Residential Youth Counselor - Relief Position

NOTE: Relief positions are open to qualified applicants on an ongoing basis.

Location: Shelburne, Ontario

The RYC reports to the Program Manager with responsibilities that include but are not limited to: 
Organize, lead and participate in daily student academic, recreational and therapeutic activities, including:

  • Daily life routines
  • Group therapy activities
  • Family Program activities
  • Academic tutoring and homework assistance
  • Food Preparation and related kitchen duties
  • Off-Campus trips
  • Graduation
  • Providing exceptional leadership, mentoring and positive relationships with students through: 
  • Participation in and facilitation of group meetings & discussions 
  • Development of student action plans 
  • Coordination of student recreational activities 
  • Contribute, as part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team to evaluate student progress and plan individual plan modifications as required.
  • Help ensure the therapeutic goals of the program in general and the individual therapeutic plan for the students are realized. 
  • Provide written reports as required in a timely and comprehensive manner. 

Qualifications, Skills, & Experience:

  • Education – CYW Diploma or equivalent. 
  • 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 Drivers License. 

We offer competitive compensation, and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program. 

Interested candidates should email their resumes to hr@pineriverinstitute.com. We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.