Start date: ASAP
Location: near Shelburne, Ontario
Reports to:  the Program Manager

The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, communication, and positive role modeling skills combined with a work style that embodies creativity and initiative.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure the physical and emotional safety of students during the night (Approx. 10:00PM – 8:00AM), including visual checks every 15 minutes.
  • Remain awake through the night and respond to all emergencies and incidents.
  • Provide exceptional leadership, mentoring, and positive relationships with students.
  • Contribute, as part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team, to the evaluation of student progress.
  • Organize, lead and participate in daily student activities including:
                 - Daily life routines
                 - Food preparation and related kitchen duties
  • Help ensure the therapeutic goals of the program in general, and the individual therapeutic plans for the students, are realized.
  • Complete any assigned administrative support duties in a timely and professional manner.
  • Complete any housekeeping/maintenance support duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity, patience, commitment, and a sense of humour
  • Some experience with and training in child and youth care practices
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and professional
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and development
  • Valid First Aid Certification & Level ‘C’ CPR
  • Valid F Class Driver’s Licence (obtained within 6 months of hire)

Interested candidates should apply with resume and cover letter to Gayle Dennison, Manager Human Resources at by June 23, 2017.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Pine River Institute strives to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. If you require an accommodation, please advise in advance of attending an interview.