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Summer Jobs Service

Summer Jobs Service

COSTI’s Summer Jobs Service program places over 1,500 students into summer employment every year. Through this service students who are planning to return to school can be linked to employers who are interested in hiring temporary workers. Employment opportunities exist in all areas including retail, manufacturing, service, recreation and office work.

Services Available

  • One-on-one employment consultation.
  • Subsidized summer job placements.
  • Pre-employment workshops on job search techniques, resume and cover letter writing, interview techniques, etc.

Staff at the Toronto-Caledonia location speak Amharic, Arabic, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Dari, English, Farsi, Italian, Mandarin, Oromo, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinia, and Urdu.

Staff at the Vaughan location speak Arabic, Assyrian, Cantonese, English, Ga, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Romania, Spanish, Swahili, and Twi.

Who is Eligible

Services are available to residents who are full-time students returning to school in the fall; and reside in the former City of York, City of Vaughan, or York Region.


Toronto: Caledonia Monday – Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Vaughan Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

This Program is Located at:

Employment Services, Toronto
2301 Keele Street, Suite 102
Toronto, ON
Phone: 416.789.7925 |

This service is free of charge.

COSTI's Summer Job Service is an Employment Ontario Program, funded in part by the Government of Canada. funded by the Government of Ontario.

Related Resources

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Recommended Reading and Online Resources

COSTI has a large library of reading, video, and on-line resources that can be accessed by you as you begin your job search. Check back soon for a full listing.