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The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay
Caring for children…a community responsibility

2018 Summer Employment Opportunity


Social Work and Child and Youth Care Students

Summer Caseworker Assistants – Thunder Bay

Full-Time Summer Employment for 8 Weeks Monday to Friday days $18.00 an hour

These positions provide assistance to caseworkers during the summer months. Duties may include: Providing therapeutic
support to children, youth and caregivers in their homes; linking children, families and youth to community resources;
providing support to children and youth in care; supporting foster families; facilitating and supervising access visits between
children in the care of the Society and their families.


  • Enrollment in a social work, social service or child and youth care post-secondary program, or related human
services program

  • Demonstrated ability to develop helping relationships with children, youth and families
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently; comfortable working with families in their homes
  • Organized, energetic
Job Requirements

  • Valid “G” Driver’s License and safe driving record (i.e., no more than two driving offences in the past three year
period, and/or no more than five demerit points )

  • Access to a personal vehicle and proof of one million dollar liability insurance coverage
  • Criminal Records Check – Vulnerable Sector deemed satisfactory to the Employer, dated no earlier than May 25,

These positions are generously supported through Canada Summer Jobs, an initiative under Canada’s Youth Employment
Strategy. Applicants for these positions must meet specific criteria:

  • Age 30 years of age or younger at the start of employment;
  • Full-time student in the 2017 – 2018 academic year, and planning to return to school as a full-time student in the
2018 – 2019 academic year.

Application Process – Open Posting until Positions Filled

Our preferred method of application is to submit a cover letter and resume on-line at “Career
Opportunities”. Individuals may also submit their cover letter and resume directly to: Kate Fraser, Manager of Human Resources,
The Children’s Aid Society of the District of Thunder Bay, 1110 Jade Court, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6M7

The CAS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including
women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations during the
recruitment process will be provided in accordance with the Ontario human rights code. Applicants may make accommodation requests
when contacted for an interview. We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.