Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The
Children's Aid Society of Toronto employees at a Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto ensures that employees can recharge with four weeks of starting vacation allowance (and considers previous work experience when setting vacation time for new employees), and lets employees take up to 10 paid personal days off, with the option to carry forward up to 4 days year-over-year for a total of up to 14 paid personal days
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto truly does "walk-the-walk" in providing generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments to new mothers and fathers, including adoptive parents, for up to 34 weeks -- and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
Children's Aid Society of Toronto alumni serving a barbecue lunch at the organization's Pride Day celebrations

Highlights

Industry Child and Youth Services
Established in Canada 1891
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 749
Part-time employees in Canada 42
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 45.2 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016):

  • In addition to a diversity and inclusion committee, the Children's Aid Society of Toronto maintains a bridging diversity committee, comprised of employees and community partners who provide leadership, consultation and recommendations to promote, guide and support anti-oppression, anti-racism and diversity initiatives
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto established Out and Proud Affirmation Guidelines in support of equity for gender and sexual diversity and has maintained the Out and Proud program for over 17 years to ensure its services are open, inclusive, safe and positive for the LGBT community as well as its employees
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto ensures that vacancies are accessible to job-seekers from all walks of life and shares employment opportunities with a number of community partners, including Nationtalk.ca, Equitek, JOIN, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, to name a few -- and uses World Education Services to assess the qualifications of internationally educated professionals
Children's Aid Society of Toronto employees celebrating 20 years of same-sex fostering and adoption

Highlights

Industry Child and Youth Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 749
Workforce representation female employees (83 %), female managers (89 %), visible minority employees (33 %), visible minority managers (24 %), Aboriginal employees (2 %), Aboriginal managers (2 %)
Diversity programs for disabilities, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, LGBT
Formal commitment diversity and inclusion committee, anti-oppression anti-racism steering committee, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act steering committee, bridging diversity committee
Unique diversity initiatives employs an external vendor to offer language and interpretation services in over 100 different languages, training on mental health and sexual orientation and gender identity
Diversity community partnerships Ontario Marche of Dimes, Springtide Resources, Nationtalk.ca, Equitek, Job Opportunity Information Network (persons with disabilities), Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, World Education Services (new Canadians)

The Career Directory

Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 758
Part-time employees in Canada 40
Student opportunities summer jobs
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Communications Coordinator, Legal Counsel, Human Resources
Starting salary $65K to $70K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 4 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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