1 FULL TIME RESIDENTIAL YOUTH COUNSELLOR, TEAM LEADER-
(Weekly Rotating Shifts - 2 week AM, 2 week PM)
Start Date: June 3, 2019
Location: Shelburne, ON
The ideal candidate 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 Team Therapist with responsibilities that include but are not limited to: lead and develop programming groups, 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, over-night camping 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.
¨ Clean Police check with Vulnerable Sector Screening
Interested candidates should apply to Jennifer Rutledge, Manager Human Resources in writing at email@example.com by June 1, 2019
We offer competitive compensation, and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program. Guaranteed increases every 6 months for 2yrs; 3 week’s Vacation, Health and Dental & LTD Benefits.
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 the interview.