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Associated Youth Services Of Peel

Associated Youth Services of Peel (AYSP) is an accredited, charitable organization, supporting children, youth and families with mental health and/or youth justice issues. AYSP’s team of professionals bring a wide range of knowledge and professional experience from diverse backgrounds to our workplace. Our teams have a strong collaborative work ethic and we are committed to ongoing professional development. AYSP provides a client-centred, strength-based approach to engage in a manner which is culturally sensitive, non-judgmental and respectful. Working together with our service partners, using a multi-systems perspective, AYSP provides services that are evidence-based and evidence-informed.


We are currently seeking several Counsellors to join our Counselling team. The Counselling program provides comprehensive assessment, collaborative treatment plans and case management for children and youth who are struggling with mental health issues, and their families.

Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Location: Head office in Peel Region
Union Affiliation: OPSEU Local 592

Hours of Work: 35 hours a week (Days & Evenings)



  • Provide off­ice-based and/or virtual counselling up to 6 months, or as determined by client need
  • Develop and deliver treatment and intervention plans in conjunction with the client, based upon a comprehensive, strength-based ecological assessment
  • Provide case management for children, youth and their families, including working collaboratively with formal and informal support systems
  • Maintain professional documentation, in the form of assessments, progress reports, discharge summaries, and statistical information
  • Participate in weekly Peer and monthly Individual supervision
  • Establish and maintain professional alliances with collateral agencies and service providers
  • Work flexible hours related to the treatment needs of the clients, regular evening work will be required
  • Travel to external meetings within the Peel region will be required occasionally


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Social Work or related undergraduate degree; Master’s degree in Social Work is considered an asset
  • Registration within the professional regulating body of either the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario in good standing is required
  • Minimum 2 years clinical experience working with children, youth and families with complex needs
  • Knowledge of and experience in the delivery of clinical interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Trauma informed therapy
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-need clients utilizing a goal-focused approach
  • Fluency in French or a language other than English is considered an asset


Salary Range: $47,395 – $56,668 yearly

Why Join our Team?

We offer an excellent compensation package with a strong focus on health and wellness. We offer our employees:

  • 3 weeks accrued paid vacation and 5 personal days per year
  • Registered Retirement Savings plan
  • Comprehensive Clinical Supervision provided
  • Professional development opportunities within the agency
  • Employer-paid staff training and development
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Excellent benefits, including health and dental coverage and Employee Assistance Program.


AYSP is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and welcome applicants from all cultures, abilities and sexual & gender identities. Applicants must be willing to demonstrate and adhere to a commitment to Anti-Oppressive and Anti-Racist principles, with the expectation that the framework be reflected in day to day work. AYSP will make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants with disabilities to participate in the interview process upon request. For more information, please contact us at


We thank all candidates for applying, however, only candidates being considered will be contacted.


Individuals with the following qualifications are invited to apply with their cover letter and resume to: This position will be posted until September 14, 2022 at 5:00pm.

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