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Posted 12.18.23 in EmploymentBack

Job Posting #: 1848-23

Position Summary

Hands provides short-stay stabilization and intensive treatment services, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  The Child and Youth Worker (CYW) LITS will implement mental health stabilization plans or treatment service recommendations for clients who are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioural problems.   Services may be delivered in a variety of settings in accordance with each client’s individualized treatment plan and service will vary according to client need.  The CYW will operate as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will collaborate with other community professionals to best support the client’s mental health needs. The CYW is responsible for supporting general home management including housekeeping, grocery acquisition, and meal planning/preparation within the LITS environment.  The CYW will provide crisis support to the crisis line, which includes conducting risk assessments, developing safety plans, and making recommendations or referrals for clients.

Hours of Work

Permanent relief

This position’s flexibility in scheduling and shift can be early morning, days, evenings, weekends, and overnights at our 24 hour/7days a week/365 days per year operation.

Preference will be given to candidates who have availability to work weekday shifts from 7 am to 7 pm.


Hourly Rate/Salary

Minimum $25.42 to maximum $30.93 per hour

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date

This posting will remain open until the positions have been filled


As a condition of employment, successful candidates are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Hands will engage in reasonable workplace accommodation, short of undue hardship, for any successful candidate who has a documented exemption under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hands’ COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and associated Procedures can be found on our website:   https://thefamilyhelpnetwork.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/COVID-19-Vaccination-Policy-and-Procedures-EN-R-10.20.21.pdf

Application Process

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1848-23, to:

Human Resources Department

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca

391 Oak Street East

North Bay, Ontario P1B 1A3

[email protected]