Youth Counsellor

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Job Duties:
Promotion and Planning

• Plan and organize group activities as well as one to one counselling for youth
• Promote awareness of the RWC’s services to newcomers, immigrants, ethno-racial and migrant communities, grassroots networks, community organizations, community leaders, school, place of workshop, workplaces, etc.
• Promote, plan and assist with activities geared and oriented for youth
• Make presentations to other groups about RWC’s services and programs related to youths.


• Knowledge and ability to use database
• Prepare regular reports for the Program Coordinator
• Attend team meetings and other meetings called by RWC
• Maintain accurate records of work completed

Other Duties:

Provide support and guidance to volunteers, where required and appropriate perform other duties as assigned


• Social Services or Community Worker diploma and/or degree and/or 3 years related experience
• Experience working with newcomers, immigrants and refugee and/or newcomer youth
• Experience working with a non-profit organization
• Above English language communication skills
• Proven computer literacy skills for Micro Soft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Publisher, database etc)
• Work with youth from diverse backgrounds
• Working co-operatively and proactively as part of team as well as independently
• Familiarity with available community resources in our service delivery area an asset
• Self-motivated, prioritized workload to meet deadlines
• Write reports, with the assistance of the Program Coordinator
• Positively represent the organization in the community
• Experience working with volunteers
• Knowledge of the newcomer, immigrants and refugee services sector and of government policies related to newcomer immigrant, and refugee services and/or newcomer immigrant or refugee youth
• Good interpersonal, relationship building and conflict resolution skills
• High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Second language and/or culture an asset
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends
• Valid driver’s license with a clear record an asset

How to apply: 

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