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Youth Care Worker

Youth Care Worker

Company: Rock Solid Refuge
Contact Person: Dallas Block
Box 1622
Shaunavon, Saskatchewan , s0n2m0
Phone: 3062973663

Position Description

Reporting to: Student Life Director

Rock Solid Refuge is a 12-month, biblically-based residential program for 13 to 18-year-old boys with life-controlling issues. This program encompasses spiritual, academic, and vocational training to equip students to return to society as responsible citizens. Rock Solid Refuge is a farm setting, 34 km north east of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan.


A youth Care Worker will represent Jesus Christ through servant leadership by implementing biblical precepts, scripture, and prayer in daily life and counsel. This requires the pursuit of God through interpersonal relationships, accountability, regular church attendance, and consistent personal devotions.
Supervise and mentor students from wake-up till bedtime during non-school hours.

Shifts: 7 days on; 7 off.


  • Personal relationship with Christ from an Evangelical point of view
  • References attesting to a lifestyle consistent with Christian faith
  • An understanding of integrating the Christian faith in relating to students
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • First Aid certificate (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training provided, yearly)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Primary Responsibilities

  • Become familiar with the Student Handbook
  • Mentor an assigned student, one-on-one, each week
  • Supervise students and ensure their safety daily, wake-up till bedtime, except during school
  • Maintain reasonable control, enforce rules, and give consequences accordingly
  • Administer and record medications
  • Ensure students fulfill chore, hygiene, laundry, and program requirements
  • Lead daily work projects, sports, games, etc.
  • Prepare and lead devotionals, on occasion
  • Debrief with staff & lock-down, nightly; student reports, weekly
  • Some administrative tasks
  • Carry a cell phone
  • Attend weekly staff meetings; these are paid time

Salary based on minimum wage

Room and board, $275/pay period (monthly) or $12.50/day, dependent on availability

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.96 /hour

Posted: October 31, 2017 | Renewed: October 6, 2020 | Expires: November 27, 2020
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 4556 ]