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Employment Opportunities


Employment Opportunities

Staff of Huron Perth Children’s Aid Society are committed to offering excellent child protection services with a community focus.

They enjoy positive supportive working relationships with other community agencies and neighborhood groups, to provide the best possible services to protect children and support families.

We thank all applicants, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Huron-Perth Children’s Aid Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please see the Contact Information tab for application instructions.

The Agency is currently recruiting for the following positions:


Administrative Support 12 Month Contract (Goderich office)

This position will provide clerical, telephone and administrative support services to the agency, in all areas of service, according to agency policies, Ministry Standards and relevant legislation.  This position requires excellent communication accuracy, computer, and organization skills and must be able to work cooperatively to assist others.  Confidentiality and integrity of information is critical to the successful completion of all duties.  There is a requirement to drive between sites from time to time.

Qualifications:  Community College Diploma in business or office administration, or equivalent clerical/office experience.

Interested Applicants are to respond by October 3, 2018.


Volunteer Services Coordinator (.5) 12 Month Contract

The Volunteer Services Coordinator is a professional who is responsible for the development of volunteer information, recruitment, screening, and leading volunteers. This includes working with other members of the agency to plan and carry out campaign strategies and meet campaign goals and objectives. You will also be responsible for making community presentations, compiling and maintaining statistical data, and providing written reports annually.


  • University or College graduation in an applicable discipline with related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  •  Supervisory experience and experience working with volunteers at various levels throughout the community are essential.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of tact and discretion in both internal and external interactions. Ability to motivate and lead a team and work as a team member. Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office programs preferred.
  • The incumbent must provide their own vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license as there will be travel between sites.

Interested Applicants are to respond by October 3, 2018.


What Can We Offer Full-Time Employees?

  • Competitive Salaries
  • 21 days vacation for the first 5 years
  • Generous benefit plan and dental coverage plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • OMERS Pension Plan
  • Training opportunities

Hiring Criteria

Hiring Criteria

The following outlines are qualifications for our various frontline staff:

Child Protection Worker

The Child Protection social work position provides protective and preventative services to families and children and is responsible for child welfare caseloads including responsibility for assessing family and individual functioning, and the provision of child protection and therapeutic intervention services.

Qualifications: B.S.W. or M.S.W. or equivalent, with two years of child protection/counseling experience.  **Continued employment is conditional upon ability to meet the full requirements of the position that include successful completion of the Child Welfare Pathway to Authorization Series and the Authorization Candidacy Examination (ACE) within two attempts**

Children’s Service Worker

The Children’s Service Worker position ensures that clinical intervention and advocacy services are available to children in the care of the Society and may achieve program objectives associated with permanency planning.

Qualifications: B.S.W. or M.S.W., or equivalent, with two years of child protection/counseling experience

Program Manager

To provide direct supervision, directing a team of professional social workers providing services in a child protection setting. This position joins a management team, which emphasizes innovation, sound leadership skills and progressive child welfare practice.

Qualifications: M.S.W. with three years child protection experience, excellent leadership, planning and organization skills, will be computer literate and have knowledge of a variety of management theories and strong time management skills.

Conditions of Employment

Conditions of Employment

You will be required to provide the following as a condition of employment:

  • Criminal Reference Check – request completed personally at your local Police Station; cost reimbursed 100%
  • The use of an automobile
  • A Valid full “G” Ontario Driver’s License and vehicle are required
  • Proof of business use automobile insurance with third party liability coverage of $2,000,000 including accident benefits, collision and comprehensive
  • Medical Note from your physician stating that you are medically fit for employment Tuberculin Disease Screening (TB test)
  • Copy of most recent relevant education degree/diploma

Contact Information

Contact Information

Please send a cover letter, full resume, including three current professional references to:

Shelly Crovetto – Manager of Human Resources
639 Lorne Avenue E.
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 6S4
Fax: 519-275-2360