Careers with MYS

Casual Youth Care Practitioner - Independent Living with Support Program

Application deadline: 01-01-3000


Macdonald Youth Services requires an experienced Youth Care Practitioner (YCP) within the Independent Living with Supports (ILS) Program.  To provide care and specialized programming for the youth, aged 16-21 in the Independent Living with Supports (ILS).  The successful candidates will be required to work independently as part of a multi-disciplinary team in providing a nurturing, caring and safe environment for male and female youth in their own apartments.  As a team member duties may include, but are not limited to, teaching life skills, administrative responsibilities, crisis management, maintaining health standards as directed by residential licensing, and contributing to treatment programming.  Sound judgment, stress management, and good role modeling skills are required.

YCPs are responsible to provide care and specialized treatment for the youth in accordance with agency policies and the treatment philosophy of MYS.  YCPs are also responsible to carry out all duties and responsibilities within a youth-centered, relationship-based strengths framework that promotes the cultivation and mobilization of youth strengths, potentials and capacity for growth within the Therapeutic Model of care.

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



SALARY RANGE: $15 per hour

HOURS OF WORK:  will depend on the specific position applicants are hired into.  Evening and weekend shifts are available, with the possibility of moving from casual hours to part-time or full-time.


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



Please forward a cover letter and resume (in word or PDF format) prior to the closing date, to:
Macdonald Youth Services – Human Resources
175 Mayfair Ave, Winnipeg  Manitoba   R3L0A1
Fax: 204.284.4431

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