Employment

Employment Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is the senior leader, guiding day-to-day management decisions, and developing and implementing the strategic direction in alignment with the organization’s vision, mission, and values. The CEO supports the governance mandate of the Board and ensures that appropriate accountability, transparency, and risk management practices are in place. They have overall responsibility for the quality of programs and for the allocation of both financial and human resources. Ensuring effective communication of Boost CYAC’s mission and strategy with all stakeholders, the CEO builds successful relationships with staff, funders, our CYAC Partners, the broader community, and with other partners in the child protection field.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The new CEO will have the opportunity to build and lead an excellent team of professionals who are dedicated to the organization’s compelling mission. The successful candidate will be instrumental in developing a plan for the future that galvanizes, inspires, and professionalizes Boost CYAC in order to improve the lives of children.

POSITION PROFILE HERE

HOW TO APPLY:

We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. To apply, please submit, in confidence, a resume along with cover letter which sets out your interest in the role and highlights the experience you have relevant to the role. The preferred method of application is on-line at searchsmart.com/jobs.

CONTACT DETAILS:

Sandra Paquette 416-763-0404
sandra@searchsmart.ca

Vesna Markovic 647-608-3595
vesna@searchsmart.ca

ICE Program Intake Worker| Full Time (12 Month Contract)

Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) is a registered charity that has worked in the
City of Toronto for over 37 years providing support to children and youth who have experienced
abuse or violence, and their families.

The Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Program is a province wide counselling referral and funding
program established by the Ontario Victim Services Secretariat at the Ministry of the Attorney
General and administered by Boost CYAC. Through the ICE Program funding and short-term
counselling services are approved and coordinated for child and youth victims of online exploitation
and their impacted family members.

We are looking for an ICE Program Intake Worker to undertake a variety of intake, outreach,
operational and administrative program related tasks. This is not a direct clinical or therapy based
role; however, you will need a strong understanding of childhood trauma, crisis intervention and case
management.

Salary Range: $50,000 TO $60,000

You’ll Need to Have:

  • A BSW or equivalent degree or diploma.A minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience, preferably in program support and program coordination and working directly in an intake capacity with clients.
  • Direct experience collaborating with teams of multidisciplinary professionals and community
    partners.
  • Sound knowledge of child & adolescent trauma and demonstrated ability to provide sensitivity &
    support to child and youth victims and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to crisis situations and provide crisis support when required.
  • Ability to employ self-care strategies and maintain a positive attitude in relation to potentially
    stressful situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational skills. Ability to work on multiple tasks and
    deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, judgement, initiative, confidentiality and a strong work ethic.
  • Proficient in computer skills including database management.

The Right Person for This Role Will:

  •  Effectively communicate ICE Program objectives and guidelines to clients, referral sources and community partners.
  • Respond to and process all referrals to the ICE Program, using program specific eligibility criteria and ensure clients are referred to ICE Program registered therapists for trauma informed counselling services.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of qualified therapist across Ontario, with a particular focus on therapists with expertise in the provision of counseling to children, youth and families.
  • Develop and implement outreach and promotion activities to raise awareness about the ICE Program and how to apply for counselling services.
  • Coordinate the invoice system in partnership with the finance department and respond to all invoice related inquiries.
  • Assist in the coordination of quarterly statistical reports in partnership with the Clinical Manager and attend quarterly program development meetings with the Ministry of the Attorney General.
  • Participate in activities of the Provincial Strategy to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on the Internet, including supporting members to make timely referrals, attending a yearly conference and providing relevant statistical data.

Here’s How to Apply:

If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth and their families please send your cover letter and resume by email to: Linda Arwich, Manager of Human Resources and Administration arwich@boostforkids.org

Application Deadline: January 29, 2021

Boost CYAC is committed to: creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and providing accommodations in all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We thank all applicants for their submission; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Child & Family Therapist | Full Time Permanent

Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) is a registered charity that has worked in the City of Toronto for the past 37 years providing support to children and youth who have experienced abuse or violence, and their families.

