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Yorktown Family Services

Job Title: Group Facilitator Mindful Fathering
Contract: Indefinite Part-time: 1 group series 12 weeks (twice a year)
Salary: $34.76 /hour – 7 hours per week/.20 FTE (Thursday Evenings)
Competition# 2022-10
Start date: September 2022
Location: Virtual/in-Person & Primary Health Care locations in West Toronto, 2010 Eglinton Avenue West

Group facilitators will conduct a 12-week group program for fathers involved with child welfare as a result of family violence. Groups will be co-facilitated by knowledgeable and experienced staff in group interventions with men, child protection, child development, and women abuse.  This is a unionized position.


  • To plan and conduct 12-week sessions to reflect the goals and objectives of the curriculum
  • To identify areas for participant, follow up and referral at the end of each group series
  • Respond to emergency situations as needed
  • Maintain appropriate records as required
  • Participate in program development and evaluation as required
  • Complete clinical logs after every session
  • Presentations, conferences, community events as required
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Qualifications 

  • M.S.W., or equivalent Masters with several years clinical experience grounded in a strengths-based, systemic perspective with children, youth and families
  • 3 years’ experience conducting groups with fathers who have been abusive to their partners,
  • Knowledge of woman abuse and the impact of children exposed to women abuse
  • Clinical knowledge and experience in narrative therapy and group work
  • Knowledge of services relevant to target population
  • Enthusiasm and skill working to support change with a multi-challenged, diverse client population


  • This program is delivered on Thursday evenings 5 pm to 9 pm (6-7) hours per week for the delivery of the program
  • Presentations, conferences, community events 2-3 hours per week if required with flexibility in dates and times with a maximum of 9 hours per week including the delivery of the group

Reports to: Manager of Community-Based Violence Prevention Program

Yorktown Family Services is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. Please submit your resume and cover letter to or by fax to 416-394-2689 by June 2, 2022. Please quote “Competition #: 2022-10” and Job title in the subject line.

YFS is committed to the Health & Safety of its employees, clients and volunteers and adheres to regulations as set out by the Occupational Health & Safety Act, the Government of Ontario and Public Health Toronto. To reduce the risk of COVID-19 in the workplace, all personnel are required to present a COVID-19 vaccine receipt approved by Health Canada prior to hire. Alternatively, for those who choose not to be vaccinated, upon hire, the individual must be willing to present a Medical Exemption Form or complete an Educational Session on the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine and undergo Rapid Antigen-Testing on a regular basis as deemed necessary by YFS to be eligible.

Yorktown values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to equity and inclusion.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities.
Yorktown Family Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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