Intensive Treatment Services-Child and Youth Counsellor

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking a full-time Child and Youth Counsellor for Intensive Treatment Services. Under the direction and accountability to Noojmowin Teg Health Centre senior administration and the Mental Health and Addiction Manager, the Child and Youth Counsellor is responsible to provide: professional clinical assessment, counselling, education and referral services to aboriginal children and youth under the age of 18 throughout Manitoulin Island; and, holistic health promotion services in the form of educational and primary prevention activities. The Worker is also responsible for providing therapeutic intervention for foster families in collaboration with Kina Gbezhgomi Child and Family Services.

The Intensive Counselling Child and Youth Counsellor will collaborate with all health team members, schools, community agencies and the general public. The services will be completed with guidance and in consultation from the Noojmowin Teg Health Centre department manager.

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is an Aboriginal Health Access Centre that provides traditional healing, primary health, mental health & addictions, and health promotion services to community members of the seven First Nations of Manitoulin District and surrounding areas. Visit our web-site at

Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines (tobacco, sweet grass, sage, cedar), may occur within the work setting.


  • Successful completion of Bachelor of Social Work degree
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers
  • 3 years’ experience providing clinical service to children & youth, experience with aboriginal families preferred
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Mental Health First Aid, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • Certified to deliver Triple P Programming or alternate Positive Parenting Strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Anishinabek language, traditions, culture, protocols and relevant health issues.
  • Experience with charting in Electronic Medical Records

How to Apply Please submit a covering letter, resume, three (3) work-related references. Please mark correspondence as “Confidential.” Email submissions are preferred. Employment offers will be contingent upon satisfactory reference checks, criminal records/vulnerable sector check, and clear driver’s record.

Application deadline is May 27, 2019 at 12:00pm |  

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Noojmowin Teg Health Centre – Main Office

48 Hillside Rd., Highway 540, Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation

Postal Bag 2002, Little Current, ON P0P 1K0

Phone: (705) 368-2182 | Fax: (705) 368-2229 |

Noojmowin Teg Health Centre - Satellite Offices

4 Directions Community Complex (Aundeck Omni Kaning First Nation) – (705) 368-0229

Centre Espanola – (705) 869-1564

Espanola & Area Family Health Team – (705)862-7991