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Careers: Child Protection Worker —

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) is a national charity dedicated to the personal safety and protection of children. Our goal is to reduce the sexual abuse and exploitation of children, to assist in the location of missing children, and to prevent child victimization.

The Canadian Centre operates — Canada’s tipline for reporting child sexual abuse and exploitation on the internet — as well as other prevention and intervention programs and initiatives.

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About This Position

The Canadian Centre is seeking a responsible, dedicated individual to join our team as a Child Protection Worker.

Our child protection workers accept and address both online and telephone reports from the public regarding online sexual exploitation. As one of's child protection workers, you will be responsible for reviewing, prioritizing and conducting internet-based research on the reports and tips submitted by the public. After thorough analysis, you would then forward those with potentially illegal content to police in the appropriate jurisdiction.

Child protection workers also respond to requests from the public for educational information and other resources to help Canadians keep themselves and their families safe while using the internet.

Is this position the right fit for you?

If you have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to manage competing priorities to complete service within specified time frames, and a strong work ethic, we want to meet you. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can retain a positive outlook while dealing with very serious and important child protection issues. Strong decision-making skills and excellent written and oral communication skills are also essential. is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week and receives reports that require immediate action regarding the safety of a child. Therefore, workers are required to be on-call on a rotating basis.


  • University/college education
  • Work-related experience in fields such as social work, criminology and justice would be considered an asset
  • Computer skills with some knowledge of the internet, web-based chat, and email
  • French language an asset, but not required (English is required)

Interested in applying for this position?

Email your resume to the attention of Human Resources at by January 25th, 2019.

Applicants may be considered for open positions with the Canadian Centre for a period of up to six months.

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is committed to providing safe environments for children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks, including Criminal Record Checks and an extensive review process.

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