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

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • As part of the Children's Aid Society of Toronto's health benefits plan, the organization offers a health spending account of up to $1,000, allowing employees to top-up coverage according to their personal needs
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto truly does "walk-the-walk", providing generous maternity and parental leave top-up payments for new mothers and fathers, including adoptive parents (up to 70% of salary 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 reaches out to the next generation through partnerships with educational institutions, offering placements for students in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate studies in a variety of fields, including law and social work
Children's Aid Society of Toronto employees at the company's recognition awards gala

Highlights

Industry Child and Youth Services
Established in Canada 1891
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 770
Part-time employees in Canada 41
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 46.1 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
Health spending account up to $1,000 each year
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
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 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 (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Children's Aid Society of Toronto, The was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2017):

  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto created a number of committees to address various topics including diversity and inclusion, anti-oppression and anti-racism, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and black education and awareness
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto has maintained the Out and Proud program for over 18 years to ensure its services are open, inclusive, safe and positive for the LGBT community as well as its employees, and also established Out and Proud Affirmation Guidelines
  • Children's Aid Society of Toronto is committed to improving the accessibility of its physical space and worked with Springtide Resources to conduct audits of all three of the organization's worksites -- the organization is currently working to implement audit recommendations
Children's Aid Society of Toronto employees celebrating Kwanzaa

Highlights

Industry Child and Youth Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 770
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Senior Manager, Anti-oppression, Inclusion & Diversity
Formal commitment maintains a number of committees to address various topics including diversity and inclusion, anti-oppression and anti-racism, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and black education and awareness
Diversity training and awareness unconscious bias training for leadership, training on mental health, cross-cultural competence, sexual orientation and gender identity and Aboriginal inclusion
Diversity highlights offered secondments and training to numerous Native Child and Family Services employees, participates in career development workshops and mock interviews for students of Ryerson's Internationally Educated Social Worker Program, hosts an annual immigration panel and information fair for organizations that provide immigration services, employs an external vendor to offer language and interpretation services in over 100 different languages, events to recognize international dates such as International Day of Pink, Black History Month and Chinese New Year
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships World Education Services (new Canadians), Ontario March of Dimes, Pride at Work Canada, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Nationtalk.ca (Aboriginal recruitment), The Center for Independent Living in Toronto

The Career Directory

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Children's Aid Society of Toronto employees on Blue Jays Day during the organization's Teamwork Month

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Child and Youth Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 770
Part-time employees in Canada 41
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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