Strides Toronto is a multi-service agency providing a wide range of exceptional programs and services that improve the mental, social and physical health of infants, children and youth from the pre-natal stage to age 29, and their families. With a range of community, residential and treatment services, we build strength and resilience through equitable, accessible, client-driven services, system leadership and advocacy. We provide individual, group and family interventions that include mental health counselling, autism services, education, outreach and referral, early intervention, day treatment and community support. In its Lead Agency role, Strides Toronto collaborates with 23 publicly funded infant, child and youth mental health (ICYMH) core service providers to design and implement system-level improvements that promote access, responsive service delivery and experience, and positive mental health outcomes for young people and families across Toronto's diverse communities. To learn more about who we are and what we do, we invite you to visit our website at www.stridestoronto.ca
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Day Treatment Child & Youth Worker supports the classroom teacher in helping clients to engage in the academic and therapeutic components of the program. There are 2 contract positions and multiple casual positions available. The contract period is September 2023 to June 2024.
Salary range: $55,750 per annum to $64,921 per annum (Contract); 30.63/hr to 35.67/hr (Casual)
This position is represented by OPSEU local 567.
Please Note: There are multiple positions available. Please ensure you select the correct requisition that matches your intentions:
Position 01: Requisition #1466 – 2, 10-month contracts: September 2023 to June 2024
Position 02: Requisition #1467 – Casual positions
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?
WHAT YOU WILL DO
THE “MUST HAVES”
The following education, professional memberships and knowledge are a requirement for this role:
THE ‘NICE TO HAVES’
While not required, preference will be given to candidates with the following:
BEFORE STARTING WITH US
As our work puts us in direct contact with young people and vulnerable persons in our community, with health and safety as a priority, the successful candidate must complete or obtain a Vulnerable Sector Police Check before commencement of their employment.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your demonstrated education, certification (if applicable), working and related volunteer experience and how you meet specific requirements for this position, and any additional considerations you deem appropriate. The application deadline is May 25, 2023 for the contract positions, and June 9, 2023 for the casual positions.
Strides Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We benefit from diversity of lived experiences in the workplace and encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Strides Toronto is a participant in the Government of Canada’s 50-30 Challenge, a program which challenges organizations to improve access for women and/or non-binary people and other equity-deserving groups, including those identifying as: racialized, Black, and/or people of colour, people with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities), 2SLGBTQ+ and/or gender and sexually diverse individuals, and Aboriginal and/or Indigenous Peoples to increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within their workplace.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Strides Toronto’s own policies, requests for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.
We thank all applicants however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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