Caseworker - Social Work (4 Positions)

Job city: 
Peel region
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 - 11:45pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Job Title: Caseworker - Social Work (4 Positions)
Job Posting #CSJ-CW-01/2023-24

Date Posted: April 21, 2023
Date Closed: May 2, 2023

Report to: Program Manager
Position Type: Full time Contract position (ranging from 6 to16 weeks)

All Canada Summer job openings are contract positions ranging from 6 weeks to 16 weeks, commencing from May to August 2023. The job start dates may vary from May to July 2023. These positions are subject to funding approval from the Canada Summer Jobs program.

About Organization:
Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) is a pioneer community-based not-for-profit, charitable organization. PCHS has been fulfilling the needs of diverse populations for 32 years by providing services in addictions, mental health, geriatric, health promotion, domestic violence, parenting, settlement and services for women, children and youth. PCHS has several research studies to its credit and recognized as an innovative organization for community development and its Integrated Holistic Service Delivery Model. PCHS is accredited. PCHS is a 2SLGBTQ sensitive organization.

About Position:

The Caseworker - social work positions will help to serve various vulnerable people in our health, settlement and social services programs. The Caseworker will be working in our Geriatrics, Settlement, Addictions and Mental Health programs. The local priorities this position meets includes: projects supporting community based organizations, health care and social assistance, seniors and newcomers/refugees.

Qualifications, Skills and Requirements:

• Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
• Are a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
• Have a valid Social Insurance Number (SIN)
• Are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive)
• Diploma in social work or pursuing social services or related human services program will be an asset
• Knowledge of South Asian languages – Punjabi, Hindi or Urdu is an asset
• Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills
• A satisfactory current Vulnerable Sector Screening (Criminal Record Check) report, at your own expense
• A valid Ontario Driver’s License, with regular access to a reliable vehicle and proof of adequate vehicle insurance is an asset
• Excellent working skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and email
• Familiarity with Cloud technology and SharePoint is an asset
• Current first aid/ CPR certification is an asset
• Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a job requirement unless you have an exemption on a medical ground under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Duties and Responsibilities: (not limited to)

• Developing resources for the community, this could include making videos, brochures and program specific material.
• Taking part in outreach activities and engaging with community members
• Assisting with the intake and screening of new clients to the program
• Conducting client assessments or assisting a case manager with client assessments
• Following up with clients and or their family members over phone or email
• Administrative duties related to the program. Compiling case notes, filing, documentation, meeting minutes etc.
• Data entry and working with current program software.
• Development of PowerPoint presentations for community and staff.
• Attending internal and external meetings.
• Other related duties, as assigned

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How to apply: 

Please submit your resume on or before May 2, 2023 to the Hiring Committee at

Please add Job Posting #CSJ-CW-01/2023-24 to the email subject line and cover letter.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview

PCHS is committed to diversity in its workplaces and welcomes applications from all visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, 2SLGBTQ, persons with disabilities, among other self-identified diverse groups. We also provide accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at