January 6, 2020


Itinerant Child & Youth Worker (6 Positions) – Level 7

Specifics on location/schedule identified below


Job Posting #C-2020-01

Seniority is a determining factor

General Description of Duties:

Child and Youth Care Workers (CYCW) work directly with students who are experiencing social, emotional and/or behavioural needs.  A significant component of the CYCW support is crisis intervention and student advocacy.  In collaboration with school and Board personnel, the needs of the students are assessed and appropriate intervention plans are created, implemented and supported.  The CYCW may also be withdrawn from their regular assignment at one or more of their regular schools for an extended period of time to provide intensive support for a student in crisis as agreed between the school Administrator and the Learning Services department.  The CYCW delivers programs in the areas of:  bullying prevention, self-esteem, social skills, conflict resolution, emotion management, etc., in either 1:1  or small group settings, and on occasion in a classwide program.   The CYCW liaises with school staff, parents and community agencies to best support the child.


Job Requirements:

  • Child and Youth Care Worker Diploma (3 year) or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years similar work experience.
  • BMS (Behavioural Management System).
  • Courses related to understanding autism.
  • First Aid Certificate is a definite asset.
  • Experience supporting students with autism and/or behavioural difficulties.
  • Experience using data to understand behaviour.
  • Have a reliable vehicle and a valid Ontario driver’s license as travel throughout the Waterloo Region may be required.


Hourly Rate:        $29.73 to $31.43 per hour


Hours of Work:   Permanent Full-time, 40 hours per week

                           Work schedule determined by the Supervisor


Location:             To Be Determined

(Assigned to where the student needs are in the system)


Weeks/Year:        Approximately 41 weeks/year


Effective Date:     As soon as possible


Applications will be considered in the following order:


  • Qualified permanent CUPE Bargaining Unit employees, with seniority.
  • Qualified probationary and temporary CUPE employees, including employees in other Bargaining Units/Associations.
  • Qualified external applicants.


Application Submission:


Applications will be accepted up until 4:00 pm on January 14, 2020.


Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.


In the application process, identify your qualifications and abilities, such as relevant experience, to perform the duties of this job.  Include your Diplomas/Certificates in your application.


Internal Applicants

Internal applicants must submit a resume via

Include your first and last name and the posting number (provided above) in the subject line.


External Applicants

External applicants are required to apply directly through Apply to Education at: www.applytoeducation.comFor ApplytoEducation assistance, please contact 1-877-900-5627 (Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 7:00 pm EST.)


Detailed information on the application process can be found at:


The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is welcoming of candidates from diverse communities, backgrounds and identities and encourages applications from qualified members of these groups.


Applicants are invited to self-identify if you are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, a member of a visible minority group(s) or a person with disabilities. This information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code and will be used to keep track of recruitment information. No personal information will be included.


At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.


To request this file in large print, please email  If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code.  Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours.


The successful candidate will be required to produce a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check.  For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.