Child and Youth Worker

$37.90 hourly
  • Toronto District School Board
  • All TDSB Regions
  • May 02, 2024
Occasional/Supply/TOC Student Services

Job Description

These positions are casual/on-call for short term assignments.

You must be available at least 3 days per week.

Assignments are in schools/sites located across the TDSB.


Child and Youth Workers support students in skill development, self management and problem solving to improve academic achievement.  Programs are developed to meet the individual needs of each student. 


  • develop and provide individual behaviour management programs for students in consultation with the classroom teacher

  • provide assistance for students in the acquisition, reinforcement and maintenance of academic, communication and social skill

  • providing services as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • can be assigned to individual students through SIP grants


Rate of pay:

$36.35 per hour

Schedule: up to 7 hours per day between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm


Please note, there is a minimum number of assignments you must work during the school year (September 1 to June 30) based on your hire date (unless you are on an approved Educational or Statutory Leave), or you shall be terminated and removed from the list of Short-Term Casual employees (CYW)


September 1 – October 30:

Sixty (60) cumulative assignments during the school year

October 31 to December 31

Forty (40) cumulative assignments during the school year

December 31 to February 28

Twenty (20) cumulative assignments during the school year



  • Child & Youth Worker Diploma
  • Minimum of one year experience

  • Experience working with children and youth requiring additional educational supports from diverse ethno-cultural and racial backgrounds

  • Child & Youth Care Degree and Membership in the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Counselors are assets


Working at the Toronto District School Board

Our staff members are the backbone of our system. Becoming a part of the TDSB team means joining a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them to achieve success.

The TDSB is one of the largest and most culturally diverse school boards in Canada, with approximately 246,000 students in 584 schools and approximately 40,000 employees. We offer a dynamic, challenging work environment and unmatched career opportunities for our staff.

Please review the information provided and explore the exciting career possibilities the TDSB has to offer as we continue to establish ourselves as the leading school board of the new millennium.

The Toronto District School Board is deeply committed to promoting Truth, Reconciliation and the rights of Indigenous peoples, Human Rights, Equity and Anti-Racism, and the elimination of Oppressive Practices, in our schools, our workplace and in the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all individuals including those with varied lived experiences that can contribute to the diversification of the workforce at TDSB.

We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.

The TDSB follows a hybrid work structure where some employees may be able to work remotely at times, based on strategic and operational requirements.  Please refer to Policy P103, Flexible Working Arrangements for more information.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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