Come Join the Team!
The Children’s Aid Society of Algoma is focused on promoting the best interests, protection, and well-being of children and youth. We work with parents, family members, and community organizations to promote and support families to keep children and youth safe.
We work with families to overcome barriers that interfere with children and youth being given the opportunity to meet their full potential, and we acknowledge that systemic racism is one of those barriers.
We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and our community. Click here to learn more.
Our Mission & Vision
The Children’s Aid Society of Algoma is committed to protecting children and promoting their well-being by working collaboratively with children, families and communities through service excellence.
Protecting Children and Strengthening Families throughout the District of Algoma
Our Core Values
We take responsibility for our work, our decisions and our results
We work together with children, youth and families, their communities and community partners in strengthening family connections.
We foster a culture of equity, inclusiveness and diversity that respects each individual’s unique worth and inherent dignity.
Children have the right to grow up safely in loving families and supportive communities with everything they need to flourish with connection to their culture, ethnicity, race and language.
We will be open, transparent, reliable, trustworthy, sincere and honest.
We approach every challenge and opportunity with openness and creativity while maximizing the strength, resilience and resources of children, youth and families.
External Recruitment Process
A job is posted to fill a vacancy need (backfill, special project or additional support). Prior to posting a position, requisitions and service level agreements have been established. In addition to accommodation considerations.
Applicants are pre-screened to ensure they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Qualified applicants then move to the next stage in the recruitment process.
Applicants are provided with an assessment which is used to analyze their knowledge, skills and abilities as it relates to the role requirements.
Successful applicants are then invited to participate in a panel interview (virtual or in person).
Once interviews have concluded, the panel will evaluate all applicant interview scores to identify the top candidate. (If applicable) Collective Agreement provisions such as seniority are considered, e.g. in the case of two close applicants. Next steps may include additional interviews and/or testing prior to moving forward to references.
Once all required checks are complete, the successful applicant is made a verbal offer of employment followed by a written offer. Once a signed offer is received, all unsuccessful applicants are notified via email and offered feedback.
Orientation activities such as access, equipment, additional documentation, onboarding, and training begin.