Term: 1 year
The Counsellor (Crisis and Resource Support) is accountable to the Manager, Crisis, Intake & Support Coordination for the provision of front line clinical mental health programs and services, with a specialization working with individuals experiencing mental health crises, connecting clients to resources, & providing mental health support to individuals on an episodic basis to help maintain their wellness and achieve academic success. Ultimately, this position underpins the mission of Counselling Services which focuses on supporting and promoting academic success, student and campus mental health, psychological wellness and safety within members of a diverse and global Waterloo community
Clinical Services - for supporting mental health and wellness, as well as personal academic and personal success to clients (i.e., primarily students)
Advocacy - the Counsellor is an advocate for and supports students’ academic success and personal learning
Clinical Practice - the Counsellor is committed to best clinical practice and best practice in mental health
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within the Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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