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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.

Please see the Contact Information tab for application instructions.

The Agency is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

Group Program Worker – 12 Month Contract – Stratford Office

The successful applicant will work 25 hours per week at an Ontario Housing Complex and will assume responsibility of providing outreach programs, facilitating self-help adult groups and to provide programs for children in group settings. Children’s program begins at 7:30am. An understanding of the principals of adult education, child development and the ability to engage multi-problem, high conflict families would be an asset.

Qualifications:   Community college diploma. A post secondary diploma in the area of Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Worker, Social Service Worker or a related university degree.  Related experience is preferred.

Salary Range:   $15.29 – $18.35 per hour (relevant on experience)

Interested Applicants are to respond by October 6, 2017.


Casual Relief Supervised Access Workers

(Stratford and Goderich Site)

This position will report to the assigned program supervisor providing group supervision and individual access visits for both children and families. All program activities are for the purpose of reducing identified risk factors arid the need for protection of children.

The successful candidate must be flexible to work variable hours in the day, evenings and weekends only, as required. The incumbent will possess excellent verbal and written skills, along with the ability to work independently and have strong time management skills.  Experience in completing case notes is required.  The successful candidate will have an automobile and a valid driver’s license. Please note this position is not suitable for summer employment.

Qualifications:      Social Services Diploma from a recognized college or equivalent, plus two years experience working with distressed families or families at risk of child maltreatment.

Salary Range:      $15.29 – $18.35 per hour

Interested Applicants are to respond by October 6, 2017.


Emergency After-Hours Service Workers

This part-time position will represent the agency in child protection matters as they relate to emergency services and associated investigations and assessment. The nature of service provided will be to respond to all contacts as presented and to diffuse crisis as presented outside of regular agency hours and to stabilize events presented until cases can be assumed by regular day staff. Hours of work are from 4:30 pm to 8:30 am following day, Monday through Friday and 4:30 pm Friday through to 8:30 am following Monday, including statutory holidays.

Qualifications:      Preference will be given to those with a B.S.W. or M.S.W., along with two (2) years related CAS experience, and completion of the New Worker Training Foundations. Consideration will be given to those applicants with a B.A. in a related discipline and with transferable experience from a CAS.

Remuneration:      $1,000 per work week plus 2% in-lieu of benefits, vacation paid at current legislative provision.

What Can We Offer Full-Time Employees?

What Can We Offer Full-Time Employees?

  • Competitive Salaries
  • 21 days vacation for the first 5 years
  • Short-term sick leave and long-term sick benefits
  • Extended health care 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

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, comprehensive, and OPCF 6A riderMedical Note from your physician stating that you are medically fit for employment Tuberculin Disease Screening (TB test)
  • A current Standard First Aid/CPR certificate is required

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
OR BY Fax: 519-275-2360