Youth Care Worker

Rock Solid Refuge

Restoring Adolescent Lives

Are you a seasoned youth worker looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of troubled youth in a Christian ministry environment? If so, we want to hear from you. Based in a rural setting in south-west Saskatchewan, Rock Solid Refuge is a 12-month, biblically-based live-in program for adolescents with life-controlling issues. This program encompasses spiritual, academic, and life-skills training to equip students to return to society as responsible citizens.

Rock Solid Refuge provides faith-based guidance and support for the issues teens face in a whole-life environment. In this role you’ll be engaging with and mentoring students, one-on-one, each week and supervising their daily activities. Your job will be to ensure their safety and compliance with program expectations and executing appropriate consequences. You’ll ensure students are fulfilling their chores and other program requirements and lead daily work projects, sports, games etc. In addition you’ll be responsible for providing reports, debriefing with other staff, attending staff meetings and overseeing nightly lock-downs. Morning, evening and night shifts are part of the rotation.

Jonas, a Rock Solid intern said “These kids are people society doesn’t care about, they’ve been thrown aside. But they matter. They matter a lot.” Please view this video to get an insight into our work:

Job Qualifications

· 19 years of age and high school diploma or equivalent

· Strong in building relationships with youth and influencing through relational rapport

· First Aid certificate (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training provided, yearly)

· Must have a valid driver’s license

· Strong, supportive references

· Personal relationship with Christ from an Evangelical point of view

· An understanding of integrating the Christian faith in relating to students

How to Apply Please submit your resume and cover letter to recruitment@mysmarthr.ca. In your cover letter, please indicate why this position attracted your attention and how it is a fit for your skills and experience.

Salary: $11.81-14.50/hr based on education and experience. Some opportunities to advance into lead roles.

Start date: Immediately

Please do not contact Rock Solid Refuge directly. You may direct any questions to recruitment@mysmarthr.ca. We look forward to getting your application.

To apply for this job email your details to info@rocksolidrefuge.com.