Child and Youth Care Worker - Children's Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville

Job Details

Child and Youth Care Worker

  • City City: Kemptville
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 35
  • Schedule Schedule: Days
  • Education Education: College, University

Position: Child and Youth Care Worker - School Based Position (Section 23 Classroom) 

Location: Serving Leeds & Grenville (Kemptville) 

Reporting To: Genevieve Fincher, Program Director, Intensive Services 

Job Summary: 35 hrs/week Child and Youth Care Worker in Mental Health Treatment Classroom (Section 23 Classroom), Clients JK to Grade 6. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Child and Youth Care Worker is responsible for preparation, implementation and evaluation of programs to build client mental and emotional health, academic success, socialization and life skills within a school milieu. The Child and Youth Care Worker will demonstrate and instruct parents, teachers and community members regarding support for children to participate fully in their schools and communities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services/social sciences discipline or a College Diploma in Human Service field such as: Child and Youth Care or Social Service Worker;
  • Current ASIST Training and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training;
  • Training in behaviour management practice, trauma-informed care and attachment principles;
  • Experience in a school program;
  • Proven ability to provide strategies and programs to assist students in dealing with social, emotional and behavioural issues;
  • Previous experience in program development, execution and evaluation;
  • Creative and alternative thinking to develop new ideas and approaches;
  • Ability to act as a liaison between community agencies, the home, the school and the classroom teachers;
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills and ability to engage with children;
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution strategies and strong conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing counselling related to learning readiness for students and their parents;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Valid Driver’s License, use of reliable vehicle and able to transport clients;
  • Computer literate.

Salary: $27.95/hr to $31.43/hr

Please submit a cover letter and resume (files in PDF or Word format) by 4:30pm on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 to:

Maureen Crawford, Finance and Human Resources Director

Email: (state the Job Posting #2022-19 in the subject line)

For more information, please contact:

Genevieve Fincher, Program Director, Intensive Services at

*Internal applicants will be considered before external applications* 

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