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Canada Summer Jobs: Heath Care Aide

Canada Summer Jobs: Heath Care Aide

Company: Yonge Street Mission
Contact Person: Melody Hung
306 Gerrard St. E
Toronto, Ontario , M5A2G7
Phone: 4169299614

Position Description

Yonge Street Mission (YSM) is a vibrant, local Christian development agency that is leading a collective movement – going beyond meeting immediate needs – offering holistic programs and a pathway to transform the lives of people living with poverty in Toronto.

Since 1896, YSM has provided wraparound support and services, making it possible for individuals, families, and communities to move forward. We believe if we combine our collective resources and wisdom, together we can reach our goal of ending chronic poverty in a generation.

If you are inspired by our vision and feel a true calling to contribute to our work in transforming the lives of people living with poverty in Toronto from merely surviving to thriving, then this is where you belong.

We are seeking part-time (15 hours a week),18-week contract for the position of Health Care Aide.


The successful candidate will be responsible to:

1) Work as an assistant within the Health Centre Program

  • Participate in the care provided to all street youth coming to the Health Centre
  • Assist in Covid-19 related screening, education and disinfection protocols
  • Prepare and maintain supplies and clinical areas
  • Meet and engage youth, establishing trusting relationships with them
  • Register, enroll and update electronic records for service users
  • Connect youth to internal and external services
  • Possibility to work remotely on research and administrative tasks

2) Work as a front line worker in Evergreen’s nursery

  • Ensure that Evergreen’s nursery remains a safe and welcoming space
  • Meet youth and their children, providing appropriate care to infants/children
  • Promote cognitive, emotional and social development opportunities for children
  • Order, stock, maintain and distribute contents of baby food, diaper and clothing banks
  • Keep daily records of children in nursery using an electronic record
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection policy and procedures, including CFSA Ontario
  • Referral to internal and community resources (ex. Foodbanks)


The successful candidate will have the following skills and training:

  • A biblical understanding of the unique aspects of ministry among the poor and youth at risk
  • Demonstrate a particular interest in working with at risk youth aged 16 to 24 years and their infants and preschool children
  • Ability to engage in conversation with a wide variety of personality types, and to establish rapport
  • Ability to work in an unstructured high-stress drop-in work environment
  • Ability to juggle many competing tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to work as a team with staff, student interns and volunteers
  • Multicultural and multi-faith sensitivity
  • Good communication skills, interpersonal skills; conflict resolution skills; and self-directed
  • Computers skills are mandatory
  • Up to date CPR and First Aid are preferred
  • Under the age of 30 years old (for Canada Summer Job eligibility)

Please submit your resume and cover letter.

Deadlines for Application: June 25, 2021
Starting Dates: July 19, 2021

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

Learn more about YSM

Posted: June 9, 2021 | Expires: June 26, 2021
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 9037 ]