Casual Counsellors

    Nookomisnaang Shelter

    Casual Counsellors


    Responsible for planning and facilitating safe therapeutic counselling; ensuring care management duties are completed according to minimal standards; preparing and maintaining administrative duties, promoting a supportive, respectful and harmonious team environment.


    1. Plan and facilitate safe therapeutic counselling to individuals and/or families by providing:

    • Accurate and complete intake packages

    • Orientation to the environment and counselling process

    • Complete comprehensive assessments, circle of life self-assessment and healing journey plan of care

    2. In accordance to the minimal standards, ensure case management responsibilities are current and accurate by:

    • Submitting documentation for feedback, revision and approval

    • Updating client contact sheets and case management tracking sheets

    • Identifying and developing safety plans for high risk situations

    3. Prepare, conduct and maintain administrative duties by:

    • Adhering to and abiding by the contents of the Shelter Service Operations Manual

    • Completing and submitting weekly time sheets and appropriate leave forms

    • Completing and submitting monthly reports

    4. Promote a supportive, respectful and harmonious team environment by:

    • Working cooperatively and in coordination with all staff members

    • Communicating concerns will all staff members in a sensitive and direct manner to promote understanding and resolution

    • Providing compassion/nurturance to those involved with the Shelter who are experiencing death/tragedy e.g. cooking


    Post-Secondary graduate in Social Work or relevant discipline or a minimum of three years’ equivalent combination of work and volunteer experience in the provision of services regarding violence and other relevant disciplines

    Understanding of the impact of family violence on the individual family, clan, nation and community

    All applicants MUST submit a letter of application, current resume, copies of credentials and two work-related reference contacts, marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

    Casual Counsellor

    Attention: Melissa Roy

    NAANDWECHIGE-GAMIG Wikwemikong Health Centre

    P.O. Box 101, 16 A Complex Drive

    Wikwemikong, Ontario    P0P 2J0         

    Telephone: 705.859.3164 Fax: 705.859.3300 Email:


    Posted: June 20, 2021

    Copies of the following will be requested from the SUCCESSFUL candidate: CPIC/VSS, Driver’s Abstract, Accreditations and Driver’s Licence. DO NOT INCLUDE IN PACKAGE.

    We thank all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Incomplete submissions will not be accepted. No return of submissions.