The Assessment Directed Therapy (ADT) Program offers services to children and youth (ages 4-17), as well as their supportive caregivers, in the period immediately following disclosure of child sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse/assault, neglect, traumatic grief and/or the exposure to community or family violence. The goal of the program is to conduct trauma assessments to evaluate the impact of the event(s) and provide therapy based on the assessment findings.

Boost CYAC is seeking a full time Child & Family Therapist to provide therapeutic support to children, youth and families engaged in ADT clinical services.

Salary Range: $55,900 TO $70,200

You’ll need to have:

  • A Master’s level degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline.
  • Current registration with a regulatory body under the Regulated Health Professions Act.
  • Sound knowledge of the field of childhood trauma (particularly complex, development and intergenerational trauma) and child and adolescent development.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience providing evidenced-based and/or evidenced informed trauma assessment and treatment strategies to children, youth and their families.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams of multidisciplinary professionals.
  • Experience and ability to screen for suicidality and to develop safety plans.
  • Ability to employ self-care strategies and maintain a calm demeanor and positive attitude in relation to potentially stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational skills.
  • Experience and ability to write professional clinical reports and other documents.
  • Proficient computer skills including database management.
  • Ability to speak languages other than English is an asset.

The right person for this role will:

  • Complete comprehensive trauma assessments with children and youth to determine their perceptions of their experiences, to determine if trauma has occurred and whether ongoing therapy is required.
  • Provide therapeutic services to children, youth and caregivers to address treatment goals based on assessment findings.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as required.
  • Write assessment and intervention reports for each client.
  • Communicate and collaborate with agency and community service referral sources.
  • Ensure that all required documentation, records and statistical data is completed and submitted according to agency procedures and requirements.
  • Participate in clinical team meetings, all-staff meetings, centre functions and other meetings as required.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

Here’s how to apply:

If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth and their families please send your cover letter and resume by email to: Linda Arwich, Manager of Human Resources and Administration arwich@boostforkids.org

Application Deadline: January 25, 2021

Boost CYAC is committed to: creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and providing accommodations in all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We thank all applicants for their submission; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Child & Family Therapist | Full Time Contract (12 Month Maternity Leave)

Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Boost CYAC) is a registered charity that has worked in the City of Toronto for the past 37 years providing support to children and youth who have experienced abuse or violence, and their families.

The Assessment Directed Therapy (ADT) Program offers services to children and youth (ages 4-17), as well as their supportive caregivers, in the period immediately following disclosure of child sexual abuse/assault, physical abuse/assault, neglect, traumatic grief and/or the exposure to community or family violence.

Boost CYAC is seeking a full time Child & Family Therapist to provide brief therapeutic support services to children, youth and families immediately following their investigative interview.

Salary Range: $55,900 TO $70,200
You’ll need to have:
  • A Master’s level degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related discipline.
  • Current registration with a regulatory body under the Regulated Health Professions Act.
  • Minimum 2 years experience providing evidenced-based and/or evidenced informed brief trauma treatment strategies to children, youth and their families.
  • Sound knowledge of the field of childhood trauma (particularly complex, development and intergenerational trauma) and child and adolescent development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams of multidisciplinary professionals.
  • Experience and ability to screen for suicidality and to develop safety plans.
  • Ability to employ self-care strategies and maintain a calm demeanor and positive attitude in relation to potentially stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and organizational skills.
  • Experience and ability to write professional clinical reports and other documents.
  • Proficient computer skills including database management.
  • Ability to speak languages other than English is an asset.

The right person for this role will:

  • Provide brief trauma specific therapeutic services to children, youth and caregivers and facilitate referrals for additional internal or community supports as required.
  • Provide crisis intervention services as required.
  • Communicate and collaborate with agency and community service referral sources.
  • Provide clinical consultation to multidisciplinary team members on site.
  • Ensure that all required documentation, records and statistical data is completed and submitted according to agency procedures and requirements.

Here’s how to apply:

If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth and their families please send your cover letter and resume by email to: Linda Arwich, Manager of Human Resources and Administration arwich@boostforkids.org

Application Deadline: January 25, 2021

Boost CYAC is committed to: creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and providing accommodations in all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We thank all applicants for their submission; only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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