CANADA SUMMER JOBS-Support Worker – Social Services (Community Support Worker )

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Website Yonge Street Mission

Our Bridges Team is seeking a contract full-time Summer Program and Community Support Worker. The Summer Staff will work with adults (18-60 years old) living in chronic poverty, out of our Regent Park location and remotely.

Please note that this job opening is for Canada Summer Jobs applicants only, who must meet the participant requirements under the Canada Summer Jobs Agreement with the Employment and Social Development Canada as outlined:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.


The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Work as part of a team to provide relief services to adult community members
  • Be onsite to focus on relief efforts (food bank and meal distribution)
  • Build rapport with program participants
  • Provide community participants with advocacy support
  • Work from home possibly once a week, providing administrative and online support for programs
  • Work with The Program Coordinator to provide individual goal setting support to adults
  • Other duties as required


The successful candidate will have the following skills and training:

  • Flexible and enthusiastic team player, with a teachable spirit
  • Passion for individual development and transformation
  • Knowledge of issues facing those in chronic poverty
  • Capacity to relate to those experiencing a spectrum of mental health challenges
  • Comfortable with a professional, non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach
  • Understand and practice client confidentiality
  • Experience in a multicultural and/or multi-faith setting
  • WIFI connection from home
  • Computer skills should include Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Social Media
  • Video editing is an asset but not required
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and use stairs
  • Ability to carry up to 30lbs
  • Education in social services, seminary or a related field of study preferred
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to YSM’s Mission, Biblical Foundations, and Core Values
  • Under the age of 30 years old (for CSJ eligibility)

Deadline for Application: May 16, 2023

Start Date: June 5, 2023

While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Date Posted: May 2, 2023

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