Child Youth Worker

Roots Youth Care - Winnipeg, MB (6 months ago)

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Job Description

Roots is looking for strong, committed Child and Youth Work professionals to uphold the culture and standards and quality of care in children's lives. Roots is committed to revolutionizing youth care for our diverse community. Individuals will be working with High Risk level 5 youth that require strong Youth Care skills. Youth exhibit violent, aggressive or unsafe behaviour both out in the community as well as in the residence. We are looking for strong candidates that are comfortable in such environment. With the opening of our new home in 2018, the future is very exciting for our youth and programs. And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great family: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, youth-focused, expert care. Roots is looking for full time and casual Youth Care Practitioners to add to our current staff team.


  • Supervise in home staff
  • Make sure the assigned duties of staff are completed
  • Responsible for fiscal management of the home
  • Oversee resident funds
  • Oversee resident’s schedules and weekly appointments
  • Coordinate trainings for staff to ensure their certifications are current
  • Act as liaison to all agencies involved in services for residents day programs
  • Ensure maintenance of the home is completed in accordance with the schedule
  • Maintain contact with residents’ families
  • Responsible for the management of residents’ medications (e.g. maintain supply, supervise passing of medications, and documentation)
  • Participate in required training
  • Maintain required records
  • Monitor household duties Groceries, Cleaning, Maintenance
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned from time to time

Job Types: Full-time, Casual

Salary: $14.75 to $17.05 /hour


  • English (Preferred)