Residential Counsellor

Deadline Date: May 23, 2019 4:30pm

Working as a team member within the counselling unit and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area and under the direction of the Senior Counsellor, the counsellor is responsible for:

  • To assess the long and short term goals of the clientele involved in our programs and to deliver high quality counselling services in a manner that reflects empowerment and respect.
  • To assist in the development of quality treatment plans that promote healing and recovery.
  • To design and deliver quality programs as needed and required to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities
  • To facilitate and deliver educational and therapeutic groups; and to ensure the effective completion of all required forms and documents.     A job description is available upon request.
Posting Date:
City: 
Biigtiong Nishnaabeg
Province:
Ontario
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Type:
Full-Time
Hours:
Wage:
Number of positions:
1
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    Duties:Working as a team member within the counselling unit and in conjunction with the First Nation communities in the area and under the direction of the Senior Counsellor, the counsellor is responsible for:
  • To assess the long and short term goals of the clientele involved in our programs and to deliver high quality counselling services in a manner that reflects empowerment and respect.
  • To assist in the development of quality treatment plans that promote healing and recovery.
  • To design and deliver quality programs as needed and required to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities
  • To facilitate and deliver educational and therapeutic groups; and to ensure the effective completion of all required forms and documents.
  • Qualifications: 
  • University degree in Human Services with specialization in Social Work; Psychology or a related field of study with three to five years counselling experience, preferably in a treatment setting with the ability to do individual and group therapy ( Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.)
  • Experience working with First Nation’s individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of healing and recovery from a Native perspective.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills , a working knowledge of computer programs
  • An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way of life
    Misc.:
  • University degree in Human Services with specialization in Social Work; Psychology or a related field of study with three to five years counselling experience, preferably in a treatment setting with the ability to do individual and group therapy (Combinations of education and work experience will be considered.)
  • Experience working with First Nations individuals, families and communities, and a working knowledge of healing and recovery from a Native perspective.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with strong communication skills , a working knowledge of computer programs
  • An understanding of the issues that impact First Nation communities and the Anishinaabek way of life
  • Closing Date/Apply by:May 23, 2019 4:30pmHow To Apply:Interested people are invited to submit resumes, complete with three work related references by 4:30 pm on May 23, 2019, to Simone Desmoulin, Executive Director at the address listed below or by email at smdesmoulin@biidaaban.com. Applications can also be faxed to 807-229-0308.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
Simone Desmoulin
Position Title:
Executive Director
Company Name:
Biidaaban Healing Lodge
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Phone:
807-229-0308
E-mail:
smdesmoulin@biidaaban.com
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