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Massey Centre requires a full time Intake Social Worker to conduct client needs assessment, counselling and referral at intake for the Residential, Transitional Housing and Section 23 School Programs. The Intake Social Worker will also transfer or refer clients to programs within or outside the Massey Centre.


Position: Intake Social Worker


Term: Permanent Full-time


Rate of Pay: $50,844.31 per annum


Department: Residential and Transitional Housing Program


Reports to: Manager, Integrated Residential and Transitional Housing Program


Qualification: ·         Bachelors degree in social work (BSW) or equivalent

·         Registered Social Worker (RSW) and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

·         At least 3 years’ experience working within a community-based setting.

·         Excellent client needs assessment skills.

·         Excellent verbal and writing communication skills

·         Good data collection, filing and report writing skills

·         Good short-term counselling and interviewing skills

·         Knowledge of youth and infant developmental needs.

·         Experience in working with diverse, marginalized and street involved pregnant teens and young parents and knowledge of the resources available to them in the community.

·         Previous work with adolescents and knowledge of related community resources an asset.

·         Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

·         Ability to work in a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends when necessary.

·         Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Working Condition: ·         Regular working hours with occasional overtime

·         Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment

·         Physical demands light


Closing Date: October 22, 2018; 5:00 p.m.


The Centre offers a dynamic work environment and career advancement opportunities. The successful candidate must have a negative criminal reference check and vulnerable sector screening as a condition of employment.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Massey Centre’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Please make your needs known in advance.

Massey Centre encourages applications from persons who represent the diverse populations we serve.


Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume by the closing date to:


­Human Resources

Massey Centre

1102 Broadview Avenue

Toronto, ON M4K 2S5

Fax: 416-425-4056


Email: hr@massey.ca (please quote “Intake Social Worker” in the subject line)


We thank all applicants, however, only those we select for interview will be contacted.




Position: Residential Counsellor II


Term: Temporary 8 weeks Full-time (40 hours/week)


Rate of Pay: $41,897.08 /annum (pro-rated)


Department: Residential and Transitional Housing Program


Reports to: Manager, Integrated Residential and Transitional Housing Program


Position Summary: The Residential Counsellor II provides Child and Youth work practice to residents with specific attention to life-skills training, building the therapeutic milieu and preparation for independent living.  The Residential Counsellor II works collaboratively with other Massey Centre staff and external partners to address the complex needs of clients.


The Residential Counsellor II may be assigned to the Residential or Transitional Housing programs, and reports to the Manager, Residential and Transitional Housing Programs and makes decision in consultation with his or her supervisor. This position helps to supervise student placements and volunteers in the team.



Qualification: ·         Child and Youth Worker Diploma or related Bachelor’s degree

·         Current Standard First Aid, CPR and CPI

·         At least three (3) years related experience.

·         General knowledge of the developmental needs of infants, children and youth

·         Ability to create the development of the therapeutic milieu in program settings.

·         Ability to measure and evaluate client outcomes

·         Excellent group facilitation skills.

·         Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

·         Ability to work as part of team as well as independently

·         Good communication skills

·         Ability to write and document clearly and concisely

·         Ability to work using a collaborative approach

·         Knowledge of the Child and Family Services Act in residential settings Knowledge of group dynamics and behavior management

·         Awareness and experience of cultural diversity

·         Proficient with word processing, data collection systems and email software.



Working Condition: ·         Shift work – day, evening

·         Physical demands – lifting, walking, climbing stairways, bending, carrying items as required by program needs (e.g., lifting a child under in the care of the program).

Closing Date: October 22, 2018; 5:00 p.m.

"Massey Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."


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Massey Centre is a client-centred infant and early childhood mental health organization which supports pregnant and parenting adolescents, aged 13-25.

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