Job Posting 100404

Clinical Counsellor and Outreach
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area
closes in 10 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
full time  •  $59,881.79/annum

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 our staff a competitive compensation, 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 (35-hours/week) Clinical Counsellor and Outreach in our Counselling Program.


Job Responsibilities    

  • Provide individual, couple, family and group counselling, with a focus on the 2SLGBTQ+ community
  • Build the profile of Family Services of Peel by liaising with existing agencies and developing community networks. This position may necessitate working at other locations within Peel.
  • Participate in team meetings and provide input and ideas for improving services.
  • Contribute to team assignments and projects
  • Maintain confidentiality for all matters related to Agency work in accordance with relevant Agency policies and procedures
  • Participate in orientation and training of placement students
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned, for team or Agency


Key Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field, combined with minimum 3-years of paid work experience in providing counselling to and working with individuals, couple and families, including within the 2SLGBTQ+ community
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the culture and history of lesbians and gay men, bisexual, transsexual, transgendered, two-spirited, intersex, queer and questioning individuals and the issues affecting them and their communities
  • Demonstrated competence and/or additional training/graduate work in 2SLGBTQ+ issues, cognitive/behavioural approaches, brief therapy, couple and family counselling, addictions counselling and group facilitation
  • Ability to work with diverse organizations and clients including cultural sensitivity
  • Experience in community outreach
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to develop and maintain positive relationships
  • Current and ongoing membership in good standing within a recognized accrediting body
  • A valid Ontario driver’s licence and regular access to a vehicle is required
  • Must provide criminal record check
  • As there may be a 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
  • Superior written and oral command of the English language
  • Strong communication skills, including presentations
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and data bases
  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills
  • Ability to work day, evening and week-end hours
  • Flexibility to work at a variety of locations throughout Peel region
  • Additional language(s) an asset


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




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


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 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 an equal opportunity employer and we are 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.


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.

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