RECRUITMENT JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports to: Team leader/Clinical Director
Program: Therapeutic services
Department: Families and Wellbeing
Working at EMCN
We see a future where many citizens walk with newcomers to bridge their transition into the community. To achieve this vision, we will serve as a key catalyst and leading collaborator in positively shaping the attitudes, behaviours and practices of organizations and individuals to value the diversity that newcomers bring to the community.
EMCN has been supporting newcomers of all ages and families, including refugees, skilled immigrants, refugee claimants, and citizens since 1981. In a year, we serve newcomers from more than 100 countries of origin, and offer services in over 30 languages.
At EMCN, our goal is to create a society which is based on the dignity of every human being through projecting our values of Social Justice, Diversity, Compassion and Responsibility. EMCN strives to offer strengths-based, team-based and client-centered holistic practices as we collaborate with newcomers to achieve their goals and to enhance quality of life for newcomers and all Canadians.
Reporting to the Team Lead and Clinical director, the Psychotherapist builds relationships with immigrant and refugee families, youth and children and provides services from a holistic perspective. The Psychotherapist will work closely with team members of the Families and Wellbeing team, which includes several therapists, social workers, youth workers and settlement workers as well as professional and community partners in the implementation and ongoing evaluation of therapeutic counseling services to adults, children, and youth and families.
Skills and Competencies:
EMCN is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to increasing diversity in our workforce and inclusion in our organizational practices. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We have a zero tolerance approach to discrimination on all protected grounds.
Start Date: targeting mid to late January
Salary: $41,728 per annum prorated for a 0.6 full time equivalent (FTE), with the possibility of increase to 0.8 FTE or full time, dependent upon grant funding
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Long Term Disability, AD&D, RRSP match up to 3% after 3 months of employment
Deadline for submission: January 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm. MST.
Please submit your complete resume and cover letter as one document to:
Edmonton Mennonite Center for Newcomers (EMCN), Human Resources: . Please include Psychotherapist in the subject line of the email.
We thank all applicants but only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Resume without a cover letter will be deemed as an incomplete application and will not be accepted. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
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