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Practicum Placements and Employment

Practicum

We have supported practicum placements for the following educational programs

  • Administration

  • Mental Health and Addiction Support Worker

  • Child and Youth Care Worker

  • Bachelor's of Counselling or Social Work

  • Bachelor's of Human Services

  • Master's in Counseling Psychology

Residents in Recovery prides itself is the provision of a quality practicum experience for it's learners.  Residents in Recovery offers a front-line experience working with individuals that struggle with mental health and addiction disorders.  Regardless of educational program, Residents in Recovery offers a unique experience with a wide array of opportunities, from group work to childcare.  The staff at Residents in Recovery have years of lived and professional experience that promotes a positive practicum experience.

If you are interested in exploring your practicum options with Residents in Recovery, please contact our Operations Manager at operations@residentsinrecovery.com or click on the link to the left.

Employment

Residents in Recovery has the following job openings at this time.

  • Addiction Counselor and Facilitator

  • Level 3 Early Childhood Educator

  • Level 1/2 Early Childhood Educator

  • P/T Night Shift Client Support Worker

  • Casual Client Support Worker

Residents in Recovery has grown significantly in the past couple years.  This expansion has focused primarily on our Family Programs, including the Family Healing Center and Family Sober Living.  Residents in Recovery offers a completive wage and an excellent benefit package for employees working 30 hours or more a week.  This package includes medical, dental, vision and other services.

If you are interested in applying for a position with Residents in Recovery, please forward your resume to tyler@residentsinrecovery.com or click on the link to the left.

Positions

The following is a description of the minimum requirements for each position.

Child Counselor

Addiction Counselor and Facilitator

This position requires the completion of a degree in Psychology, Social Work, Addiction Studies or related field. This position requires an Addiction Counseling Certification. Equivalent experience may be considered in special circumstances.  Experience facilitating large groups is a must.  Familiarity with Seeking Safety, Mindfulness-based Sobriety, CBT and Anger Management are preferred.

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Level 3 Early Childhood Educator

This position requires the completion of Early Childcare Educator level 3 and a minimum of 2 years’ experience. If applicable, this position requires a minimum of 4-years continuous sobriety. Residents in Recovery is in the process of becoming licensed so those with experience in this area will be given preference.

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Level 1/2 Early Childhood Educator

This position requires the completion of Early Childcare Educator level 1 or 2 and a minimum of 1 year experience. If applicable, this position requires a minimum of 2-years continuous sobriety. Residents in Recovery is in the process of becoming licensed so those with experience in this area will be given preference.

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Client Support Worker
Night Shift

This position requires the completion of a diploma in Addiction and Community Support Worker, Family Services, or other related education, and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field.  Applicant must be available to work night shift, 11 PM - 7 AM on a rotating schedule 3 days on and 5 days off.  Other shifts are available.  Shift differential is applicable.

 

This position is in a women's treatment home so all applicants must be female.  Applicants must be comfortable with newborns, infants and toddlers.  Applicants must have a valid drivers license.  If applicable, this position requires a minimum of 2-years continuous sobriety.

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Client Support Worker
Part-time Weekends

This position requires the completion of a diploma in Addiction and Community Support Worker, Family Services, or other related education, and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field.  Applicant must be available to work various weekend shifts (day and evening).  

This position is in a women's treatment home so all applicants must be female.  Applicants must be comfortable with newborns, infants and toddlers.  Applicants must have a valid drivers license.  If applicable, this position requires a minimum of 2-years continuous sobriety.

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Client Support Worker
Casual

This position requires the completion of a diploma in Addiction and Community Support Worker, Family Services, or other related education, and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar field.  Applicant should be available to work various shifts (day, evening and night).  

This position is in a women's treatment home so all applicants must be female.  Applicants must be comfortable with newborns, infants and toddlers.  Applicants must have a valid drivers license.  If applicable, this position requires a minimum of 2-years continuous sobriety.

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