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Careers

Key Assets is an expanding organization that is always interested in talking to people who are committed to helping improve the lives of children and youth.

Current Vacancies

We’re seeking dynamic and creative individuals who are able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in all aspects of family placement and child and family work. You will be joining a multi-disciplinary team to develop effective partnerships with local providers as well as meeting the needs of foster parents and the children placed with them. If you feel as strongly as we do that children with complex needs deserve to have access to quality family placements then this is the challenge for you.

 

Child & Youth Counsellors

Key Assets are seeking qualified Child and Youth Workers to fulfil a full-time and relief/contract positions.

You will have an integral role in supporting complex needs children and youth in and/or transitioning into foster care. The successful candidates will utilize their skills in a variety of areas such as therapeutic counselling, behaviour and crisis management, program development and individual and group programming. You will work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and have a strong understanding of attachment, resilience and the impact of childhood trauma.

The successful candidate will work within foster families residing within the GTA with up to a 2 hr. commute from our Mississauga Office.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have at minimum a Child and Youth Worker Diploma/Degree or Developmental Services Worker Diploma
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience, with preference given to those that have worked with children in Foster Care
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, occasional weekends and after hours on-call support
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to supporting individuals from diverse cultures, experiences and backgrounds
  • Must have valid First Aid, CPR and current certification in an approved Crisis Prevention and Intervention Program
  • A valid G license with a clean driving record and daily access to a safe/reliable vehicle with a minimum of $2-Million liability insurance
  • A current “Vulnerable Sector Police Screening”
  • A second language is an asset including American Sign Language

Please send your resume directly to Cassi Mancini, Child and Youth Care Manager, at Cassandra.Mancini@keyassetson.ca.

*We thank all applicants for their interest but only those individuals invited for an interview will be contacted. This position is currently not available.

 

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