Kairos Community Resource Centre

Helping youth to have the best opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential

On going recruitment:

Youth Worker (Casual)– Open Custody/Open Detention Facility

We are seeking qualified individuals for the position of Youth Worker (casual) within the Open Custody/Open Detention Program. As a Youth Worker you will be responsible for providing direct care and supervision of youth who are serving a period of custody/ detention.


  • post-secondary diploma in a Community and Social Service field.
  • experience working in a youth residential setting an asset but not required
  • Must possess above average skills at engaging and developing therapeutic relationships with youth ages 12-17.
  • possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be adaptable, flexible and creative, consider unique qualities of each client, operate from a strength based, client centered approach or model of care; must be sensitive to the social, linguistic and cultural diversity of the youth, their families and their communities,
  • Must be able to effectively work within a team environment
  • knowledge of YCJA and CYFSA will be an asset
  • Current criminal reference check – vulnerable Sector Screening (within 6 months) is required
  • Must have a valid class G driver’s license, current First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Must be available for shift work, days, evenings, midnights, and weekends.

Salary: starting hourly rate @ $26.00-$28.85 per hour based on experience

Please forward resume, cover letter and references to:

Kairos Community Resource Centre

Attention: Travis Godick, Facility Supervisor


 Kairos values and supports employment equity and work place diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted