Casual Child & Youth Workers

Position Information

Job Schedule:  Daytime hours

Site: St. Luke School, 2485 Dwight Crescent, Ottawa

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND

Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre (CCMHC) provides a wide range of mental health services for children under the age of 12 and their families. We specialize in social, behavioral, emotional and mental health concerns such as aggression, impulsivity, social skills, anxiety, sadness, depression, fear, and suicidal thoughts. CCMHC is committed to ensuring that all programs produce effective and positive outcomes for clients through evaluation, research and the incorporation of evidence-based services and practices.

CCMHC is committed to inclusive and equitable services that provide culturally strengthening interventions to promote positive mental health and wellbeing, through direct service delivery and/or referrals to partner organizations.

CCMHC Day Treatment Program

Education and Treatment for children in the classroom.

Day treatment is a program for children who, because of their mental health concerns, are unable to be successful in a regular classroom setting.

Our day treatment team provides a combination of education and mental health treatment so children can build skills that will help them return to and thrive at their community school.

Casual positions require daytime availability This is an on-call position and at times will require replacing staff with little to no notice.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Child & Youth Worker diploma or bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or equivalent degree.
  • A broad knowledge of the principles of treatment, the developmental and care needs of children and family dynamics.
  • Awareness, knowledge, and ability to deliver culturally safe services.
  • Experience in a school setting preferred.
  • Training in the Collaborative Problem Solving approach considered an asset.

 COMPENSATION

  • $27.81 per hour

Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre (CCMHC) values diversity in our workforce. We invite applications from all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ2S+ and BIPOC communities. Please let Sandie Cybulski, hr@crossroadschildren.ca,  know if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.  Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

All applicants are advised that offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a police records check for the vulnerable sector.

Thank you in advance for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

Child & Family Clinic Hours

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Let us know if you would prefer an in-person,  phone, or virtual session when booking your appointment.

WEDNESDAY 9am – noon  and

THURSDAY  Noon-8pm 

 

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