Employment Opportunities

Do you have a heart for youth? Would you like to explore an educational field placement or employment opportunity in this field?

Kennedy House has a long-standing policy of seeking out and hiring the brightest talent. We fully understand that the quality of the service we provide our residents and referring agencies depends upon having the right team – trained, motivated, and properly compensated. Do you belong on one of our teams? We are proud to offer excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, flexible working hours, ongoing training and the opportunity to significantly contribute to a variety of Kennedy House programs, both residential and non-residential.

Our Recruitment Philosophy

Provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process
During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation.

Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with us. For instance, someone with a disability may require alternate formats for written materials, or physical adjustments to a computer set-up. For instance, someone with a disability may require alternate formats for written materials, or physical adjustments to a computer set-up. Another type of accommodation would be a candidate request to reschedule an interview or testing date because of a religious holiday.

Hire Based on Merit

All our recruitment decisions are based on valid, practical and measurable approaches that ensure hiring on the basis of merit. This means hiring the candidate whose qualifications best meet the requirements to do the job.

Provide Broad Access

We are committed to providing broad access to employment opportunities so that diverse job seekers can apply to positions within Kennedy House ensuring our workforce represents the diverse communities we serve. There are no geographic restrictions on positions available to the public. In addition, we have targeted outreach and advertisements of job opportunities to various communities across Ontario.

Demonstrate the Kennedy House values

Our recruitment process reflects our mission to serve our Client’s and our Stakeholder’ interest and to uphold their trust. It demonstrates our commitment to our values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness.

Competitive benefits packages: Kennedy House is proud to offer an attractive compensation and benefits package to all full-time permanent staff. Competitive, internally equitable wages, medical, dental & life insurance and a retirement savings plan are all included.

Kennedy House currently employs a staff of approximately 200 dedicated team members. The largest group is comprised of full-time youth workers, who work front-line in our various programs. Kennedy House offers opportunities for growth, learning and advancement. Many of our current managers began their careers as front line youth workers. Front line child and youth work positions require a relevant community college diploma or university undergraduate degree with related experience, a valid driver’s licence and a heart for youth.

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