YOUTH COUNSELLOR

Mental Health and Addictions
YOUTH COUNSELLOR
Youth Intensive Treatment Services
1-Up to One Year Contract
Location:  Thunder Bay
Closing Date: October 27, 2020

The Youth Counsellor will ensure the current developmental, treatment, and psycho-social needs of children, youth, and families are met by actively participating in the service delivery of assessment recommendations, treatment, and aftercare follow-up.  The primary responsibility of this position is to provide continuity of care in a twenty-four hour home setting for youth in care. This includes counselling and individual support services for youth and their families that are consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care; this will ensure the social, emotional and physical well-being of children, youth and families.

Qualifications and Requirements:  An Honour’s Bachelor of Social Work  Degree is preferred.  An Indigenous Learning Degree or three year diploma in the Human Services field with relevant work experience will be considered.  Three or more years experience in the provision of counseling services to Anishinabek youth and their families is preferred.  Candidates without the specific education qualifications and where the position does not require certified qualifications to practice, but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work:   32.5 hours per week

Must have:  A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; must possess a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; ability to work flexible hours as determined by the Youth Intensive Treatment Services Manager in relation to service requirements; must possess a Class “G” Driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle; must complete a medical and receive the required immunizations as recommended by the local medical officer of health; complete and maintain certification in any relevant Ministry of Children and Youth Services initiatives.

For a detailed job description please click here or contact Human Resources. 

Only Those Considered For An Interview Will Be Contacted.

Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. 

 Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.