Child and Youth Care Worker(s)

Published: April 27, 2022

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) provides family-based and residential care along with a wide…

Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador (KANL) provides family-based and residential care along with a wide variety of programming and other services to support children, youth and families. Working in partnership with statutory bodies, KANL strives to develop creative and innovative programs for the provision of unique and supportive services, tailored to meet the needs of children, youth, and families, and designed to work towards improving outcomes. KANL is currently recruiting in Happy Valley Goose Bay for the position(s) of:

Child and Youth Care Worker(s)

(Part Time and Full Time Positions Available)

 We are looking for innovative and creative Child and Youth Care Workers to provide care, supervision, and support to young people with complex needs. The work is varied and will include relationship building, planning, and participating in social and recreational activities including land-based activities, teaching life skills, providing educational supports, and developing and implementing individualized intervention plans.

The successful applicant(s) must be confident, energetic, adaptable, patient, self-aware, and able to safely intervene in crisis situations as there will be de-escalation of crisis that will occur. Please note that the shifts and hours are varied and will include shift work (8- hour, 10 hour, 12 hour, 24 hour, etc.) including weekends.

 Education & Experience:

To be successful in this role, the candidate is required to have:

  • A Diploma/Degree in Child and Youth Care or a related discipline
  • Experience working with young people with emotional/behavioral difficulties
  • A minimum of 1-year related work experience
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of working with children with challenging behavior in an effective and appropriate way
  • A valid Crisis Prevention and Intervention certification (CPI, TCI or UMAB) would be considered an asset

Additional Requirements:

  • Clear Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check from RNC/RCMP
  • Child Protection Clearance Check granting clearance
  • Valid Newfoundland and Labrador Driver’s License
  • Drivers Abstract
  • Current and valid Standard First Aid/CPR certification
  • Valid Proof of Canadian Residency
  • Access to a personal vehicle and $2 Million Business Liability insurance

Key Assets Offers:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience (starting hourly rate of pay at $23.26/hour)
  • Competitive RRSP contribution matching up to 5% of contribution
  • Sick leave entitlement of 7 days per year
  • Vacation Leave entitlement of 20 days per year (4 weeks)
  • Generous learning development support and exciting training opportunities

Please note that Key Assets NL does require mandatory COVID immunization (2 doses) for employment as per Government legislation.


If you want to help us provide invaluable support to children, youth, adults, and their families please send your resume by email to Courtney Howlett, Human Resources Coordinator at

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 Application Deadline: This ad will remain open until we fill the positions we require.

At Key Assets, we pledge our commitment to valuing diversity and inclusion and strive to act with cultural sensitivity and respect. We are strongly committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of the populations that we serve and will continuously strive to build and sustain an equitable work environment. We will always challenge the norm, ask questions, and keep our promises.

We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, which includes applicants from all cultures, diverse gender identity and expression, race, and others who contribute to our diverse population.

We ask applicants who may require an accommodation to contact our Human Resources Department who will work to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation(s) for the interview and selection process.