1373-18 Relief Youth Counsellor

Job Posting #: 1373-18

Position Summary:

The Child and Youth Mental Health Treatment Centre in North Bay serves youth living in the Districts of Nipissing, Parry Sound and Muskoka. Mental health treatment and support is administered by Youth Counsellors who work in shifts at the ten-bed treatment facility.

Hours Of Work:

Casual relief, shift work


The agency’s Child and Youth Mental Health Treatment Centre, located in North Bay

Hourly Rate/Salary:

Minimum $21.32 to maximum $26.63 per hour, plus 4% in lieu of vacation entitlement $14.00 per hour, plus 4% in lieu of vacation entitlement for overnight sleep shifts Salary commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date:

This posting will remain open and applications accepted until the position has been filled.


  • Child and Youth Worker, Social Service Worker, Recreation Therapy, Community and Justice Services, or Mental Health and Addictions Worker diploma
  • One (1) year parallel or two (2) years related work experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with children/adolescents and their mental health issues
  • Experience including supporting children and youth with complex needs and their familiespreferably in a residential setting
  • Knowledge and experience with child management techniques
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work within a team
  • Outdoors and recreation experience an asset
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates considered an asset
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training would be considered an asset
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in a variety of software packages
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Ability to be insured under the Agency’s vehicle insurance policy
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, including vulnerable sector search
  • Preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates

Application Process

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1373-18, to:

Human Resources Department
Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca
391 Oak Street East
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 1B1
[email protected]