The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a great place to work! We offer a positive and fair workplace culture, where staff are provided with opportunities for learning and advancement. We are also big believers in wellness and work-life balance.
If you care about mental health and you have the right skills, then CMHA-YT may be the place for you.
Current Job Openings:
Crisis Line Operator
CMHA, Yukon Division is a growing organization that requires casual Reach Out Support Line operators. This position is responsible for the delivery of support phone line services. CMHA, Yukon Division is looking for responsible, flexible, grounded individuals to support this exciting initiative.
Essential Qualifications High school graduation and/or a minimum of 2 years directly-related experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to deal with challenging situations.
Ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse individuals.
Active Listening skills.
Computer reporting and scheduling skills. Good written, reporting and oral communication skills.
Ability to take initiative in problem solving while exhibiting judgment, flexibility and a realistic understanding of issues and appreciation of the issues related to mental illness.
Can work collaboratively and contribute to a positive, supportive and healthy workplace climate.
Demonstrated competence in cultural safety.
Flexible working hours which are primarily evenings and weekends.
Job Summary and Requirements
The CMHA Generalist Counselor is responsible for delivering individual and or group counselling and supports to participants. The Generalist Counselor provides accurate and timely information, performs initial assessment, identifies and develops plans to overcome barriers, makes appropriate referrals and ensures service linkages with mental health and addictions supports. This posting is for evenings and weekends.
Please submit your resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications:
- Minimum of bachelor’s degree in psychology, counselling or related discipline.
- Minimum of two years experience in a counselling, case management or other clinical role.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders.
- Demonstrates competence in cultural safety and works effectively with individuals with various cultural backgrounds.
- Demonstrates knowledge and experience working with First Nations individuals.
- Certification or qualifying status with a counseling regulatory body.
Desired Qualifications Candidates may be assessed on:
- Experience working with couples or families.
- Experience working with children.
- Experience developing and facilitating group therapy.
- Bilingual (English/French).
- First Aid Certificate
Job Requirements: This position is for evening and weekend hours. This is a 0.5 FTE position (37.5 hours biweekly) running until March 31, 2021.
To request a complete job description or for more information about this position or the application, please contact Tiffanie Tasane, Executive Director at email@example.com