Youth Care Worker (Full-Time)
Ray of Hope
Wilmot Township, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

Funded through the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, Ray of Hope operates a Secure Custody / Detention program which serves male youth who have been in conflict with law.

Through our program, we offer a safe place for young men who have committed serious crimes to complete their court appointed sentences.

Through creating an environment where we commit to growth, act responsibility, keep integrity, and engage respectfully, we teach the youth skills so that they can contribute to their community to their community in a positive way, and decrease the likelihood of re-offending.

Ray of Hope Secure is currently hiring for a full time youth care worker to start as soon as possible. The shift schedule is to be determined, but is likely to include afternoons or overnights .

The starting wage for this position is $20.34 per hour.

Description :

The Youth Care Worker is responsible for providing the day-to-day support and supervision to male youth in a Secure Custody facility.

The Youth Care Worker will engage in appropriate behaviour interventions and will actively participate in providing an effective, supportive, and respectful care system for the youth in custody.

The Youth Care Worker may be assigned case management responsibilities and be assigned as the designated staff in charge.

Requirements :

  • Education : Completed Post Secondary education in a related field (i.e. CYW, BSW, SSW, psychology, sociology) or equivalent experience.
  • Experience : 2 - 5 years experience working within youth justice or similar working environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant law.
  • Current Standard First Aid, UMAB certification and a valid, unrestricted driver's license.
  • Values and Competencies :

    In order to be successful in this position the incumbent must display integrity, compassion, respect, professionalism, engagement, and reliability.

    The incumbent must also display the following competencies :

    Problem Solving Decision Making Adaptability Communication Planning and Organizing Developing Others Teamwork Conflict Management Critical Thinking

    To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Lisa Haller. We thank you for your interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    This position is a part of a bargaining unit. Therefore, preference in the selection process for this position shall be given to applicants in the bargaining unit (USW, Local 838).

    If you have any questions about this position or would like a complete job description, please contact HR via this application.

    For a complete job description please contact Human Resources.

    In accordance with the AODA, accommodations and information regarding all parts of the recruitment process are readily available.

    If you require accommodations or information, please contact HR via this application.

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