Expired on: Mar 24, 2023

Ogimaawabiitong is dedicated and committed to “Excellence in all that we do”. The ethics, along with the Seven Teachings, speak to how the organization operates: in relation to interaction amongst clients, staff, members and other stake holders. The Ogimaawabiitong code of ethics and teachings reflect in both decision-making and service delivery.

Do you want to work for a health care organization that changes people’s lives? One that not only cares deeply about clients, but also values that its employees are its greatest Gifts!

Examples of Support

  • Unique health services organization
  • The supportive management team and collaborative work environment
  • Family Culture
  • Innovative environment
  • Enriched job fulfilment and
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, and exceptional opportunities for career growth
  • A retirement savings plan with company contributions

Position Description

Kenora Chiefs Advisory is seeking a Crisis Counsellor to deliver culturally safe, trauma informed clinical crisis intervention to thirteen (13) First Nation communities in the Treaty #3 territory. This includes individual/family/group focused short-term counselling/debriefing in a community-based setting to stabilize crisis situations.

Position Title: Crisis Counsellor

Department: Mental Health and Addictions

Salary: Per Annum, after successful probationary period

Term: Full time – 1 FTE

Location: 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor, Kenora, Ontario

Reports to: Crisis Response Manager

Summary of Duties

  • Provide and coordinate a holistic, optimal and quality family focused, community based clinical and bi cultural crisis and mental wellness interventions/healing
  • Organize and manage the logistics and service delivery of the Short-Term Crisis program
  • Provide collaborative discharge planning and after care
  • Develop individualized care/wellness plans with and for each family and/or client, utilizing Anishinaabe healers, knowledge holders, ceremonies and medicines
  • Maintain acceptable clinical standards and procedures of crisis counselling, recordings, file management and file safety
  • Create linkages to other programs and organizations for referrals, case management needs
  • Ensure accurate documentation of program statistics and activities
  • Participate in Mental Health and Addictions Team meetings as required


  • University degree preferably in social work. College diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution with experience in children services will also be considered
  • Requirement of at least 2 years’ experience in counseling children and youth
  • Ability to deal with crisis and post-crisis situations
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Knowledge of the Anishinaabe culture and language
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Travel outside the Treaty 3 territory as required, may be for extended periods of time.
  • Applicants should possess a valid driver’s license/insurance, have a vehicle and be willing to travel when required

We’re looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for

creating the best experience for our clients and within KCA. Discover What’s Possible!

Please forward resume cover letter and 3 references by March 24, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. to:

Human Resource Department

Kenora Chiefs Advisory

P.O. Box 349- 240 Veterans Drive, 3rd Floor

Kenora ON P9N 3X4

Fax: 807-467-2656

Email: resume@kenorachiefs.org

We thank all that apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Health Care
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kenora
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