Job Posting 63699

Youth Counsellor - Virtual Services
Cameray Child & Family Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 3 days ago (Tue, 4 Aug)
part time - term / contract  •  36.92/hour

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL POSTING

 

1 Position available – Youth Counsellor – Virtual Services       

  • 1 Temporary position @ 19 hours/week to start immediately to March 31, 2021
  • To provide virtual counselling services to youth up to age 21 experiencing mental health issues due to COVID-19

 

Key Responsibility Area – Counselling With Youth

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To provide virtual (video or telephone) counselling services to youth

 

Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral

 

Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with other agencies and professionals

 

Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain electronic client files, recording client visits and key information
  • Prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including weekly clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required

 

Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of mental health and online counselling
  • Network with colleagues and other professionals in the field

 

Qualifications

  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with youth
  • Knowledge of child protection and legal systems
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team

 

Other:

  • This position is covered under a collective agreement. 
  • Cameray Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car.

Please email interest to by August 4, 2020 at 4 pm

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!