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Anyone who has a reasonable suspicion that a child is or may be in need of protection must contact the society immediately

We serve the children and families of Huron and Perth Counties, with offices in Stratford and Goderich

Goderich 1-519-524-7356 or 1-800-265-5198
Stratford 1-519-271-5290 or 1-800-668-5094

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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.

Please see the Contact Information tab for application instructions.

We are currently accepting resumes for the full-time position:

Legal Assistant

Under the supervision of Legal Counsel, the Legal Assistant will provide support to in-house counsel and child protection staff in the creation and preparation of court documentation. The Legal Assistant position requires excellent communication and organization skills and technical expertise in legal research and law clerk matters. He/she must be able to work cooperatively to assist others. Maintenance of confidentiality and integrity of information is critical to the successful completion of all duties.

Qualifications: Community College Diploma in the Law Clerk program, five years experience in a legal office, and previous experience in the child protection legal field with proven skills in drafting of child protection legal documents; or equivalent combination of experience, education and competence.

Salary Range: $42,850 – $50,974

Interested applicants are to respond by December 2, 2014. A letter of application, full resume, including three current professional references, should be sent to:

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

Qualified applicants are to respond by December 2, 2014.

What Can We Offer You?

What Can We offer You?

  • 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 Cirteria

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