Resource Worker - Native Child and Family Services of Toronto

May 06, 2024
Old Toronto, Ontario
Hours: 35 hrs/wk.
Range: $61,400- $96,135
Location: 30 College St., Toronto (various NCFST locations)
Classification: Regular Full-Time
Position: Unionized

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to the recruitment, assessment, on-going support and development procedures outlined in the PRIDE Practice Handbook.
  • Develop child focused placement preservation intervention plans with internal and external support systems.
  • Adhere to the Ontario Model of Service, and utilize PRIDE, ONLAC and SAFE where appropriate.
  • Deliver PRIDE pre-service and in-service training during evenings and weekends as required.
  • Deliver Orientation, information sessions, and other training as required.
  • Assess and monitor foster homes, through regular visits.
  • Maintain foster home files, case notes and Frontline database information.
  • Educate foster parents on Legislative requirements and Native Child and Family Services of Toronto (NCFST) policies and procedures to ensure that standards are met.
  • Provide direction and assistance to resource and foster parents when completing required documentation.
  • Manage foster parent performance concerns, locating appropriate training and community resources.
  • Assist in Child Protection Investigations, which includes the collection of evidence and appearance in court.
  • Deliver all work in accordance with the Child and Youth Family Services Act (CYFSA), Ministry’s Foster Care Licensing standards, Designated Place of Safety Requirements and NCFST policies and procedures.


  • B.S.W. or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education in the Social Services field.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the diverse cultures and backgrounds of the urban Indigenous population.
  • Understand family dynamics, human growth and behavior, normal child development and domestic violence.
  • Pass a police records check (Vulnerable Sector Check).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; organizational skills; ability to multitask and prioritize; initiative and respect for confidentiality.
  • Ability to work in team setting.
  • Knowledge of NCFST and the spectrum of services provided.
  • Effective counselling, crisis intervention and problem-solving skills.
  • A valid Driver’s Licence and access to a reliable vehicle are required for this position.
  • Demonstrated understanding, and commitment to, integrating the Native Child and Family Services of Toronto Mission and values in to practice, service and relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of workplace Health and Safety practices and understanding of an employee’s responsibility under current legislation.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, to maintain effective communication and working relationships, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, tact, sensitivity and build strong internal relationships
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