Youth Counsellor (Full Time Overnights)

Who We Are:

At Vantage Community Services, we’re not your typical organization. We are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of youth, adults, and families in Central Alberta. Our commitment to excellence and innovation sets us apart, and we are looking for individuals who share our passion. By joining us, you’ll become a valued member of a dedicated purpose-driven team. Our core values guide every aspect of our work, from client interactions to community engagement

Youth Counsellor (Full Time Overnights) Opportunity:

The Youth Counsellor plays a pivotal role as a main support figure for young individuals here at Vantage. This awake overnight shift is 11:30pm – 8:00am Sunday – Thursday each week and is vital to ensure around-the-clock support.  They are an essential team member committed to delivering services to young people and families within a well-organized environment.

Who you are:

  • A team player and a positive role model
  • Skilled in building relationships with clients and staff with professional boundaries
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to constantly learn and evolve
  • Organized; with a strong focus on accurate and consistent record-keeping
  • Creative problem solving
  • Flexible and adaptive to change

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary based on education and experience
  • Shift differentials for overnight shifts
  • Additional ½ hour paid lunch period
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, life & disability coverage
  • Registered Pension Plan with 4% employer matching after one year
  • Generous vacation time with 3 weeks of vacation per year to start
  • We offer 3 additional statutory holidays for a total of 12 statutory holiday days each year
  • An additional day off is also provided to be used during the Christmas holiday season


  • Diploma or undergraduate degree in Human Services (or actively enrolled), e.g., Child and Youth Care, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related fields.
  • Experience working with young people is preferred.
  • Current certifications in Standard First Aid/Level C CPR, PIC, IRC, Valid Driver’s License, and Driver’s Abstract.

How to apply

If you’re ready to be a part of a positive change in the lives of others, apply today by emailing your resume and cover letter to

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We look forward to welcoming you to our team!