Residential Youth Counsellor - Weekend

RESIDENTIAL YOUTH COUNSELLOR – WEEKEND

Weekend shifts: Saturday, Sunday

Start: ASAP

Wage: $18.03/hour

The ideal candidates will possess strong leadership, communication and positive role modeling skills and will possess a work style that embodies creativity and initiative.

Key Responsibilities

This position reports to the Program Manager with responsibilities that include but are not limited to:

Organize, lead and participate in daily student academic, recreational and therapeutic activities, including:

  • Daily life routines

  • Group therapy activities

  • Family Program activities

  • Academic tutoring and homework assistance

  • Food Preparation and related kitchen duties

  • Off-Campus trips

Providing exceptional leadership, mentoring and positive relationships with students through:

Participation in and facilitation of group meetings & discussions

Development of student action plans

Coordination of student recreational activities

Contribute, as part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team to evaluate student progress and plan individual plan modifications as required.

Help ensure the therapeutic goals of the program in general and the individual therapeutic plan for the students are realized.

Provide written reports as required in a timely and comprehensive manner.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity, patience, commitment and a sense of humour.

  • CYW diploma or equivalent

  • Some experience with and training in child and youth care practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and professional.

  • Demonstrated commitment to personal growth and development.

  • Valid First Aid Certification & Level ‘C’ CPR.

We offer competitive compensation, and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to , Human Resources Manager at hr@pineriverinstitute.com

We thank all candidates who apply. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Pine River Institute strives to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. If you require an accommodation, please advise in advance of attending an interview.