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 24 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 ABA therapist is a one-year full-time contract position that works directly with children and youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families in the provision of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. ABA services includes group and/ or individual sessions in the areas of communication skills, behaviour management/ emotional regulation, social/ interpersonal skills and daily living skills. The ABA therapist also provides caregiver education and skill building sessions to help caregivers promote their child’s skill generalization in the home and community. These sessions allow caregivers to promote their child’s development by implementing ABA strategies at home.
This position will be providing services at two (2) Strides worksites within Scarborough, based on scheduling and program needs at each site. Some travel may be required between the two locations.
Salary range: $57,143.00 to $66,544.00 per annum
Benefits: This position is represented by OPSEU local 567.
This is a full-time contract position for one-year.
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 youth and vulnerable persons in our community, with health and safety as a priority, the successful candidate must complete or obtain the following 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 February 13, 2024.
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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