Are you passionate about working with kids and youth? This amazing opportunity as a Child and Youth Care Worker at Polar Crescent and Trailcross Treatment Centre may be for you. Polar Crescent is a six-bed/24-hour group foster care facility for children and youth ranging from infancy to 18. Incorporating meaningful opportunities for growth through play and creativity, this therapeutic program offers holistic and trauma-informed care designed to reconnect youth with their family and community. Trailcross is an eight-bed/24-hour treatment and therapeutic group care facility for youth aged 12-18. The program blends modern clinical practices with comprehensive cultural and outdoor education.
Responsible for planning, organizing, leading and evaluating appropriate programming based on the physical, mental, and emotional needs of children and youth. This role also ensures the safe, efficient operation of the home and assists clients to establish and maintain daily life skills.
Hours of Work
Shift is a specialized care operator. Founded in 2011, our organization has developed a unique model for the management and staffing of complex care facilities in some of Canada's most remote locations. With a strong focus on supporting children & youth, we incorporate cultural and on-the-land opportunities, paired with experiential learning and trauma-informed care. Our programs in Nunavut and NWT are driven by a leading team of professionals from across the country.
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