Careers with MYS

Full-Time Term Housing Support Worker – Transition Services

Application deadline: 20-06-2019

This is a term position with an anticipated end date of March 2020, with the possibility of becoming permanent.

SUMMARY: Macdonald Youth Services requires an experienced Support Worker within the Housing First Program. The Support Worker provides support to the Housing First Case Manager and to the participants of the Transition Services Housing First program in accordance with agency policies and the treatment philosophy of MYS. 

The Housing First Support Workers 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. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  of the Support Worker include, but are not limited to:

Client Related:


SALARY RANGE:  $30,720 - $46,080 d.o.q. per annum. Salary will be prorated to the length of the term.

HOURS OF WORK:  35 hours per week. Monday-Friday (primarily days but with flexibility for some evenings)


CLOSING DATE: 12:00 pm/noon – June 20, 2019


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. 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