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Job Number:  45110
Clinical Manager - Gender Based Violence
Job Posted: Friday, 1 June 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 June 2018
(4 days ago)
East Metro Youth Services
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)


East Metro Youth Services, Toronto Lead Agency and a fully accredited Children’s Mental Health Centre serving adolescents and their families in East Toronto for over 40 years, is inviting applications for the following full time, permanent position:


Clinical Manager – Gender-based Violence Program


The Clinical Manager is part of the Access & Counselling Program and has the primary responsibility to provide program management, program development including extensive grant writing and clinical leadership via staff supervision. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to professional development and implementation of evidence based treatments.


  • Provide administrative and clinical oversight of our trauma- based counselling program as well as all other services related to human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
  • Foster a team environment that optimizes treatment outcomes for adolescents and their families.  
  • Provide high quality, individual clinical supervision to an experienced team of trauma therapists.
  • Conduct prospect research on potential funding sources.
  • Develop grant proposals, budgets, evaluate programs and report back to funders.
  • Chair the Human Trafficking Intervention Prevention Strategy (HIPS) collaborative (20+ agencies in the GTA to coordinate wrap around services for survivors).
  • To coordinate and facilitate human trafficking presentations to law enforcement, social service providers, teachers, etc.
  • Coordinate prevention workshops in school, community centres and shelters to young people.
  • Meet Canadian Centre for Accreditation standards.
  • Keep abreast of recent literature and research as they relate to treatment of youth and families.
  • “Transfer knowledge” with regard to Trauma focused Therapy through a harm reduction and sex-positive lens.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years’ direct service experience preferred, preferably within children’s mental health or related service field;
  • Supervisory related experience considered a strong asset;
  • Experience designing programs and providing services to individuals preferably to those involved or at risk of being involved in human trafficking;
  • Clear and accurate communication skills (both orally and in writing) with a natural ability to persuade and influence and to cultivate community combined with the capacity to write grants and make effective presentations;
  • Ability to work independently, putting forward solutions to problems, combined with a high degree of resourcefulness, organizational ability, flexibility and alertness to opportunities that could advance the GBV program;
  • Ability to liaise with potential partners including government, law enforcement, service providers and funders
  • Demonstrated ability to work diplomatically with people and organizations with differing philosophical perspectives
  • Membership in the appropriate professional regulatory body;
  • Ability to work and support others in the context of a culturally diverse working environment;
  • Clear understanding of and commitment to a harm reduction approach;
  • Access to a vehicle is an asset but must have access to transportation within the GTA;
  • Preferred candidates will also be bilingual in both official languages; and,
  • Vulnerable Police check will be required prior to commencing position.In accordance with the agency’s employment equity plan we are particularly interested in encouraging qualified applicants from all communities that reflect the diversity of the youth and families we serve.

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. We ask applicants to make any accommodation requests when contacted for an interview. The agency assesses all candidates in a fair and equitable manner.


Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by June 55, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. 







(Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted, no phone calls please)


How to Apply:
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Apply through our website www.emys.on.ca under employment opportunities
Contact Details:
East Metro Youth Services
200 - 1200 Markham Road
Toronto, ON, M1H 3C3

Tel: 416-438-3697
www:   www.emys.on.ca

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