Crisis Worker Student - Crisis Outreach Service for Seniors

Registration is required
28 hours per week, 3-month commitment
This service is hybrid
For adults 18+
815 Danforth Ave, Toronto

About the position


  • Work within an interdisciplinary team to provide psycho-geriatric screening and crisis support to seniors in crisis in the City of Toronto. Services are delivered in clients’ homes and in community settings.
  • Provide short-term intensive case management services to a caseload of clients.
  • Assess clients’ issues/needs, make referrals to appropriate resources, and collaborate with agency partners, health care providers, and other resources in the community.
  • This is all done with the goal of ensuring a continuum of care for seniors with mental health and substance use issues.


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Social Work Program and requiring placement hours.
  • Skills in assessment, crisis intervention, supportive counselling, and case management
  • Interest and/or experience working with seniors
  • Experience supporting individuals with mental health and substance use concerns
  • Ability to problem solve and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work individually as well as within a team



Shift hours:

  • 28 hours a week



  • 3-month minimum commitment



  • WoodGreen location, at 815 Danforth Ave, Toronto




  • The Volunteer Services provides orientation training and other career development opportunities



Screening Requirements:

  • Cover letter and Resume
  • Interview
  • Online Application
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Vaccination receipt
  • 2 References


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Apply now and join us to make the difference in our community.


Need help?

Volunteer Office

Wafaa El-Osta

(647) 248-0619


815 Danforth Ave. , Suite 300
Toronto, ON
M4J 1L2


Monday to Friday

9AM – 5PM