Job Title:

Residential Counsellor


Essential Staffing


Newmarket, ON

Are you passionate to help people? Do you like working in a Non-Profit Organization? Then this job is for you. We are looking for Residential Counselors to help our client in achieving their goals to help the community in providing emergency shelters for the homeless.

Night Shift : 11:00pm - 7:00am ; 12:00am - 8:00am

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing professional understanding and intervention in response to emotional, behavioral and physical needs pf the clients.
  • Providing consistent coverage for assigned shifts, working within the team and independently to complete all shift tasks.
  • Assisting residents to establish and achieve individualized goals and meet with them on regular basis.
  • Modeling appropriate behavior for residents and coworkers.
  • Participating in designing and implementation of program activities.
  • Participating in research/evaluation/quality assurance activities.
  • Fostering positive relationships with community programs and individuals as necessary.
  • Exercising good judgement and discretion in dealing with confidential information.

Job Requirements:

  • 1 year of SSW experience or 2-year college diploma in a human services program.
  • Experience working with the homeless or similar population.
  • Experience in telephone and in-person counselling.
  • CPI, CPR and Vulnerable Screening Clearance (Police Check).
  • Reliable vehicle, valid driving license and insurance.
  • Ability to deal with conflict and crisis.

Job Types: Full-time,


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2018-09-14

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