Weekend Overnight Support Person

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


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


  • Oversees the safety and security of the residents and the Centre
  • Provides emergency intervention e.g. Fire, theft, family violence and client illness
  • Performs minor repairs and cleaning duties
  • Ensures house rules are observed
  • Provides reception for new arrivals
  • Prepares rooms for newcomers and serves meals to the late night arrivals
  • Performs safety checks of the premises and safety equipment and records findings in the Equipment Binder
  • Organizes and maintains order in the supply room and keeps an up-to-date inventory of linen and supplies


  • Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent
  • Previous experience in conflict management, dispute resolution and de-escalation
  • Preference will be given to the candidate with valid First Aid Certificate
  • Experience working with newcomers and refugees
  • Some knowledge of building maintenance
  • Some understanding of refugee's issues would be an asset
  • Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, French, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, Somali, Dari/Farsi, and Urdu

This is a part-time non-union position
Scheduled: 7-hour shifts from 11:30pm to 7:30 am on Saturdays and Sundays with the possibility of statutory holidays
Duration: January 26, 2019 to March 31, 2019
Salary range: $19.60 to $21.10 per hour
Locations: 100 Lippincott Street, Toronto

How to Apply:

If you are interested, please quote Reference 01-19 and send your resume with a cover letter to

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

E-mail: resumes@costi.org

Fax: 416-658-8537

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