Child and Family Worker (SNAP CFW)

Published: July 22, 2022

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) is part of a global organization providing specialized care…

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) is part of a global organization providing specialized care and support services to children, youth, adults and families with complex needs. Working in partnership with statutory bodies KANL strives to develop and offer a range of creative services for children, youth, adults and families to meet their specific needs and deliver positive outcomes. As an organization, KANL endeavors to respond to the needs of the community in a manner that is innovative, sustainable, proactive, and focused on growth and development.


We are currently hiring in St. John’s, NL for the position(s) of:


Child and Family Worker (SNAP CFW)
Key Assets SNAP Program
Full Time Positions


Stop Now and Plan® (SNAP) is an evidence-based program designed to build emotional regulation and self-control for children 6-11 and their families. SNAP is seeking an energetic Child and Family Worker (SNAP CFW) to join our dynamic team. The position requires an ability to develop therapeutic relationships with and between children and their caregivers.  SNAP CFW’s facilitate SNAP groups as well as provide individual support and in-home family activities. SNAP CFW’s are also involved in maintaining relationships with our community partners, coordinating services, and advocating for our families. The incumbent needs to be team oriented, creative, and adaptable.


A SNAP Child and Family Worker has an interest in and understanding of supporting children ages 6-11 with challenging behaviors.  Applicants are interested in cognitive behavior theory, gender sensitive approaches and trauma-informed practices to working with children and families.  SNAP CFW’s understand the complexities of family life and can work collaboratively with families to develop a service plan to respond to individual strengths and needs.

Primary responsibilities:
Include but are not limited to

  • Accepts and works within the framework of Key Assets stated vision, mission, values, and goals.
  • Conducts screening and SNAP services in family’s homes, Key Assets offices, or the community.
  • Facilitates SNAP caregiver groups and children’s groups as well as summer programming activities.
  • Completes designated reports and collects data according to recording guidelines.
  • Liaises with child protection, schools, and other agencies; may assist in supervising project volunteers.
  • Works flexible hours related to scheduled groups and the needs of families; regular evening work is required.
  • Assumes other such responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.


Education & Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Child and Youth Care or a related discipline
  • 1-3 years related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work therapeutically with children and their families with an ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding of family functioning and group dynamics, trauma-informed practices, behavior management techniques, and excellent communication skills


Additional Requirements:

  • Clear Certificate of Conduct, Vulnerable Sector Check from RNC/RCMP
  • Clear Child Protection record check.
  • Valid Newfoundland and Labrador Drivers License
  • Current and valid Standard First Aid/CPR certification
  • Access to a personal vehicle and $2 million business liability
  • Ability to provide proof of Covid-19 Vaccinations (2 doses)
  • Valid proof of Canadian Residency

Key Assets Offers:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience (range from $51,168 to $63,765)
  • Group Health Benefits enrollment (medical, dental, etc.) and competitive RRSP contribution matching up to 5% of employee contribution
  • Annual leave entitlement of 20 days per year (4 weeks)
  • Sick leave entitlement of 7 days per year
  • Learning and development, training, and certification opportunities


Please send your cover letter and resume by email to Courtney Howlett, Human Resources Coordinator at The closing date for applications is July 29, 2022.


At Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador, we value diversity and inclusion and act with cultural sensitivity and respect. We are strongly committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the populations that we serve, and will continuously strive to build and sustain an equitable work environment for everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. We are committed to embracing difference, challenging the status quo, and creating an environment of trust, accountability and growth.