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Family and Children’s Services is committed to anti-oppressive values of equity, inclusion and respect. We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from people of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. We are committed to creating an accessible environment for all. Please inform Human Resources in advance should a disability related accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment and selection process.

Family & Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin (FACS) is a moderate sized, progressive Child Welfare Society, developing innovative programming, and located in beautiful Elgin County.

We are a not-for-profit social service agency licensed by the Province of Ontario to provide child protection services in a community of over 80,000 people in Southwestern Ontario. Nestled on the north shore of Lake Erie, Elgin County is a mixture of small town, rural and vacation communities, but we are close enough to enjoy the bright lights of Toronto and London, Ontario, or Detroit Michigan.

Family and Children’s Services of St. Thomas and Elgin strives in all instances to offer our services according to principles of genuine support and collaboration and we do so by measuring ourselves against our Strategic Benchmarks of Leading the Way, Journeying Together, Doing the Right Thing and Walking Along Side.

In keeping with the organization’s values, FACS is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment that is free from oppression, prejudice, discrimination and harassment.

If you share this common vision and are interested in joining our team, please review our Current Job Postings.

We offer competitive salaries, benefits which include extended health, dental and vision care, paid vacation, life insurance and an attractive pension plan. Choose FACS…For all the Right Reasons.

The most commonly sought after position within a Children’s Aid Society is a Child Protection Worker. You will find information about this, and other common front line service positions contained within the Careers in Child Welfare booklet.

We thank all applicants however only those considered for interviews will be contacted.

Current job postings:


This is a full time permanent managerial position. In managing a team of authorized child protection
workers and child and family support workers, the incumbent has responsibility for the planning and
provision of child welfare services for Elgin County, including subsequent and/or joint intake
investigations, the apprehension of children, supervision of short term out of home placements as well
as the provision and coordination of in home support and education to families. The incumbent
participates in the overall management of the agency through planning, administrative and community
outreach duties. This position is outside the Bargaining Unit.

Posting Closes: December 13, 2023

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