Part-Time Counsellor - 3 positions
Family Services York Region - Newmarket, ON

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INDIVIDUAL COUPLE FAMILY / YOUTH JUSTICE COUNSELLOR POSITION

3 Part -Time 21 HOURS (UP TO 28 HOURS) A WEEK
TO COVER MATERNITY LEAVES

Opportunity to work with a dynamic counselling team providing services as individual, couple and family counselling under the ICF program as well as youth involved with the justice system and their families in our Youth Justice program. Each position includes a minimum of two evenings per week and the incumbent is expected to attend agency/team meetings. Office locations are Georgina, Newmarket, Richmond Hill or Markham. Travel to different office locations for work/meetings is necessary.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

1. Must have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related disciplines.
2. Strong knowledge of various individual, family and group intervention modalities including family therapy, CBT, brief solution focused therapy, and grief counselling among others.
3. Demonstrates experience in serving at-risk youth/youth in conflict with the law and diverse communities/client needs (including the LGBT community).
4. Registration with related regulatory colleges or associations is preferred.
5. Strong team player with a good sense of humour.
6. Demonstrated working knowledge of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Child and Family Services Act.
7. Community outreach/networking skills an asset.
8. Experience working with mandated clients, both youth and adults charged in domestic violence considered an asset.
9. The ability to speak additional languages (Mandarin/Cantonese, Russian, Gujarati/Hindi) a definite asset.
10. Car / transportation to arrive at various offices to work and attend meeting is necessary.

Please apply in writing including an updated resume to Wendy Milwain by January 25 2013. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

An equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from the LGBT, aboriginal, immigrant, francophone, refugee, disabled and multicultural community.


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