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Job Number:  42213
Permanent - Part Time Residential Counsellor
Job Posted: Monday, 26 February 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 9 April 2018
(74 days ago)
Jean Tweed Centre
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

The Jean Tweed Centre requires a permanent, Part-Time Counsellor for the Cumberland House residential program to provide support evenings from Thursday – Sunday during the program’s three week cycle.  The residence provides support, programming and accommodation for women from across the province and operates on a 3 week cycle (13 cycles per year).   This position comes with benefits including dental, extended health and long term disability.


The individual hired for this position will:

  • Provides continuity of rapport from Thursday to Sunday;
  • The provision of supportive counselling regarding clients’ emerging needs including affect regulation support, conflict mediation, and crisis support;
  • Overseeing the overall safety of clients in the residence;
  • Maintaining all required documentation;
  • Participate in shift changes and team meetings; and
  • Facilitation of groups and community meetings.


  • Diploma in Addictions and Mental Health from a recognized community college or equivalent
  • At least two years of experience in the substance use sector
  • A working knowledge of best practices with regard to substance use and women
  • Knowledge and experience working in one or more of the following: problem gambling, mental health concerns, trauma informed practice
  • Excellent decision-making, problem-solving and crisis management
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Energetic and committed to working as a team player
  • Must be available to work EVENINGS, Thursday to Sunday for Weeks 1 to 3 of the Phase II program
  • First Aid/CPR certification

Statement of Inclusion: 

The Jean Tweed Centre recognizes and values the rich diversity of Canadian society and specifically the women, children and families we serve.  We are committed to working from an inclusive and holistic anti-oppression framework to assist women and their families from various cultures, racialized groups, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientations and gender identities.


Application deadline for submitting a Cover Letter and Resume:       Monday, March 5, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m.


We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any material or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


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