Job Opportunities

Pathstone Mental Health is Niagara’s primary provider of treatment for children until their 18th birthday. Pathstone provides services to more than 4,000 children and youth each year and to over 1,500 parents, guardians and adults.

We offer a broad range of programs and services, delivered by highly qualified professionals, to strengthen children and families. Our treatments are based upon a deep respect for the children, youth and families who seek our support and expertise.

Pathstone Mental Health is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the AODA (Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Pathstone will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability related accommodations, please inform Human Resources. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Student Placements

Pathstone has a limited number of student placement positions available each year.

Students and / or Insitutions seeking student placement opportunities may contact us at:

Please send a resume and letter of intent to be considered for a placement with Pathstone.

Applications are accepted until May 31st for September start dates.

Applications are accepted until October 31st for January start dates.

Relief Worker

In a teamwork environment, the Relief Worker is responsible for supporting various agency programs and services including: Residential Services, Day Treatment Services, Crisis Services, the Crisis Bed, Administration, and 1:1 Contracts. A Relief Worker could be scheduled to work, or called into work on an as-needed basis. A Relief Worker may work up to eighty (80) hours in a two (2) week period. This is a unionized position. Rate of pay is $20.06 per hour.


  • Child and Youth Care Worker Certificate, Social Services Diploma, Bachelor of Social Work, B.A. or equivalent
  • through previous education and/or experience, will have a demonstrated ability to function effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment dealing with various mental health issues
  • knowledge and experience in crisis intervention
  • excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as analytical and problem solving skills
  • a current Police Records Check within six (6) months
  • current certification in First Aid and CPR, PMAB and Safe Food Handling
  • a valid Driver’s License, able to supply own vehicle and be insurable to drive in Ontario
  • meets medical requirements under the Child and Family Services Act, Regulations for Licensing of Residences

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • must be available for evening/overnight and day shift
  • must have the ability to work weekdays and weekends, with little notice
  • must have the ability to interact and engage with children and adolescents in a therapeutic environment
  • assist with the implementation of ongoing daily therapeutic programming
  • ensure the keeping of systematic records, including client files, forms, logs and work as part of a team to facilitate on-going case management
  • adhere to a strict policy of confidentiality

Qualified candidates are welcome to submit a cover letter and resume to We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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