William W. Creighton Youth Services

Inspiring youth to nurture healthy communities


Career Opportunity to join the team of William W. Creighton Youth Services


Casual Youth Worker (s) to work on an as needed / call in basis in Thunder Bay or Kenora, Ontario


We are committed to being trauma-informed using education, training, screening, navigation, and referrals.  As a collective, the agency puts this knowledge into practice with youth, families, and staff as well as with our community partners.  Young people and their families are meaningfully supported by all Creighton staff.  The Youth Worker positions are responsible for the direct care and supervision of youth who are placed in our open custody & detention facilities and provides young persons with a living environment that is safe, stable and emotionally supportive while ensuring that security functions are met.


  • PREFERRED: Child and Youth Worker Diploma from an accredited College or University
  • Candidates with the following qualifications may also be considered where the person has significant related experience: H.B.S.W., B.S.W., B.A. Sociology or Psychology, Onajigawin Indigenous Services Diploma, Social Services Worker Diploma, Developmental Service Worker Diploma.


  • Applicants must have an awareness of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated ability in the following:
    1. Above average verbal skills;
    2. Ability to confront youth in a consistent and constructive manner;
    3. Above average interpersonal skills;
    4. Ability to control and stimulate groups of adolescents
  • Possession of a valid Ontario Drivers License and current First Aid Certificate;
  • Provide a Vulnerable Sector Police Check;
  • Applicants must be able to work shift work

Salary As per Collective Agreement(s)

OPSEU (in Kenora) range ($24.80/hour to $28.56/hour)

CUPE (in Thunder Bay) range ($25.85/hour to $31.85/hour)

William W Creighton Youth Services is committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.   We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.


Kristie Kuizenga, Executive Coordinator


Fax (807) 345-1635