YOUTH CARE PRACTITIONER
Competition # YCP 20-07 September 22, 2020
Matheson Permanent, part-time, 40 hours bi-weekly; overnights
Marymound is a non-profit organization offering programming and services to children, youth and families in Manitoba using a
strength-based and trauma-informed approach. We believe in finding the good in every young person who walks through our doors.
Marymound is guided by its core values: Courage, Collaboration, Respect, Compassion and Spirituality.
Our ideal team member is passionate about making a difference and is committed to empowering the young people we support. We
are looking for individuals who will positively contribute to an inclusive, non-judgmental and fun environment. Marymounders are
leaders who are confident, resilient and open to trying new things. If you join our team, you can expect a challenging, yet rewarding
and fulfilling career.
Reporting directly to the Program Coordinator, this position is responsible for supervision and safety of residents in the group home,
accomplished through daily interaction, care, and supervision.
Primary responsibilities of the position include:
Being aware of each resident’s needs (physical, emotional, and spiritual)
Relating positively and therapeutically to each resident
Participating in the planning, assessing, and implementation of treatment strategies
Carrying out day to day tasks and routines
Intervening with clients in times of emergency or crisis situations
To guide and structure the child’s environment by participating in the planning, assessing, and implementation of
treatment strategies with the goal of meeting each child’s physical, emotional, social, spiritual, cultural, and
intellectual needs as directed by the Unit
To observe, evaluate, and record daily events in order to ensure continuity and consistency in treatment planning
To maintain professional objectivity and self discipline so that each child’s needs remain the primary focus in the
To participate fully and constructively in the staffing schedule, staff meetings and in-service training.
To acquire knowledge of youth care practices and to be open to changing trends. (Reading, workshops, in-services,
Child and Youth Care Workers Association of Manitoba, etc.)
Other duties as required.
Certificate or diploma in Child & Youth Care (other combinations of education and experience may be considered)
Two years experience working with at risk youth
Knowledge of Crisis Intervention Therapy and Skills
Knowledge in the area of Mental Health
Ability to actively contribute to and work effectively as part of a team
Strong counseling skills and experience in Behavior management
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent physical and emotional health
Strength and Resiliency based approach
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driver abstract
CPR/Emergency First Aid
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, a clear Child Abuse Registry Check and acceptable Prior Contact checks
ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), NVCI, Mental Health First Aid, Safe Talk preferred
Knowledge of Resilience preferred
Knowledge of Indigenous customs, traditions, and beliefs will be considered an asset.
Marymound offers: competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and pension package for qualified positions, opportunities for growth
and advancement, professional development opportunities, wellness programming, fun events including a yearly staff retreat and staff
BBQ’s, access to Elders and Indigenous Cultural Services and much more!
Deadline for applications: Open until filled
Salary Range: F1 Scale $14.46-20.29
Internal Applicants: Submit ‘Internal Application Form’ with cover letter and current resume
External Applicants: Submit a cover letter and résumé quoting bulletin # to:
Competition No. YCP 20-07
442 Scotia Street
Winnipeg, MB R2V 1X4
Or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or online at https://www.marymound.com/main/employment-volunteer/available-opportunities/
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Employment opportunities are advertised on our website at www.marymound.com