Care Home Worker - Casual Relief

Posted: Thursday April 4, 2019 Close Date: Monday April 15, 2019 Posting ID: #006-2019

The Agency has multiple Casual Relief CARE Home Worker positions available within the CARE Home Program of the Children and Youth Services Team. 

CARE Homes offer staff supported foster care for children and youth in the care of Family and Children’s Services.  The worker will encourage, monitor, support and counsel children/youth living in CARE homes within the community; work in partnership with a multi-disciplinary/agency team to plan and facilitate skill building and activity based programming.

Casual relief staff are required to be available for a variety of shifts throughout the week, afternoons and evenings, and on weekends, Friday evening through Sunday, including overnight. Preference will be given to candidates who have more availability and flexibility to work a variety of shifts on a regular basis.


-Child and Youth Worker diploma or degree preferred

-Related Degree combined with relevant experience in a related field

-Experience in a residential setting for children/youth preferred

-Current First Aid and CPR certificate and PMAB training certification required

-Valid “G” driver’s license and own transportation required


$24.0868-$29.8673 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Social Work - Grade 6

Articles 15 & 16 will apply to internal applicants

 Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from qualified individuals with varied backgrounds.

 Application Process

Interested internal applicants are invited to submit a resume to, no later than 4:00pm on April 15, 2019 quoting posting #006-2019.

Interested external applicants are invited to submit a resume to, no later than 4:00 pm on April 15, 2019 quoting posting #006-2019.

Resumes will only be accepted electronically.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation at Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free.  Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department at 519-576-1329.  Human Resources will work with the applicant and the interview committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.