The Kiwanis Emergency Youth Shelter is seeking a full time crisis support counsellor to start in August.

Position Title:    Crisis Support Counsellor

Reports To: Manager, Kiwanis Emergency Youth Shelter

Potential Start Date:  August 2019

Closing Date:     July 2nd, 2019

Position Summary:

The objective of a Crisis Support Counsellor is to ensure that the short term physical and emotional needs of youth are met; to provide crisis counseling to youth and their families through effective assessment, case management and appropriate referrals. Demonstrate crisis intervention skills, in particular around issues of suicidal ideation, mental health and addictions issues.  Actively participate as part of a case management team.  Complete effective and accurate screening and assessments of the youth.  Liaison with other community services utilizing a collaborative approach to integrated case management.  Support youth to participate in their plan through the development and implementation of healthy goals/choices. 

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