Careers with MYS

Full-Time Youth Care Practitioner (Specialized Individual Placement)

Application deadline: 18-01-2019

SUMMARY: Macdonald Youth Services requires experienced Youth Care Practitioner (YCP) within the Specialized Individual Placement (SIP) Service Area. YCPs are responsible to provide care and specialized treatment for the youth in the SIP program. YCPs ensure that programming is provided for the youth within the policies and treatment philosophy of MYS and SIP.

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. MYS offers a competitive benefit package and pension plan.

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours a week


Applicants must demonstrate in their resume or cover letter how they meet the requirements of the position, and if they prefer full or part time hours. Please also quote the competition number in your application.


CLOSING DATE: interested candidates are requested to submit a resume by 12:00 noon January 18/19.

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