Child and Youth Care Counsellor (Opportunities Available in Behchoko, Gamètì, and Wekweètì)
The Tlicho Community Services Agency is a unique organization responsible for the delivery of education, health and social services within the Tlicho region. The Tlicho Community Services Agency's vision 'Strong Like Two People' is a metaphor for the desire by community leadership to build an organization, and create programs and services that recognize the strength and importance of two cultures.
You will be a member of the community counselling team and provides integrated and therapeutic mental health and behavioral programming in collaboration with school personnel and other health and mental health and social services professionals. You will provide a wide range of services with an emphasis on developing therapeutic relationships with children, youth and their families! During the school year, you will be based primarily in the school, but, in order to align with the needs of children and youth, other locations may include the Community Counselling Program office, client family home or other appropriate community locations.
Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
A Master’s degree in Child and Youth Care, Counselling, Clinical Social Work or Education with a focus on therapeutic counselling.
The position based in Behchoko is an indeterminate opportunity, and the positions based in Gameti and Wekweeti are 1 Year Term opportunities!
Tlicho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
NISHI KHON BUILDING, 2nd FLOOR
BEHCHOKO NT X0E 0Y0
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 19363
Closing Date: Open until Filled
The salary range for this position is from $47.68 per hour to $56.96 per hour (approximately $92,976 - $111,072) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,423 (Behchoko), or $15,797 (Gameti), or $15,567 (Wekweeti).