Youth Support Worker

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Hours of Work

33.75 hours per week (Full Time - 12 Month Term) Note: Must be able to work flexible hours of work including evenings and weekends.

Position Summary

The Youth Support Worker is responsible for providing programming to youth in care between the ages of 13-21, which is designed to facilitate their successful integration within the community.  The programming will consist of planning, coordinating and delivering services geared to address the individual physical, emotional, social, cultural and intellectual needs of youth.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Be familiar with and provide services in compliance with relevant legislation, ministry regulations and standards, and agency policies and procedures.

  • Complete documentation in accordance with proscribed agency, ministry and legal standards

  • Demonstrated skills in counselling and training.

  • Thorough knowledge of community resources available.

  • Demonstrated excellent inter-personal communications skills; particularly with adolescents.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Proficient in computer software applications including MS Office, and database programs.


Kenora, Ontario (may include some travel)


  • An awareness of First Nations issues, including knowledge of the communities, family structure, customs and traditions, is an asset.

  • Diploma in Social Work or related field.

  • Two to three years’ experience working with adolescents and families.


  • Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Driver's Licence and have access to a reliable vehicle with OPCF6A Insurance endorsement and minimum of $1000 000.00 Liability

  • Clear criminal reference check, Clear Vulnerable Sector check, Clear Internal Records Check and a Clear Driver’s Abstract

Salary: $40,080 - $45,738

Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please submit your letter of interest and resume by September 23, 2019 to:

Human Resources Department
Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child and Family Services
820 Lakeview Drive
Kenora, Ontario P9N 3P7

Fax No. (807) 467-5539

We would like to thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our Agency is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process..