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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

Youth Group Worker



  • Recruits youth to participate on a Youth Advisory Committee. Input from this committee will be utilized in programming activities.
  • Organizes group activities for the youth such as drop-in nights, English conversational circles, cultural celebrations, recreational activities, orientation/information sessions, youth leadership and civic engagement.
  • Provide information and referral to educational institutions, recreational programs, youth specific services, community centres, volunteer programs and employment opportunities.
  • Liaise with community agencies in the areas where Newcomer youth are living to bridge services to the needs of this population.
  • Provide individual counseling based on the needs of the youth (life skills, crisis intervention, and telephone support).
  • Evaluates the program on an on-going basis and recommend service delivery changes based on the evaluation.
  • Qualifications:

  • Social Service Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum One (1) year of experience providing services to youth at risk.
  • Minimum of Six (6) months of previous case management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific issues facing immigrants and refugee youth.
  • Knowledge of the educational system, recreational programs and youth-related services.
  • Ability to speak one of the following languages is an asset: Punjabi/Urdu/Hindi/Tamil.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Access to a car would be an asset.
  • Location:

    227 Vodden Street East, Unit 3, Brampton

    Duration of Position:

    January 29, 2018 – December 31, 2018

    Starting Salary Range:

    $40,362 to $43,441 per annum + benefits

    Posting Date:


    Closing Date:



    This program is specifically for new immigrant youth between the ages of 13 and 24. This program will provide youth with assistance in the areas of immigration & settlement, education, recreation and employment.

    This is a full-time union contract position, scheduled to work 31.5 hours per week (Current incumbent is on a Secondment)

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #1-18
    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.