Organization: Kids Help Phone
Title: Counselor, Remote (Ontario)
Position: Contract Part Time/ Full Time
Reports to: Counseling Manager
Location: Remote (Work from home role, must have a place of residence anywhere in Ontario)
Rate of Pay: $24.22 per hour
Duration: Until 31st March 2021
Shift Schedule –
(Note: Please specify your order of preference of shifts in your resume/cover letter)
Is this you?
Are you motivated by the opportunity to positively impact mental health for young people in Canada? Would you be passionate about helping young people deal with the challenges of growing up in today’s complex, ever-changing, technologically driven world?
As a Counsellor, you will deal with clients facing urgent or crisis situations requiring immediate attention via telephone or chat modalities. Taking care of our clients’ means evaluating needs, assessing risks, crisis containment, assisting and providing necessary resources to resolve challenges. You must understand the big picture of the situation, and deal with multiple, complex situations at a time.
Kids Help Phone is on a transformational journey, one that will change the landscape of youth mental health in Canada. We cannot do it without a team who are willing to be game changers and help fuel that journey. We need team members that are passionate about making a real difference in young people’s lives. It will take courage. It will take resilience.
Does this sound like you? If so, then keep reading…
Kids Help Phone is a Canadian and world leader, known for their expertise and continuous innovation as Canada’s only 24/7 professional counselling and information service for young people in both English and French. We have been pioneers in virtual care and e-health solutions for young people in Canada for almost 30 years.
Since 1989, we have offered kids, teens and young adults a critical lifeline of hope and support through our free, anonymous and confidential services, which research shows significantly improves youth mental health.
Young people reach out to Kids Help Phone’s professional counsellors and trained volunteers from every corner of the country via phone, Live Chat and texting, and benefit from their database of local youth-serving programs. Kids Help Phone’s website is a widely recognized model of youth-focused design; offering therapeutic tools, games, information, and counselling.
As a Counselor, you will provide counseling services on a national scale including telephonic support, clinical case management, structured telephonic counseling, and applicable resource referral. All services are provided in accordance with the mission, vision values and established protocols of the Company.
What You'll do
What You'll Need
You’ll already have the following:
Are you are inspired by helping to meet the quickly evolving needs of young people in Canada today and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization dedicated to improving their mental health and well-being?
History in the making!
Does this sound like a journey you want to be a part of?
Open the posting and click the “Apply” button in the top right corner of the page. Please attach a single file with your resume and cover letter titled: *lastname_firstname_RemoteCounselor, Ontario*
The posting closes on 17th Nov, 2020
For more information about Kids Help Phone, please visit our website at http://org.kidshelpphone.ca
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Kids Help Phone is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity of people and communities, and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our organization. We welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who respect and reflect the diversity of service users.
Kids Help Phone is committed to providing barrier-free environment and accommodation in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources person if your require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process.
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