Counsellors – Full and Part-time Opportunities

We are growing!

Thunder Bay Counselling continues to evolve and transform. We are hiring new Counsellors/Psychotherapists and Addiction Counsellors.

Counsellors utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions based on evidence informed and promising practice using a trauma informed, client-centred, solution-focused framework. Our programs work with a diversity of people to assist with a variety of issues impacting quality of life.

"I enjoy what I do so much I feel energized by working with clients. The reward of witnessing a person accomplish their goals and make progress in their lives is what I think of as the ultimate job satisfaction.

Feel fulfilled in what you do.

"It’s a field where I felt that I could make the greatest impact and find fulfillment that I had been searching for my whole life. I find inspiration in my clients every day and feel so grateful that I have the opportunity to do what I love.


Thunder Bay Counselling is a community-based organization that is widely respected for its progressive work environment and forward-thinking approach; from clinical practices and new technologies to flexible work arrangements and professional development opportunities, Thunder Bay Counselling provides a supportive working environment with competitive compensation and benefits.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor level degree in social work or related field
  • Membership with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Experience providing counselling
  • Solid clinical framework with knowledge in a variety of therapeutic interventions including CBT and DBT
  • Strong assessment and treatment planning skills (training in the application of Global Assessment of Individual Needs (GAIN) an asset)
  • Knowledge of Indigenous history and culture with ability to provide culturally based interventions
  • Bilingual (English/French) preferred

Salary range: $31.35 to $43.50 per hour

Benefits: Positions working a minimum of 20 hours per week are eligible for all benefits, including life, accident and critical illness insurance, extended health coverage, dental coverage, Employee Assistance Program, group retirement plan and Paid Time Off benefits (28 days per year at start of employment).

Encourage transformation.

"To actively listen, empathize and validate their wholeness is invaluable. To experience the process of struggle, changes, healing and transformation is the greatest reward one can experience.

Help find hope for the future.

"To witness a person find hope for the future and watch as their wounds become their strengths, are the greatest rewards for me.

Friday, January 21st, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their electronic applications, including covering letter and resumes to:

Allane Danchuk,
Director of Business & Finance

Thunder Bay Counselling is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are welcomed from visible minority groups, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Accommodations are available upon request at any stage in the selection process.

Only those granted an interview will be contacted.