Central Toronto Youth Services (CTYS) is a community-based Children’s Mental Health Centre committed to responding to the needs of young people, their families, and the youth-serving community. We provide innovative approaches to the care of youth through advocacy, research, education, and direct-service programming. The School Based Program and Group Work Program provide strength based, evidence informed, targeted prevention and intervention group services to youth in schools and in the community.
CTYS is partnered with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) to provide school groups to youth ages 13-17 years. CTYS School Based Groups and Community Groups provide an opportunity for those youth navigating anxiety, social anxiety, challenges with emotion regulation, difficult peer relationships and low mood to build skills, find connection, gain insight, and build wellness through experiential, eclectic, didactic, and evidence informed group activities. The Youth Support Worker works collaboratively with school personnel and administration as well as other community agencies to provide programming for youth from diverse communities with a variety of mental health needs.
This is a full-time permanent position at 35 hours a week.
Priority will be given to those who identify with and have experience supporting BIPOC youth and families. Priority will also be given to those who identify with and have experience supporting the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.
The application deadline is July 28, 2023.
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