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Number of current workshops: 19

Ace Your Virtual Interview

The Interview is key to getting a job. During these challenging times, how we interview has changed.
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: 2021-10-28

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-28

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

COSTI Employment Services Information Session Webinar

Learn about our services and how we can help you with job search and to market yourself during this challenging time. Learn about programs we offer that can help you to prepare for employment and see if you qualify.

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 10:30am

Date: 2022-10-20

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2022-10-20

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

Enhancing Economic Opportunities

Job Search Strategies for 50+ Workers provides practical tips and fresh perspectives specific to the mature job seeker and expectations related to today’s workplace.
Different essential topics each week; program topics include:

  • Create a Skills Inventory and find your job niche building on your transferable skills, strength and experience
  • Consider all your options including a career change
  • Understand the résumé screening process to increase the number of contacts you receive
  • Understand recruiter language
  •  Know how to deal with ageism
  • Understand the new “temporary flexible” workplace including gig jobs, contracts, weekends and other opportunities

This program emphasizes learning by doing hands-on exercises and activities:

To register click here 

 

Times: 9:30am to 11:30am

Date: 2021-10-28

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-28

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

Introduction to Entrepreneurship - Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre

Are you interested in self-employment? Join this 1-hour workshop on Introduction to Entrepreneurship. Kate Jung, Small Business Advisor from Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre (VBEC) will provide an introduction to the practical application of important concepts for anybody interested in starting a business.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions on how to start a business in Ontario. Workshop Topics include:

  • Planning your business
  • Registering your business
  • Permits and Licensing
  • Financing for Small Business
  • Hiring and Managing Employees

Youth and Adults welcome!

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 11:00am

Date: 2021-10-27

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-27

Networks Information Session For Youth 18-29

If you are between 18 and 29 years old and excited about getting your career started, netWORKS is a new way for you to make connections with mentors who can help you get your career off the ground.

To register,  click here 

Times: 9:30am to 12:30pm

Date: 2021-10-28

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-28

TRIEC Mentoring Partnership Information Session

Reconnect with your profession in Canada! TRIEC Mentoring Partnership helps immigrant professionals reconnect with their careers with the help of a mentor who works in their field in Canada. Learn how to maximize mentoring opportunities in your professional field and become more successful together.

To register click here

Times: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Date: 2021-10-26

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-26

Writing A Strategic Resumes

A two-hour résumé writing workshop. Join us to learn how to create a résumé that will get noticed by employers.

To register click here 

Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Date: 2021-10-26

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-10-26

Youth Job Connection Virtual Information Session

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU! Our staff is working remotely to deliver employment related support.

The Youth Job Connection (YJC) program serves youth aged 15-29 experiencing multiple barriers to employment.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Resident of Toronto (Ontario)
  • Eligible to work in Canada
  • Unemployed
  • Not attending school or full-time training

PROGRAM BENEFITS

Paid pre-employment & Life Skills training

  • Paid job opportunities
  • Mentoring and peer support services
  • Education, training or work transitioning support
  • Access to training and skills development opportunities

ESESSENTIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIES:

  • Customer Service/Grocery Stores
  • Administration
  • Manufacturing, Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Delivery Services
  • Technology & Computer Remote Work
  • General Labourer

To register, send email to torontoemployment@costi.org or call 647-827-1425 

Download flyer here

Times:

Date: Ongoing

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: Ongoing