Full Time Residential Youth Counsellor Team Leader



(Weekly Rotating Shifts - 2 week AM, 2 week PM)

 Start Date: June 3, 2019

Location: Shelburne,  ON

Wage: $18.03/hour

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 hr@pineriverinstitute.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.