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Youth and Family Counsellor - Trailcross Treatment Centre (1 Position)
Fort Smith, NT
Wood’s Homes is a multi-service, non-profit children’s mental health centre based in Calgary. Our over 550 staff and volunteers help provide 35 programs and services for 28,000 children and their families each year in Calgary, Lethbridge, Canmore, Strathmore, Fort McMurray and Fort Smith, N.W.T.
Commitment to high-risk adolescents, challenged with some very tough issues, is not easy and the reality is that most problems surface after hours. These are the times when our frontline workers spring into action. Work hours at Wood’s Homes are typically round-the-clock and the type of work we do requires quick thinking, confidence, forgiveness and persistence.
We are currently seeking a full-time Youth & Family Counsellor for our Trailcross Treatment Centre Program. This program is a residential facility in Fort Smith, NWT, providing treatment services for youth ages 12–17, and support for communities and families living in the North.
The Youth & Family Counsellor acts as a coordinator in the planning and delivery of therapeutic activities for high risk youth. The Youth and Family Counsellor is the primary worker with young people, available for shifts that provide coverage twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Relocation assistance is offered.
This position reports to the Program Manager of Trailcross Treatment Centre.
RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:
Wood’s Homes is proud to be awarded one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Canada for 2011 and 2012, as well as one of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women in 2011. We offer an exceptional benefits package including vision, dental, extended health, a generous Group Registered Pension Plan and a Computer Literacy Incentive Plan.
Please submit a resume to Wood’s Homes – Human Resources Department (Parkdale Campus) via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote competition code ‘Last Name, First Name, TCTC YFC’ in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.