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── Caregiver- Educator for the respite- NIGHT

You want to have a real impact on your environment? You are creative and routine bores you? You wish to put forward your interests in helping others to contribute to the well-being of children? If you answer “yes” to these questions, we want to meet you!

Caregiver- Educator for the respite- NIGHT

Job offer

Types of jobs available: Full time, permanent OR part time but full time during the summer 
Salary: 22-25$/hour 
Shift available: night: 11:15pm to 7:30am

Description of the organization

The Centre Philou is a non-profit organization that offers specialized services to children with multiple disabilities and their families: respite care, development programs, daycare and family support.

Job summary

Reporting directly to the Manager – Employees, the jobholder will be responsible for taking care of young persons with multiple disabilities between the ages of 0 and 29 who are staying in respite at the Centre Philou, while promoting their development and providing stimulation adapted to their needs.

Main functions

  • Follow the youth’s schedule taking into account their particularities;
  • Conduct rounds of surveillance at night and ensure the comfort of the youth;
  • Accompany the youth in their daily routines and provide specific care according to their level of autonomy (taking meals, hygiene care, transfers, etc.);
  • Prepare and administer medication;
  • Ensure the maintenance of the youth’s binder and make daily reports;
  • Plan quiet, tailored activities for each child if needed, according to their development and interests, and use the tools and stimulation rooms in place;
  • Ensure the well-being, comfort and safety of the children during their stay;
  • Provide a professional and courteous service to the parents;
  • Collaborate with all members of the Centre Philou team, attend respite care meetings and ongoing training programs;
  • Respect and follow all protocols and regulations established by the administration;
  • Actively participate in maintaining a clean and safe work environment;
  • Contribute to  Centre Philou’s radiance.

Ratio at night

Team of 4 educators for 8 youth

Desired skills

  • Possess a college diploma in the field of social or community intervention, health care attendant or any other discipline or experience judged relevant;
  • Previous experience working with children and/or clients with intellectual and/or physical disabilities (an asset);
  • Fluency in spoken and written French;
  • Spoken and written English (an asset);
  • Have completed the PDSB course and/or the first aid course (an asset).

Work environment

Beautiful building; Dynamic and supportive team managers; Stimulating and constantly evolving social environment.


  • Access to a range of benefits for full-time employees (life and group insurance, 3 weeks of annual vacation, 5 sick and family days, Employee
  • Assistance Program and others);
  • Possibility of advancement or career development from within;
  • Specialized training and coaching for a better integration;
  • Access to paid training and/or training offered by the Centre Philou;
  • Human resources programs in constant progress for employees (Recognition, support, training and career development, mobilization, diversity and inclusion, recruitment bonus, skills development, etc.);

Start date

As soon as possible.


Montreal (Côte-des-Neiges).

How to apply

By email: [email protected]


Au nom des familles et de leurs enfants, au nom de de toute l’équipe qui travaille avec amour et ardeur au Centre Philou, nous vous remercions du fond du coeur de croire en nous, de nous donner le courage et l’énergie de continuer à grandir.


On behalf of the families and their children, on behalf of all the team members who work with love and ardor at Centre Philou, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for believing in us, for giving us the courage and energy to continue to grow.