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Youth Care Worker


Feed your passion for working with youth

HomeBridge Youth Society offers an interdisciplinary approach to youth care in six child caring facilities around the metro area as well as Bridges for Learning, an accredited school program. Youth under 19 experience therapeutic interventions, support, and opportunities with a focus on evidence-based approaches to stabilization, education and life skills.  Does this sound appealing to you?

We are currently looking for Youth Care Workers (full-time, part-time and casual) to join our team!

Here's what you need to get an interview

  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in the Social Science or Humanities field OR possess a Diploma in Child and Youth Care or Social Services from a recognized program.

  • A combination of experience, training, and education in an alternative field will also be considered.

  • A combination of experience, training, and education in an alternative field may be considered. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Working understanding of current Youth Care Practices

  • Awesome inter-personal, communication and organizational skills

  • An ability to connect with young people who are resistant to developing relationships

  • Teamwork and a desire to have fun at work

  • Open and willing to work shift work, including overnights, weekends and holidays

  • Valid certification in First Aid/CPR, (ASIST) Suicide Intervention, NVCI Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, and Mental Health First Aid are considered assets

What we can offer you

  • $21.32 - $28.45 an hour (benefits vary depending on casual, part-time or full-time designations)

  • Shift premium rates are applied on nights and weekends ($2.25 per hour on nights and weekends)

  • Please note - we are a Unionized workplace  and our Collective Agreement is currently under negotiation with wage increases expected in the near future

  • Rewarding work in a positive and ethical workplace

  • Flexibility in your schedule

  • Amazing training and professional development opportunities

  • Plenty of opportunity for advancement

You should also know

Applicants will be subject to a Child Abuse Registry Screen and Criminal Records Check with vulnerable sector search.

HomeBridge is a Unionized and Tobacco-Free environment.

Application Process

Applicants considered will have an up-to-date resume and cover letter explaining how the candidate qualifies and is suited for the position as described above.

Please click the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page to email your application or mail it to:

HomeBridge Youth Society
Selection Committee
270 Pleasant Street
Dartmouth, N.S. B2Y 3S3

Or email application to:

Thank you in advance to all interested candidates. No telephone calls please.


“The stuff we did with YEP was definitely helpful.  I’m applying for a ton of jobs now that I’m ready.”

- HomeBridge Youth

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