Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) is situated on the upon the traditional territories of the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, who have been the traditional caretakers of this land for thousands of years. This land is covered by the Dish With One Spoon Treaty between the Anishinaabe, Mississaugas and Haudenosaunee that bound them to share the territory and protect the land. Subsequent Indigenous Nations and Peoples, Europeans and all newcomers have been invited into this treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship and respect. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.
Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) is a registered charity that provides a range of services to children, youth and families, who have experienced abuse or violence, within the City of Toronto. We provide individual, group, family and community services that include trauma assessment, counselling, and therapy, advocacy and support services during child abuse investigations, court support and accompaniment services and abuse and violence prevention materials and trainings. Boost CYAC is accredited by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation, an independent non-profit organization that offers accreditation specifically tailored to community-based health and social services across Canada.
Boost CYAC is seeking a Anti-Human Trafficking Therapist to provide crisis and therapeutic support to youth under the age of 18 who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing human sex trafficking, through a grant funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
Through this project, Boost CYAC will expand its specialized Anti-Human Trafficking team. The team will offer wrap-around services from the initial point of contact to facilitate safety and stability through intensive trauma-informed support for young victims of sex trafficking. This project will allow the team to implement a unique service model based on an individualized approach to identify and provide immediate and ongoing intensive support, to youth who have been victims of sex trafficking.
Skills and Experience
245 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 201, Toronto ON M4P 3B7
Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week.
Flexible working hours.
Opportunity to work from home 2 days per week.
Health Spending Account, Employee & Family Assistance Program, 3 weeks vacation, paid sick leave, and personal obligation days.
Boost CYAC is and equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the populations we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals including applicants from all cultures, racialized communities, abilities, diverse sexual and gender identities and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
Boost CYAC believes that vaccination is a key element in the protection of our clients, families, employees, students, volunteers and contractors against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, proof of full vaccination or exemption under the Ontario Human Rights Code must be submitted to Human Resources seven (7) calendar days prior to start date.
Boost CYAC is committed to providing accommodation in all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Manager of Human Resources will work with applicants to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation at any stage of the recruitment and hiring process.
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