Relief Worker

Job city: 
100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 


These are non-union contract positions scheduled to work variable hours on an as needed 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 7:00am)


• Ensure House rules are observed,
• Responsible for the admission, discharge and profile creation on database (SMIS)
• Ensure rooms are equipped with toiletries, linens, etc.
• Support the delivery of the programs/orientation and services to the residents.
• Responsible for sorting and distributing mail, including contacting clients.
• Responsible for interpretation/translation services.
• Conduct regular room checks, change battery from smoke detectors.
• Responsible for the admission, pre-departure services and check-out of residents.
• Responsible for the operation of the Centre, which includes responding to emergency situations, e.g. client illness, family violence, theft, fire etc.
• Perform light housekeeping and kitchen duties.
• Responsible for office duties such as answering telephones, request client transportation, and fill out taxi vouchers.


• 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, Russian 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.
• Must be fully vaccinated or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption

How to apply: 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file quoting reference #26-24 to the below link: