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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: 2021-05-20

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-20

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: 2021-05-27

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-27

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

Altis Recruitment Virtual Career Fair

Altis Recruitment is one of Canada’s largest independent staffing firms.  Recruiting for IT, Finance, Accounting Construction, Property Management, Administration and Senior-Specialist roles.

AVAILABLE VIRTUAL JOBS:

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Bilingual Call Centre Clerk (English/French)
  • Customer Service/Cashier/Housekeeper
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Entry
  • Diversity and Inclusion Specialist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Health and Safety Coordinator
  • HR Coordinator
  • IT Support Professional
  • Learning and Development Coordinator
  • Legal Clerk
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Project Accountant
  • Receptionist
  • Regional Sales Representative

MUST PRE-REGISTER IN ADVANCE

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Date: 2021-05-18

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-18

Certified Food Handling Online Program

The Food Handler Certification program teaches you how to safely prepare, store and serve food.

Topics covered:

  • Microorganisms
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Pest Control
  • Food Protection
  • Cross Food Contamination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Safe Food Handling Methods

Online Requirement:

  • Must have a stable connection to the internet
  • Must have a working webcam
  • Computer literate

Upon successful completion of the online training, you will receive an activation token to write the exam. Participants must provide a government ID before taking the exam. Must be unemployed and out of school.

Thurday, May 20, 2021, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Limited seats are available, register by May 18, 2021.

To register,  click here or call 647.827.1425

Download flyer here

 

Times: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Date: 2021-05-20

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-20

Cover Letter: Yes or No

You are sending out resumes but not sure if you need to include a cover or not? If you do, what do you say. Join us for the answer to this question

To register click here

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2021-05-19

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-19

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

Participate In A Virtual Employment Networking Group Program – 1 Day Per Week For 4 Weeks

The Employment Networking Group (ENG) Virtual Program provides practical tips, fresh perspectives and best practices for the 50 - 70 year old mature job seeker.

  • Program topics include:
  • Uncover the Hidden Job Market
  • “Net-giving”, a networking alternative
  • Connect with others and build your Network
  • Practice Zoom meeting styles and etiquette
  • Perfect your introduction and promotion to employers

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

Dates: Thursday - May 6, 13, 20, 27

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 9:30am to 11:30am

Date: 2021-05-20

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: York | Date: 2021-05-20

Enhancing Economic Opportunities

Participate In A Virtual Employment Networking Group Program – 1 Day Per Week For 4 Weeks

The Employment Networking Group (ENG) Virtual Program provides practical tips, fresh perspectives and best practices for the 50 - 70 year old mature job seeker.

  • Program topics include:
  • Uncover the Hidden Job Market
  • “Net-giving”, a networking alternative
  • Connect with others and build your Network
  • Practice Zoom meeting styles and etiquette
  • Perfect your introduction and promotion to employers

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

Dates: Thursday - May 6, 13, 20, 27

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 9:30am to 11:30am

Date: 2021-05-27

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-27

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

Focused on Career at Canon Canada

DON’T MISS OUT! Find out more about Canon Canada job opportunities!

This event is your unique opportunity for a “behind-the-scenes” look at working at Canon! Learn about their corporate culture, career development, and perks and benefits. You’ll also hear about their latest job opportunities such as:

Bilingual Technical Support Representatives (English & French)

  • Financial Associate Analysts
  • Lead Generation Representatives
  • Territory Sales Representatives (B2B)
  • Product Marketing & Marketing Analyst

TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Space is limited, register in advance!

Download flyer here

Times: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Date: 2021-05-21

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-21

Introduction to Coding Courses

If you are considering a career in website development and design, or are just interested in improving your skillset, register for the Introduction to Coding Course at COSTI!

This course will cover the basics of coding for website design and will open up new career opportunities for you. No experience in IT is required!

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to HTML
  • Understanding web browsers and sites
  • Using editing tools to create a website page
  • Adding images, video, menus, and hyperlinks
  • Creating and publishing your own web pages

AVAILABLE TO ALL IMMIGRANT WOMEN

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm or
  • Saturday, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

New sessions starting on June 8th & June 12th, 2021

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Date: 2021-06-08

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-06-08

Introduction to Coding Courses

If you are considering a career in website development and design, or are just interested in improving your skillset, register for the Introduction to Coding Course at COSTI!

This course will cover the basics of coding for website design and will open up new career opportunities for you. No experience in IT is required!

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Introduction to HTML
  • Understanding web browsers and sites
  • Using editing tools to create a website page
  • Adding images, video, menus, and hyperlinks
  • Creating and publishing your own web pages

AVAILABLE TO ALL IMMIGRANT WOMEN

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm or
  • Saturday, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

New sessions starting on June 8th & June 12th, 2021

To register click here 

Download flyer here

Times: 9:00am to 2:30pm

Date: 2021-06-12

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-06-12

Life Success Strategies Online Workshop

York Region residents! Explore career opportunities and increase your self-confidence.

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
  • Career planner and job seeker

A certificate of completion awarded to all graduates.

Date: June 7- 25, 2021. Monday to Friday.

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: 2021-06-07

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-06-07

Life Success Strategies Online Workshop

York Region residents! Explore career opportunities and increase your self-confidence.

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
  • Career planner and job seeker

A certificate of completion awarded to all graduates.

Date: July 5 - 23, 2021. Monday to Friday.

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: 2021-07-05

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-07-05

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.

By Appointment Only

To register click here

Times:

Date: 2021-05-21

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-21

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.

By Appointment Only

To register click here

Times:

Date: 2021-05-28

Located at: Virtual

Fees: None

Region: Virtual | Date: 2021-05-28

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