Job Posting


The Link: Youth and Family Supports


Youth Care Practitioner

Number of Positions


Closing Date




Job Type(s)

Full-Time - 80 hours bi-weekly

Hourly Wage

$18 per hour for part-time and full-time roles, includes benefits, pension, vacation and paid sick leave. $16 per hour for casual roles, without full compensation package.


  • Certificate or diploma in Child & Youth Care (other combinations of education and experience may be considered)
  • Two years’ experience working with at risk youth
  • Knowledge of trauma and resilience informed care as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong counselling skills and experience in behaviour management
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract (subject to approval)
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C and Mental Health First Aid & Safe Talk will be considered an asset
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, a clear Child Abuse Registry check with acceptable Prior Contact checks and a clear Adult Abuse Registry check, all done within the last 3 months
  • ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) and NVCI Certificate (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training) preferred
  • Training in Therapeutic Crisis Solutions (TCS)
  • Knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions, and beliefs will be considered an asset.

 **Valid driver’s license and use of personal vehicle is a requirement for this position**

Anticipated Start Date


Application Process

Please email for more information about how to apply!

Additional Information

This position is required to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.