition, sports, health, transportation, housing, family, banking, employment, education, Canadian citizenship, and much more!

JOIN THE CIRCLE TO:

  • Develop your speaking confidence
  • Build vocabulary
  • Get familiar with Canadian culture
  • Improve pronunciation
  • Create new connections

Classes offered at no cost every Wednesday, 1:00 pm—2:30 pm and 4:30 pm—6:00 pm

To register click here, or call 416.244.9980 or email linctoronto@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing

English for Visitors and Work Permit Holders

Six weeks online course. Learn to speak, read and write English.

INSTRUCTION INCLUDES:

  • Write short messages
  • Improve basic vocabulary
  • Conversation for daily activities
  • Read and understand simple stories
  • Develop and use grammar and punctuation

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Visitors to Canada
  • Work permit or study permit
  • Individuals 18 years and older

To register call 416.534.7400 or email edu@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, and Information Technology Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.459.6700 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Employment, and Settlement Services, Brampton

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language, Employment, and Settlement Services, Brampton

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, and Information Technology Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.451.7147 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Enhanced Language Training Services

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Enhanced Language Training Services

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.479.7926 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham North

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

This program is offered from Monday to Friday.

To register call 289.842.3124 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Richmond Hill

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Richmond Hill

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.479.7926 today.

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Markham South

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Markham South

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 905.761.1155 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Vaughan

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language, Settlement & Skills Training Services, Vaughan

Enhanced Language Training for Accounting and Finance, Office Administration and Customer Service, Teaching, Information Technology, and Health Care Professionals

COSTI's Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program is ideal for Internationally Experienced Professionals who have prior experience in the Accounting and Finance, Teaching and Education, Health Care, Information Technology, Office Administration and Customer Services.

Services Available:

  • On-line Sector-specific terminology modules
  • Workplace communication training
  • Job preparation workshops (e.g. resume preparation, interview techniques, workplace culture, ethics, employment standards, goal setting, labour market information, cold calling and networking, etc.)
  • Exposure to  Canadian Workplace
  • Job search support

Services are available to individuals who have acquired professional qualifications and experience outside of Canada and who have been unable to access employment in their field of expertise. Individuals must be able to communicate at an advanced level of English, and have occupational training and experience in the respective profession or trade. Participants must be landed, conventional refugees, or individuals on a Minister's Permit. Language assessments will be arranged to determine eligibility.

To register call 289.841.3032 today.

Download flyer here

Times: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Language & Skills Training Services, Newmarket

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing | Language & Skills Training Services, Newmarket

Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program

This is an opportunity for your clients to attend the information session for the Federal Internship for Newcomers Program for the year 2020/2021 hosted by COSTI.

CATEGORIES OF TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

  • Administrative Clerk (CR-04)
  • Program Officer (PM-02)
  • IT Technician, Tester, Programmer (CS-01)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Permanent residents or Canadian citizens, in Canada for ten years or less
  • Residents of Greater Toronto Area
  • Meet educational requirements
  • English CLB 7 or higher

Please complete the online FIN Partner Organization Referral and Assessment Tool to find out if your clients qualify for the Federal Internship for Newcomers (FIN) Program.

Eligible clients will be invited for one of the upcoming information sessions scheduled from December 2020 to March 2021.

To register click here, or call 905.669.5627 or send email to FIN@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing

Life Success Strategies Online Workshop

TAKE CONTROL, GET EMPOWERED!

A York Region resident?

Explore Career Opportunities and Increase Your Self-Confidence

Please join us! We can help!

THIS THREE-WEEK PROGRAM OFFERS INDIVIDUAL COACHING AND GROUP WORKSHOPS:

  • Increase Your Self-Confidence while at home
  • Goal Setting
  • Stress Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Community Resources
  • Enhance resume that will get you an interview
  • Networking & Hidden Job Market
  • Things you should know as a career planner job seeker

A Certificate Of Completion Awarded To All Graduates.

Date: April 5 - 23, 2021. Monday to Friday, starting at 10:00 am.

To register, call 289-843-3214  or send email to amy.cheung@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-04-05

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2021-04-05

Life Success Strategies Online Workshop

TAKE CONTROL, GET EMPOWERED!

A York Region resident?

Explore Career Opportunities and Increase Your Self-Confidence

Please join us! We can help!

THIS THREE-WEEK PROGRAM OFFERS INDIVIDUAL COACHING AND GROUP WORKSHOPS:

  • Increase Your Self-Confidence while at home
  • Goal Setting
  • Stress Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Career Exploration
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Community Resources
  • Enhance resume that will get you an interview
  • Networking & Hidden Job Market
  • Things you should know as a career planner job seeker

A Certificate Of Completion Awarded To All Graduates.

Date: March 8-26, 2021. Monday to Friday, starting at 10:00 am.

To register click here, or call 289-843-3214  or send email to amy.cheung@costi.org

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-08

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-08

Links2Care Virtual Job Fair

Want to Make A Difference In Someone’s Life And Get Paid? We Can Help!

IMMEDIATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Locations: Mississauga, Oakville, Acton, Georgetown, Milton and Burlington. Paid training provided.

PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKER Pay Rate: $18.35 per hour

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER Pay Rate: $16.27 per hour

Requirements:

  • Personal Support Worker Certificate (for PSW position only)
  • Police Record Check
  • Vulnerable Sector Screen

You must care passionately about the independence and wellbeing of seniors and adults with disabilities in their homes.

REGISTERED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR Pay Rate: $22.91 per hour, location: Georgetown, ON

Requirements:

  • Must have an ECE Degree/Diploma or equivalent and must maintain registered membership with the College of ECEs
  • Valid Standard Level “C” CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Safe Food Handling an asset

Only pre-registered candidates will be granted access to the virtual job fair.

To register,  click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-03-08

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-08

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

By Appointment Only

Times:

Date: 2021-03-19

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-19

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

By Appointment Only

Times:

Date: 2021-03-26

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-26

Mock Virtual Interview

During these challenging times, how we interview has changed. Take our Ace Your  Interview webinar and then sign up to practice your interview skills using Zoom, one of the many online platforms.

To register click here

By Appointment Only

Times:

Date: 2021-03-12

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-03-12

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