Relief Child and Youth Worker


  • Participating in resident assessments
  • Preparing internal reports
  • Counseling residents individually and/or in a group setting
  • Carrying out regular, planned programs and activities
  • Providing educational support services as necessary
  • Monitors interaction between individual residents and intervene if issues arise
  • Teaching social and life skills through interaction and modelling
  • Completing logs and incident reports as required
  • Administer medications


  • The successful candidate is currently enrolled OR has graduated from a College/University program in a human services or related field
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Experience in working with children and young adults with emotional, physical, social, behavioural challenges, and/or dual diagnosed youth would be an asset
  • The candidate must be able to utilize excellent decision making skills and be able to effectively solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to build productive and supportive relationships with both staff and residents
  • G-Class Driver’s License
  • Must be available evenings and weekends


  • Minimum education: Diploma/Certificate
  • Required experience: Children/Youth: 1 year
  • Required license or certification: Valid G-class

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $17.10 /hour

Job Location: Kitchener-Waterloo, ON

Please note that this position is an elect to work position and personnel are called in on an as needed basis.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail or fax (519) 884-3909, quoting “Relief Child and Youth Worker” in the subject line.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Pioneer Youth Services; however only those requested for an interview will be contacted by a representative of Pioneer Youth Services