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Tikinagan Child & Family Services

Residential Counsellor (female)

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Sioux Lookout, ON
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Full Time (Regular)
Position Overview:

The Group Home is a residential group home setting for boys and girls who have been experiencing difficulties with life at home and are in need of care and structured living which the group home is able to provide. The Residential Counsellor is to provide the support and care of these clients as well as their safety, health and well-being. It will be their responsibility to promote the best interest of the child and to provide for their protection. The Residential Counsellor reports to the Direct Services Supervisor.

Qualifications Desired:

  • This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants. Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite all applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.
  • Practical experience in the field of child care work.
  • Academic training in the field of child care or related areas.
  • Consistency in management of the clientele and their activities.
  • Be able to participate meaningfully in the planning, development and implementation of the program.
  • Commitment to participate in training and development.
  • Fluency in Ojibway, or Oji-Cree preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must: have a valid driver’s licence
  • Must provide a Criminal Records Check prior to employment
  • Must be willing and able to travel.
  • Successful applicant must provide proof of both COVID-19 Vaccinations

Salary range for this position is $56,337 to $67,328 annually.

All successful applicants will require an application for, or a current, Criminal Record Check(CRC). A Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for those positions working with children will also be required. As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible.


Tikinagan Child and Family Services is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

Tikinagan Child and Family Services strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.

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