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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

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COSTI REQUIRES A YOUTH GROUP WORKER FOR ITS YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM


This is a part time Union position scheduled to work 21 hours per week**

Duties:

• Recruit youth to participate in programming activities.
• Organize group activities both online and in person for youth, such as youth leadership and civic engagement activities, intergenerational activities, homework clubs, cultural celebrations, recreational activities and orientation/information sessions.
• 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).
• Evaluate 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 community development services including settlement, employment, recreational and case management to youth at risk.
• Demonstrated experience delivering virtual services using Zoom, Goto Meeting, HighFive and other social media applications.
• Demonstrated knowledge of specific issues facing immigrants and refugee youth.
• Knowledge of the educational system, recreational programs and youth-related services.
• Must be able to speak Arabic.
• Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
• Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the last 6 months.
• Access to a car would be an asset.
 

Location:

2301 Keele Street, Toronto, M6M 3Z9

Duration of Position:

Starting April 1, 2021

Starting Salary Range:

$27,830 to $29,953 per annum + benefits

Posting Date:

2021-02-09

Closing Date:

2021-02-23

Notes:


Priority consideration will be given to those on Notice of Recall.

If you are interested, please quote Reference #38-21
and send your resume with a covering letter to:

Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2

"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.