Kingston Youth Shelter offers emergency shelter, transitional housing, and family mediation to homeless/precariously housed youth between the ages of 16-24. We are looking for qualified and responsible individuals to fill part-time counsellor positions at our emergency shelter and transition homes.
Job Summary: Counsellors maintain a clean, safe, and supportive living environment for the young people who need to stay at our emergency shelter. They also assist residents to secure housing, employment, and education by referring them to the appropriate resources in the community and by providing them with motivational counselling. Counsellors are required to respond to crisis situations and to resolve conflicts that occur between residents.
Time Commitment: These positions consist of a schedule containing a mixture of evenings, overnights, weekends and weekdays including holidays.
If you fit the above criteria and are interested in becoming a part of our team, please forward a resume and cover letter along with 3 references to denise @ kingstonyouthshelter .com.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Salary: $17.00 /hour