If you’re looking for a fulfilling career, where you can have a positive impact on young people’s lives every day, we’d love to speak with you.

Role: Relief Youth Worker
Location: Emergency Youth Shelter
Shift: Casual – Days, Evenings, Weekends
Reporting to: Youth Support Supervisor

Our Place Peel is a non-profit charitable organization that is focused on providing shelter and support for homeless and disadvantaged youth in the Region of Peel. Our Place Peel empowers youth to take control of their lives by supporting a healthy and new start. This is accomplished by providing emergency and transitional shelter combined with support through extensive community outreach programs. 
Duties, Responsibilities and Related Tasks: In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and inspire youth in a positive, supportive and safe environment.
  • Support youth on skills development, security risks, personal crisis, counseling, etc. and recommend referrals when appropriate.
  • Promote positive behavioral change by encouraging participation and advocating rules and expectations of the shelter.
  • Compile information and data including documentation of shift activities, incident reports and client records.
  • Form associations and relationships with a broad spectrum of community service agencies for referrals and facilitate a successful connection for youth.
  • Work in collaboration with shift partner to provide housekeeping and food preparation.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and values of OPP.
    here  to read the full position requirements and how to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries please.