Job Posting 100403

Manager, Counselling Program
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area
closes in 10 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
full time

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment and culture. Are you interested in working at an organization that is committed to excellence and adds value to the community? We offer competitive compensation and benefits, professional development and training, and opportunities for advancement. Peel has a highly diverse and rapidly growing population of more than one million people and includes Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. Applications are currently being accepted for a full-time Program Manager, Counselling.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the Counselling Program Manager leads a staff team that provides individual, couple, family and group counselling services, and off-site counselling and group services through community partners. A key focus of these supports is related to woman abuse and family violence. 


Key Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work or in a related field
  • Membership in good standing in a recognized accrediting body
  • Advanced clinical and supervisory skills and familiarity with a broad range of therapeutic approaches to clinical practice
  • In-depth knowledge of family violence and woman abuse programs and related systems
  • Experience in program proposals, service plans and reports, data and statistical collection and program delivery
  • Experience working effectively with funders and community partners
  • Solid leadership skills including strong coaching and mentoring skills, and be a strong team player
  • Sound understanding and commitment to inter-professional service delivery model
  • Excellent decision making and conflict resolution abilities
  • 2+ years of management level responsibility for a broad range of functions, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Superior oral and written communications skills
  • Goal oriented, highly organized, flexible and adaptable with superior time management skills
  • Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
  • Proven experience in serving diverse communities would be a definite asset
  • Strong computer skills – proficiency in MS Word, Excel and data base usage
  • As there may be a work remote component to this job, the ability to work from home, consisting of a safe and private home office setting and the necessary technical equipment and high-speed Internet access for remote work
  • Familiarity with virtual work platforms
  • Valid Ontario driver’s licence and regular access to a vehicle are required
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills 
  • Additional language(s) an asset

 We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, and the people we serve. Family Services of Peel is dedicated to building an inclusive community with a shared purpose, and we strive to represent the values of respect, collaboration and diversity.  We have a strong commitment to employment equity and follow this commitment throughout our recruitment and selection process. 


Family Services of Peel is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. We also encourage applications from persons with disabilities, and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all the stages of the recruitment and selection process. All information that is received in regards to accommodations will be kept confidential.


We acknowledge the Haudenosaunee, Anishinabek, and Huron Wendat Indigenous territories, covered by ‘Treaty 13’, also known as the Toronto Purchase.  We recognize and deeply appreciate their historic connection to this place.


An equal opportunity employer, it is Family Services of Peel’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications. In accordance with privacy legislation, by submitting your application you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.


As a member of this dynamic Agency, staff will be asked to undertake and lead special assignments. This may include participation in fundraising, strategic planning, and other related activities which contribute to the continuous transformation of Family Services of Peel.


Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples and individuals through counselling, education and support services. To ensure the highest standards of service for our clients, our staff are experienced and qualified professionals who reflect the richness of our diverse community. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling and Social Work profession. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our Agency and our range of programs and services at

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