Program Coordinator Job Opportunity – Pride & Prejudice Program

Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS)

Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS), an accredited, innovative Children’s Mental Health Centre providing a range of mental health services for youth and their families, has an exciting job opportunity! CTYS is hiring a Program Coordinator for their Pride & Prejudice Program.

This is an opportunity to support 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and their families in the Pride & Prejudice Program. The Pride & Prejudice Program, supports youth aged 13-24 exploring sexual and gender identity, coming out, interpersonal conflicts, experiences of trauma and mental health challenges. Psychotherapeutic interventions include individual, group and family modalities. Services are provided virtually and in person.

0.8 FTE Permanent (28 hours per week; Bargaining Unit Position)


  • To provide therapeutic services, informed by trauma, attachment, family systems theories and affirmative gender and sexuality counselling approaches.
  • To provide individual, group and family evidence informed clinical interventions.
  • To provide brief therapy services as well as longer term interventions.
  • To work collaboratively with youth, parents, school personnel and other service providers, by developing individualized and effective service delivery plans using a strengths based and youth and family engagement perspective.
  • Providing flexible services that ensure accessibility for youth and families including after school appointments plus two evenings a week.
  • Case management support for transitions to community services.
  • To participate on internal CTYS or external 2SLGBTQIA+ committees.


  • A graduate degree in Social Work or related helping profession and/ or equivalent experience
  • Must have membership in the appropriate professional regulatory body (RSW, RP)
  • Membership in and identification with the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities (priority given to membership in the Trans, non-binary and BIPOC communities)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the issues, needs and Toronto resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth
  • Expertise in working with Trans, non-binary and gender questioning youth
  • Knowledge of and commitment to practice from a decolonizing, anti-racist and anti -oppression framework
  • Knowledge of and commitment to an evidence informed practice
  • Experience supporting family members of transgender and non-binary youth, individually & in group
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in Children’s Mental Health
  • Experience working with youth with serious mental health challenges
  • Experience in providing trauma informed and family systems interventions
  • Experience in providing crisis support/safety planning
  • Strong communication and computer technology skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with youth and their families
  • Must be available to work two evenings per week
  • Fluency in French and/or another language is an asset

Salary Range:  $63,108.92-75,355.35 (prorated to 0.8 FTE)


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Toronto May 6, 2024 Learn More
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