ELT Job Developer

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:45am

Summary:

COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about, please visit our website at www.costi.org.

The ELT program combines advanced level language training (Canadian Language Benchmark Levels 7) with sector specific terminology training and job placement for foreign-trained professionals. The job developer will assist participants in finding employment in their fields of expertise.

Supervisor: Manager, Programs and Services

Responsibilities

  • Solicits placement opportunities in the professional sector relevant to clients’ past experience
  • Conducts employer worksite inspections prior to placing clients
  • Prepares and confirms placement contracts with employers
  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans and career portfolios
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization
  • Provides one-on-one counselling and support to program participants
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals
  • Prepares clients for job/work placement interviews, provides feedback and coaching
  • Monitors participants’ progress in their field placements and employers’ satisfaction
  • Assists participants in securing employment in the professional sector relevant to their past experience
  • Solicits feedback from participants and employers for program evaluation
  • Prepares and maintains narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as required
  • Inputs clients’ information into database system for services provided and maintains records of employer contacts
  • Conducts follow-ups with participants upon completion of field placements

Qualifications:

  • Career and Work Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling
  • Must have nine (9) months experience working with employers and placing clients
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign Trained Professionals
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential
  • Knowledge of wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through MAESD
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to speak another language would be an asset
  • Knowledge of the accounting and finance sector would be an asset
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA

This is a full time Union position scheduled to work 35 hours per week
Start date: July 3, 2018
Starting salary range: $45,475 to $48,944 per annum + benefits
Location: 9325 Yonge Street Unit 31A, Richmond Hill

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, quoting reference # 87-18 to:

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

Email: resumes@costi.org

Fax: 416-658-8537

Only those who meet the qualifications above will be considered for this position and invited to an interview. No phone calls please