Full-time Child and Youth Care Worker/Residential Counselor

Oakdale Child and Family Service - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Full-Time Residential Counselor:

  • To work as part of a team in a residential program
  • Supervision and monitoring of clients
  • Teach Functional living skills
  • Assist clients with daily routines and personal care
  • Plan/ Implement individualized programs that encompass a person-centred approach
  • Provide community orienteering and leisure activity
  • Conduct appointments
  • Administer medication
  • Data collecting and documentation
  • Shared responsibility for cooking/ household tasks
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records
  • Participate in all scheduled staff training programs
  • Hours of work are based on a schedule that includes weekends and evenings


  • Post-secondary certificate in DSW, CYW or equivalent and related University degree
  • Knowledge and experience in Mental Health, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Developmental Challenges
  • Good team building skills
  • Good interactive/ communication skills (verbal and written) * Good organization and time management skills

Oakdale Child and Family Service values diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Our goal is to ensure accessibility for our employees and the clients we serve.

Required experience:

  • Child and Youth Care: 1 year

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Job Type: Full-time


  • Developmental Disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)