Youth Program Counsellor:$22-26/hr

Staff Shop

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

What will you be doing?

This is a hands-on role working with the youth in our residential assessment and treatment program, who are struggling with mental health, and social issues, behavioural challenges and learning disorders. As an integral part of the team, you may be supporting our clients throughout the day in group, the classroom or outdoors during recreational time. You are a key member of our team and our client’s well-being.

Responsibilities and Duties:

As a Program Counsellor you will be adept in conflict resolution, crisis intervention and collaborative problem solving. You are a caring individual who leads with empathy and seeks to understand. You possess the ability to quickly establish positive rapport and are able confidently and constructively manage group dynamics. Ultimately, you effectively support youth to make and sustain positive behavioural changes. As a team member you will be responsible for planning, motivating and enthusiastically leading youth in a wide variety of healthy lifestyle and physical activities.

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate will have direct experience working with youth, preferably in a residential treatment setting, possess a diploma or degree in a related field of study, and be willing and able to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings/ weekends. Valid driver’s license required.

Job Type:

  • Full-time (variety of shift available-days, evenings, nights and weekends)


  • 8 and 12 hour shifts

Salary: $22.00-$26.00 per hour

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required



  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed


Application question(s):

  • Are you willing to obtain and provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Screen prior to hire?


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (required)


  • Driving Licence (required)
  • CYW, SSW, BSW, CACCF (required)

Work Location: In person


As an equal opportunity employer, Staff Shop celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We know that unchecked biases disproportionately impact the most marginalized people in society—including but not limited to BIPOC, 2SLGBTQAA+ people, immigrants, veterans and people with disabilities. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or other marginalized communities because we believe that we will never reach our definition of excellence without you.

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Staff Shop Inc. is a privately held Canadian-Indigenous-Women owned staffing and consulting firm servicing Canada I USA I Caribbean as an award-winning diverse supplier, certified with CCAB, CAMSC, WBE & WEConnect International.

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