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Onyx Community Services

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Marie Pyper
Executive Director
Onyx Community Services

265 Montreal Road E, Ste 4
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1L 8E3

E-mail: info@onyxcommunityservices.org
Web: www.onyxcommunityservices.org

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Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

To help those in our community who need assistance / support with reintegration, addiction, bail plans, or social services, and who might benefit from general counselling and life coaching in areas such as depression, PTSD, anxiety and money management.

www.onyxcommunityservices.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Seeking LGBT+ coordinator with a background in the justice system.
The main focus would be advocating for the rights of LGBT+ individuals in conflict with the law and/or at risk of homelessness/poverty.

Minimum 1-2 years experience required. Please submit your most recent, complete resume. 6 moths commitment minimum.

Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
We are looking for Mental Health Workers to provide phone assistance to those in need, especially during the current COVID19 crisis.

Flexible hours, areas include addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counseling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Bilingualism is an asset. Candidate should have good communication skills.

During this outbreak period, interviews may be done from home. Dedication to this position is important. As an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
We are seeking a self-driven and highly competent ED assist to lead and influence our organization towards favorable growth, and to design and direct strategies that support and enhance our organizational operations. Duties of the ED assist will include managing the company assets, providing leadership to all staff, establishing business goals, advising the board of directors on organizational activities, overseeing and streamlining daily operations, improving staff performance, and executing special business projects. Your exceptional stewardship and strategic planning skills as an ED Assist will aid our organization in promoting our mission and objectives, maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, achieving organizational goals.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
Job title Psychotherapist
Reports to Operations Supervisor and Executive Director

Job purpose

The psychotherapist position is responsible for the screening, assessment, and counselling of our clients in the program. You will provide group and individual counselling as needed and work collaboratively with other outside service providers as required. The Counsellor is also actively involved in program evaluation and quality assurance improvement based on Best Practices in Ontario. The ability to function independently and frequently under pressure, while managing multiple concurrent tasks including emergency situations is an ongoing expectation of this position.

Duties and responsibilities
• Report to the Clinical Manager and senior staff members, work with an outpatient multidisciplinary services team;
• Conduct individual and group therapy sessions in a clinical setting;
• Utilize a client-centered approach and ensure well-coordinated care;
• Create and maintain progress notes, reports and any other written material required, in a timely manner;
• Ensure proper clinical interventions are implemented;
• Participate in clinical team meetings as needed;
• Assist with research projects as needed;
• Maintain the high standards of practice required by Trafalgar Residence;
• Ensure all aspects of confidentiality and data protection relating to both Trafalgar Residence and individuals are maintained at all times;
• Participate in individual performance reviews and respond to agreed upon objectives;
• Attend clinical, case management and managerial supervision as required;
• Attend and be an active participant in team meetings, team training and other internal team meetings, etc.;
• Attend external meetings, forums, conferences, training, etc., as required by Trafalgar Residence senior management;
• Refer all press/media inquiries to Senior Management

Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Mental Health or other related health field;
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working as a Psychotherapist/MSW/Therapist.
• Be a member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists
• Able to work independently as a team and provide detailed and accurate daily reports;
• Maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities by keeping up to date regarding professional standards through reviewing current literature, attending workshops/seminars and networking with colleagues.
• Experience in addictions considered a strong asset
• Ability to work in dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Dedicated, committed individual looking to apply clinical skills in challenging/stimulating environment

Hours of Work

• 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at least two days a week

Location: 265 Monrteal Rd
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
We are Looking for a Life coach who can help people in areas including Life skills, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling.

The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
We are looking for a general operation manager. The candidate must be willing to put in 2-3 days a week of work. Experience is an asset.
Must have 2 years of managerial experience. Experience with volunteering is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd Vanier
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
We are looking for a Life Coach and or MSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours. Areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Feb 28, 2021
A sign language interpreter is responsible for helping ONYX clients understand what is being said in a variety of situations. An interpreter must understand the subject matter of discourse so he or she can accurately translate what is being spoken into sign language. Volunteers may work part-time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
We are looking for a Life Coach and or MSW or RSW for one on one counselling, flexible hours. Areas include, addictions, Stress Management, Anger Management, general counselling, life skills. Must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal road Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
We are Looking for a volunteer with vast experience that will be in charge of:
-Marketing campaigns and branding techniques for our organization
-Conducting research and analyze trends in the product or service offered by the organization to develop marketing strategies
-Promoting our services via social media i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and to the community
-Tracking and analyzing the performance of advertising campaigns

Any other duties assigned

The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important especially during this time

Location: 265 Montreal Rd. Vanier
Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Job purpose

Typically, the broad range of duties assigned to a law clerk includes conducting legal research, preparing bench memos, drafting orders and opinions, proofreading the judge's orders and opinions, verifying citations, communicating with counsel regarding case management and procedural requirements, and assisting during courtroom proceedings.

Candidate should be well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation, children aid society. The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset

Candidates may work part time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home,however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Road, Ottawa Ontario K1L 6C4
Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
The duties a paralegal would be expected to undertake include case management, filing documents, legal research, interviewing clients, drafting and analyzing legal documents, preparing for and assisting with trials, and attending legal proceedings.

A candidate should be well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation, and Children's Aid Society. The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

Volunteers may work part-time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd
Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
The range of specializations that are included in this position includes criminal law, immigration, and family law. Candidates will provide legal advice and counseling, as well as represent clients during legal proceedings. Candidates must have experience or education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

Candidates may work part-time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.
Location: 265 Montreal Rd Ottawa, ON
Deadline: Jan 29, 2021