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 We thank all candidates who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.