Employment Opportunities

Youth Custody & Detention – Youth Workers

Qualifications

  • Experience with young persons/troubled youth in an open and/or secure custody and detention facility
  • Skilled in counseling, behaviour management, group facilitation and team work
  • CYW / Community & Justice Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (Class G), First Aid & CPR required
  • CPIC

Responsibilities

Provide direct and on-going therapeutic supervision and care to residents including but not limited to:

  • Basic daily care of residents, including health care and safety
  • Behaviour management of residents through cognitive-behavioural methods, modeling, positive reinforcement, utilizing therapeutic relationship and education
  • Group work and individualized case management planning
  • Work cooperatively as part of a team

Send resume by email, mail or fax to the coordinates below:

Kennedy House
Attention: Human Resources Manager
10 Milner Business Court, Suite #404
Scarborough, ON
M1B 3C6
Email:
info@kennedyhouse.org
Fax: (416) 299-3912

Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. We thank all candidates for applying and indicating your interest in serving our youth, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Kennedy House welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.