Start date: ASAP
Location: near Shelburne, Ontario
Reports to: the Team Therapist

Weekend shifts: Saturday, Sunday, Monday - 33 Hours

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

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Organize, lead, and participate in daily student academic, recreational and therapeutic activities, including:

o   Daily life routines
o   Group therapy activities
o   Family program activities
o   Academic tutoring and homework assistance
o   Food preparation and related kitchen duties
o   Off-campus trips (may be overnight)

  • Provide exceptional leadership, mentoring and positive relationships with students through:

o   Participation in and facilitation of group meetings & discussions
o   Development of student action plans
o   Coordination of student recreational activities

  • Contribute, as part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team, to the evaluation of student progress and modification of individual plans, as required.
  • Help ensure the therapeutic goals of the program in general, and the individual therapeutic plans for the students are realized.
  • Provide written reports as required in a timely and comprehensive manner.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity, patience, commitment and a sense of humour.
  • CYW diploma or equivalent
  • 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 License (obtained within 6 months of hire date, at candidates expense).

Interested candidates should apply in writing to Gayle Dennison, Manager Human Resources  at by August 4, 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.