LINC Office Assistant

Job city: 
Vaughan
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 
Part-time

Summary:

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

Program Closure Dates:

  • December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020
  • March 16, 2020 to March 20, 2020

Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative and secretarial support to the LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program
  • Handles student and employer inquiries in person, on the telephone and via email regarding COSTI’s programs and services
  • Verifies, complies, corrects and types statistical reports
  • Prepares and types letters, documents and certificates for signature regarding status of students
  • Prepares and distributes bus tickets to eligible clients and maintain records
  • Liaises with assessment centre for client intake assessment and placement
  • Responsible for client registration
  • Collects and inputs client data into iCARE and CLARS systems
  • Prepares and distributes materials for program outreach
  • Orders office supplies as required
  • Maintains inventory of program materials and supplies

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Internet and email
  • High school graduation or equivalent and 1 year office experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good administrative skills, typing speed of 40 words per minute is essential
  • Knowledge of office procedures, capable of meeting timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent customer service skills and sensitivity towards educational needs of newcomers
  • Ability to speak second language rather than English is an asset
  • Knowledge of iCARE, CIS or CLARS would be an asset

This is a part-time non-union contract position scheduled to work 11 hours per week; Monday and Wednesday 3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Duration: September 2, 2019 until March 30, 2020
Starting salary range: $21,24 to $22,86 per hour
Location: Vaughan Welcome Centre, 9100 Jane St., Building H

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please quote Reference 87-19 and send your resume with a cover letter to:

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

E-mail: resumes@costi.org

Fax: 416-658-8537

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.

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.