Hiring for Part-time Counsellor

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Interfaith Counselling Centre

Interfaith Counselling Centre (ICC) strengthens the fabric of our community by equipping individuals, couples and families to realize emotional wellness and triumph over life's challenges.

The organization's vision is to be the chosen path to emotional wellness for the people of our community.

Interfaith Counselling Centre is situated in the rural community of New Hamburg serving Waterloo Region in the Townships of Wilmot, Wellesley, Perth East, Blandford-Blenheim & East Zorra.

Currently ICC has an opening for a part-time Therapeutic Counsellor. Reporting to the Clinical Director the Therapeutic Counsellor will provide a broad range of services to clients, make appropriate referrals to the community on behalf of clients and as needed, represent the agency in the community and follow ICC Code of Ethics.
The Therapeutic Counsellor will be required to work one evening per week and two Saturdays per month or two evenings per week. The total number of hours/week is negotiable within the range of 6-10hrs/week.

The overall responsibility of this position is to ensure solid clinical treatment to clients in an empathetic and sensitive style using a strength-based approach.

Essential Skills & Knowledge
• Strong clinical knowledge and assessment skills in the treatment of several client populations
• Understanding of the not for profit sector
• Solid organizational skills in order to maintain clinical files
• Familiar with community resources

Required Education and Certification
• Masters Degree - M.S.W., M.A, psychology, MTS or equivalent
• 3-5 years of post-Masters Degree experience an asset
• Experience in networking with community partners
• Eligible for certification with the college of Social Work or other appropriate clinical organization and maintain annual membership

Competitive salary.
Start Date: Position currently available. Start date negotiable.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes in confidence to Interfaith Counselling Centre to the attention of Matthew Isert Bender, Clinical Director, 23B Church Street New Hamburg, Ontario N3A 1J1 or email admin@interfaithcounselling.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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