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Youth Mental Health Community Counsellor

    

NorWest Youth Hub - Youth Mental Health Community Counsellor

 Internal/External Posting

0.6 EFT (part-time) – term until March 31, 2022

Starting as soon as possible

 

Youth Mental Health Community Counsellors provide appointment-based and drop-in mental health support to youth accessing services at the NorWest Youth Hub, as well as co-facilitating support groups. Counsellors work with both internal and external partners in the operation of the NorWest Youth Hub.

 

Hours for this position would roughly be: Wednesday-Friday 12:30pm-7:00pm; Saturday 11:00am-5:30pm. Applicants must be available for the hours during which the NorWest Youth Hub is open, specific to the EFT posted.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in related field, including: Social Work; Psychiatric Nursing; Occupational Therapy (MOT); Counselling; or other. Registration with applicable College required.
  2. Minimum one-year experience providing youth mental health counselling.
  3. Experience working in community development and community outreach. 
  4. Knowledge of community resources and community development principles & practices.
  5. Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  6. Empathetic, non-judgemental approach.

8.   Ability to work well within an interdisciplinary team in a variety of settings.

9.   Knowledge and experience with diverse cultures and economic backgrounds.

  1. Experience working within an integrated youth services setting an asset.
  2. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

 

 

Salary range: $30.830-$35.744 per hour.    Benefits as per MAHCP.   

 

Closing date:  Tuesday, October 26, 2021

 

Please submit application in confidence to:

 

Kendra Monk, NorWest Youth Hub Coordinator

NorWest Co-op Community Health

785 Keewatin Street  Winnipeg, MB  R2X 3B9

Email: kmonk@norwestcoop.ca

www.norwestcoop.ca

 

We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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