Relief Worker

Job city: 
100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 11:30pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, visit

The Ralph Chiodo Family Immigrant Reception Centre services are provided in a twenty-four hour, seven days a week residential setting which is a temporary home to up to 100 clients.

These are non-union contract positions scheduled to work variable hours on need basis to cover evenings and overnights shifts.

Monday to Friday can be 5:00 pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)
Weekend Evenings from 3:00pm to 11:00pm (hours can be variable)
(Overnight from 11:00pm to 07:00am)


• Responsible for the delivery of programs/orientation and counseling services to residents.
• Responsible for the provision of interpretation/translation services.
• Responsible for the intake/admission, pre-departure services and check-out of residents.
• Responsible for the operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations.
• Responsible for office duties such as answering telephones.
• Performs housekeeping and kitchen duties.


• Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent.
• Experience working with newcomers and refugees.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Somali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, French and Urdu.
• Previous experience with interpretation/translation considered an asset.
• Sensitive to the needs and issues facing newcomers.
• Possession of valid First Aid/CPR training certificate is an asset.
• Required to provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) Police check. The VSS must have been completed within the last 6 months.

How to apply: 

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

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters by clicking on the below link.