Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: January 13th 2021

The Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre is a community funded, registered charity, established in 2013. The centre is located in Pembroke and provides free services to an average of 1,500 individuals annually throughout Renfrew County. Working with existing organizations and agencies, the Robbie Dean Centre develops and implements programs and services to meet the needs of the community by working towards closing some of the mental health system gaps. The centre is committed to providing programs that use a pro-active approach to deliver unique and preventative mental health support services.

We are recruiting for a Counsellor. This is a part-time position.


  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Develop and implement counselling care plan to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Facilitate group sessions both virtual and face to face.
  • Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions and client's progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Follow up on results of counselling programs and clients' adjustments
  • Provide public education
  • Prepare case notes and enter client information in database
  • May participate in fundraising activities
  • Minimum of a social service worker diploma
  • Professional College membership or registration with a mental health association
  • Post-graduate counselling experience with diverse populations
  • Ability to set short term objectives and use a solution focused approach
  • Ability to clinically manage high-risk cases, including clients who are a threat to self or others
  • Able to work with individuals, couples and families and posses sound knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service focus, high professionalism and adherence to ethical principles of conduct
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems
  • Must be able to work in various Renfrew County locations and virtually
  • Must have the ability to undergo a successful criminal record vulnerable sector search 
Additional Information

Please provide cover letter and resume by email before February 2, 2021.

We appreciate the interest of every person who applies and will contact those who are selected for an interview.

Contact Information
Robbie Dean Family Counselling Centre
315 Pembroke Street East,
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 3K

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