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Addiction Counsellor

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Outpatient Addiction Centre – Chabad Lifeline is a non-sectarian organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by addiction. At Chabad Lifeline, individuals suffering from substance and behavioural addictions as well as their family members are guided by experienced and caring professionals through the process of healing and recovery.

 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Providing psychosocial counselling, support, and education around issues related to addiction.

Specific duties include:

  • Initial intake, screening and assessment of new clients

  • Ongoing psychosocial support and counselling for existing clients

  • Outreach Program – Education/ Prevention / Counselling                                                                                                   

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: BSW (with a minimum 5 years of work experience) or MSW or MA. Applicants with relevant certification and/or experience will also be considered. Excellent clinical and organizational experience is required, as well as creativity, flexibility, and self-direction. Shows strong initiative and independent judgment, has the ability to multitask, with proven critical thinking skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as having the ability to work well in a team environment.

TO APPLY: For more information or to apply for this position, please send cover letters and résumés to: director@chabadlifeline.com 

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Youth Counsellor

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Outpatient Addiction Centre – Chabad Lifeline is a non-sectarian organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by addiction. At Chabad Lifeline, individuals suffering from substance and behavioural addictions, and their family members, are guided by experienced and caring professionals through the process of healing and recovery.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Providing psychosocial counselling, support, and education to youth- at-risk on issues related to substance use, abuse, and addiction, as well as participating in continued development of the youth department. Youth-at-risk may present with behavioural or substance abuse or addiction issues, and/or may come from families affected by addiction. Counselling and support provided to youth is not limited to addiction, but can also address issues related to relationships, self-esteem, bullying, anger and stress management, etc.

Specific duties include:

  • Initial intake, screening and assessment of new clients

  • Ongoing psychosocial support and counselling for existing clients

  • Program development, including creation, implementation, and evaluation of programs for youth-at- risk

  • Outreach Program – Education / Prevention / Counselling

  • Liaison and contact with schools, hospitals, community organizations, 12-step community, other clinical referrals

  • Presentations in high schools

  • Direct activities in the high schools (psychoeducation, prevention strategies, skills streaming, individual therapeutic interventions, group presentations)

  • Other duties as required

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: BSW (with a minimum 5 years of work experience) or BA/B.Sc in related field or MSW or MA. Excellent clinical and organizational experience is required, as well as creativity, flexibility, and self-direction. Shows strong initiative and independent judgment, has the ability to multi-task, with proven critical thinking skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as having the ability to work well in a team environment.

*Must belong to a relevant order (Order of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists of Quebec, Quebec Counselling Association, Order of Psychologists).

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

TO APPLY: For more information or to apply for this position, please send cover letters and résumés to: director@chabadlifeline.com