Part-Time Awake Overnight Youth Counsellor

Location: Campus, Mulmur, Ontario

 Salary: $22.00/hour

 Start Date: Immediate

The ideal candidates will possess strong leadership, relationship, communication and positive role modeling skills. This position reports to the Team Therapist and Program Manager with responsibilities that include but are not limited to; organizing, leading and participating in

student’s daily academic, work, recreational and therapeutic activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the physical and emotional safety of students during the night (10:00PM – 8:00AM) through visual checks every 15 minutes
  • Remaining awake through the night and respond to all emergencies and incidents
  • Providing exceptional leadership, mentoring and positive relationships with students
  • Contribute, as part of a multi-disciplinary therapeutic team to evaluate student progress by keeping up to date with training, organizational updates
  • Organize, lead and participate in daily student activities including
  • Help ensure the therapeutic goals of the program in general and the individual therapeutic plan for the students are realized
  • Complete any assigned administrative support duties
  • Complete any supportive housekeeping/maintenance duties as assigned
  • Manage and de-escalate conflictual and/or crisis situations (ie: student disagreements, AWOLs, etc.)
  • Daily life routines
  • Food preparation and related kitchen duties
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support staffing schedule, as necessary
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity, patience, commitment and a sense of humour
  • 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
  • Valid Drivers License

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

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Jess Bondy, Human Resources Manager, [email protected] or by Fax at 519-925-9220 or mail to Administration Office at 485289 County Rd 11 Unit 1, Shelburne ON L9V 3M8.

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 ensures that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. If you require accommodation, please advise in advance of attending an interview.

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