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Addiction Counsellors or Community Service Workers

Organization: Onyx Community Services

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Mar 30, 2018


Addictions worker to do counselling with clients, provide individual or group therapy to individuals struggling with drug addiction, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction and/or eating disorders.

Applicant must be willing to volunteer for 4 shifts per week, each shift being 5 to 7 hours in duration.


Pastor Sue



Volunteer Opportunity Address
265 Montreal Rd


Good for people interested in: Counselling

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This will give you an opportunityto upgrade and maintain current skills, and for those who are studying addiction, social work or psychology, this will give you the exposure to mental health that you need in the future. You will receive after 150 hours, a letter of good standing and reference letter for employment

How will the organization benefit?
This will fill extra gaps in working with the overflow of new clients in the next 16 months or more, as we have also partnered with a military homeless association and their clients.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Public transportation available: Yes

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes