Residence Supervisor / Youth Worker

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Located in Wellandport, Ontario, Robert Land Academy (RLA) is a highly structured not-for-profit Canadian private military boarding school that has provided a safe, healthy, living and learning environment for boys in grades 5-12 since 1978. 

Job description

A unique opportunity to work in a private boarding school for boys that utilizes a military model as the basis for a highly structured program, located in West Lincoln, Ontario, a short drive from Hamilton, Niagara, and Haldimand.

Robert Land Academy (RLA)is a highly structured boarding school that has provided a safe, healthy, living and learning environment for boys in grades 5-12 since 1978.

The Youth Worker / Residence Supervisor is responsible for supporting the physical and emotional needs of the students in accordance with policies, procedures and RLA values by counselling, monitoring, evaluating, and ensuring controls. In this role, you will hold the Academy rank of Staff Sergeant and wear the Academy (military-style) uniform.

Opportunities are available for full-time, part-time, night shifts and casual roles.

Duties Include:

  • Supervision of students in an all-male dormitory
  • Administer medications and first aid
  • Transport students to appointments
  • Security
  • Assist with day-to-day programming, supervision of study halls and other activities
    Report writing

Applicants must possess a valid Class G driver’s license, provide a satisfactory police clearance certificate, and be available to work rotating day/night 8/10/12 hour shifts (including weekends and some holidays). The successful applicant must be willing to wear the Academy uniform to the set standard, as well as to maintain standards with respect to personal grooming.
Preference will be given to those holding:

  • A diploma from a recognized community college or university in a related field, or relevant experience
  • Current St. John’s Ambulance or Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification
  • PMAB certification

Term of Engagement:

Full-time / part-time / night shifts / casual hours available. Please include availability when applying.

Start Date:

August 23, 2021

Rate of Pay:

RLA is a Living Wage Employer, salary starts at $18.12 per hour (plus benefits for full-time staff)


How to Apply

  • Email résumé to: careers@rla.ca(Please send resume in MS Word or PDF format)
  • Fax résumé to: 905-386-6607 
  • Mail résumé to:

Administration Officer
Robert Land Academy
6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario   L0R 2J0
No Telephone Calls Please.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Robert Land Academy is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. Please notify us when an employment interview time is scheduled if you require accommodation during the interview process.

Accessible Customer Service Plan
Robert Land Academy is committed to excellence in serving all customers including people with disabilities. This policy is reflective of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07.

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