Relief Counsellor(s)
PSDSSAB - Parry Sound, ON

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The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board

Relief Counsellor(s)
Rate of Pay: $20.12/hr

Esprit Place Family Resource Centre is an emergency shelter and provides Violence Against Women service. Relief Counsellors ensure that Esprit Place is run safely and effectively 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on a casual on-call basis. Pre-crisis and post crisis supportive counselling is provided to women and children living at Esprit Place. Relief Counsellors also answer 24-hour crisis line, ensuring that women in the District of Parry Sound receive supportive counselling and crisis intervention 365 days per year.


  • 2-year diploma in a field related to Human Services or an equivalent combination of education, training and program related experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of violence against women’s issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of existing community resources.
  • Feminist approach to counseling.
  • Individual and group counseling skills.
  • Sound judgment in assessing the needs of women.
  • Access to the use of a vehicle while on field assignment.

Qualified persons should submit cover letter & resume (in one document) referencing Job ID #14-12, by August 29, 2014 to:

Attn: Lisa Moore, CHRP
Human Resource Manager
1 Beechwood Drive, 2nd Floor
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 1J2
Fax: (705) 751-5370

We thank all applicants. Only those receiving an interview will be contacted.

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The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board is a corporation that was formed by the District Social Services...