CASO, a top regional employer, seeks dedicated individuals for child welfare roles, providing a diverse, inclusive work environment, competitive benefits, and professional development opportunities.


The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (CASO) is a non-profit community organization that works to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and youth. We work closely with community partners, service providers, and children, youth and their families to strengthen the capacity of families and communities to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of those in CASO’s care. Click here to learn more.

CASO wins National Capital Region’s Top Employer Award 2023

It is our pleasure to share that The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa has received the National Capital Region Top Employers Award for 2023! Click here to read about the outstanding work that each of our staff contributes to the areas of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Reconciliation. We are proud to have received this award as a testament to how far we’ve come as an organization and to highlight our amazing employees.

Congratulations to our employees for winning this award.

Join Our Team

Make a difference in the lives of Ottawa’s children, youth and families.

We are continuously looking to expand our team of dedicated and talented individuals. As an organization, we are focused on equity, diversity, inclusion and reconciliation. We are committed to ongoing learning, building on strengths, and reflecting best practices in our work. If you are interested in a rewarding career in child welfare, join our team of more than 400 staff at one of the largest and most innovative Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario.

What we offer

We are committed to ensuring that our staff maintain a healthy work-life balance through generous benefits, competitive compensation and flexible hybrid work arrangements. Please see below for a list of the amenities, benefits, training and cultural opportunities we offer:


  • Lodge for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Gatherings
  • Quiet/Prayer Room
  • Updated onsite gym
  • Free parking
  • 10-minute walk to Blair Station (Bus and LRT)
  • Large outdoor yard with seating
  • Bookable work stations
  • Team neighbourhoods
  • Social areas for staff


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements
  • Four (4) paid weeks of vacation/year
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Health and dental packages (including a health care spending account)
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • O.M.E.R.S. Pension Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

Training & Cultural Opportunities

  • Internal movement opportunities
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • Mentoring program
  • Ethnocultural Forum
  • First Nations, Inuit and Métis Forum
  • UMOJA group
  • Queer Forum
  • Monthly Equity Café
  • Cultural training events
  • Ongoing Professional Development

CASO impacts families directly on a daily basis, and being able to play a small part in ensuring that the impact is positive is so important and very meaningful to me. We have really supportive leaders and it’s amazing to see how well everyone works together.

Taylor CASO Project Manager

Our commitment

CASO is committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. In order to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.