Community Outreach Social Worker

Job city: 
Richmond Hill
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 4:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


The Catholic Community Services of York Region is hiring a Community Outreach Social Worker.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Initiate, develop and participate in outreach activities in the community.
  • Identify and build relationships with community members, including residences and stakeholders to identify vulnerable at-risk clients.
  • Provide counselling and case management services, and intake as required.
  • Build an understanding of the current mental health issues and coping strategies.
  • Provide practical assistance using psychosocial and preliminary assessment of risk in crisis situations, consult and devise an intervention and action plan.
  • Facilitate psycho educational/therapeutic groups to enhance understanding of mental wellness and healthier choices.
  • Establish therapeutic rapport with clients from diverse populations, genders, ages, and concerns
  • Support clients to identify goals and establish strategies for achieving their goals.
  • Support the development and implementation of data management, monitoring and evaluation practices that adequate capture project activities and outcomes for reporting purposes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • MSW obtained from an accredited school of Social Work required. BSW with extensive related experience will be considered.
  • Member in good standing of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
  • Minimum of 3 years of outreach, case management, counselling, and group facilitation experience
  • Extensive knowledge and awareness of issues related to mental health, immigration, poverty, and discrimination.
  • Computer skills required; ability to manage electronic recording, workload and meet submission timelines. Knowledge of social media is an asset.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to set priorities and excellence in interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) facilitation effective communication.
  • A successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
  • Fluency in English and a second language is strongly preferred Job Type: Full Time, Contract, 37.5 hours a week (until April 30, 2023)

How to apply:

Interested individuals are requested to submit a resume with a cover letter on or before 4:00 pm, Friday June 3, 2022 to:
The Hiring Committee: Catholic Community Services of York Region Email:
Please indicate in the subject line: Your name - Community Outreach Social Worker

We thank all applicants; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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