Careers with MYS

Full Time Youth Care Practitioner – Kisewatisiwin (Thompson, Manitoba)

Application deadline: 11-12-2018

Macdonald Youth Services (MYS) requires an experienced Youth Care Practitioner (YCP) within the Kisewatisiwin (KISE) service area in Thompson, Manitoba. The YCP provides care and specialized treatment for the youth in KISE programs in accordance with agency policies and the treatment philosophy of MYS.

YCPs duties and responsibilities are carried out within a trauma and resiliency informed framework that promotes MYS’ Therapeutic Model of Care, including the agency Mission, Guiding Principles and the Circle of Courage® values. Duties are performed within a team environment that focuses on establishing collaborative and trusting relationships with one another and with agency clients. Providing culturally competent services and ensuring client safety, choice and control are priorities at MYS.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: of the YCP include, but are not limited to:



SALARY RANGE: $30,720 - $46,080 d.o.q. per annum. This position is also entitled to a Northern allowance equal to an additional five percent (5%) of the salary.

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week


Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position, quoting the competition number.


CLOSING DATE: interested candidates are requested to submit a resume by 12:00 noon December 11/18.

Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Kisewatisiwin Program
102-83 Churchill Drive
Thompson, MB R8N0L6
Fax: 204.778.7778

MYS is an equal opportunity employer, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

MYS is committed to developing and retaining a diverse workforce. All job offers are conditional upon providing the following satisfactory, and current (within 3 months) background checks: Child/Adult Abuse Registry Check; Prior Contact Check; and Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about our other employment and volunteer opportunities please visit our website