Crisis Response Worker – CALL DIVERSION UNIT (CDU)
Two full-time contract positions (33.75 hrs/wk) to March 31, 2021
One part-time contract (11.25 hr/wk) to March 31, 2021
(with a possibility of an extension)
Day, Evening and Weekend Shifts
The Call Diversion Unit - Crisis Response Worker in collaboration with the York Regional Police Department, work to divert non-emergent mental health and addiction related 911 calls. In collaboration with York Regional Police, the Crisis Response Worker will review calls for service that involve mental health and/or addiction concerns and other psychosocial issues. The purpose of the unit is to decrease the non-emergency crisis calls for service for front line officers and reduce the use of these personnel for non-emergency responses.