Director of Community Counselling Services, Fort Frances, Ontario


Are you looking for a place  you will be a valued and contributing member of the team?


 Do you want to make a significant difference with a progressive healthcare company that values employee engagement and feedback and is paving the way with innovative approaches to providing exceptional care?

Do you have demonstrated experience with clinical counselling experience in the field of mental health and addictions?

If so, we invite a discussion with you about this unique opportunity

based in picturesque Fort Frances, ON.

Position Overview:

Community Counselling Services is a community agency providing service to the west end of the Rainy River District.  Major program areas include; mental health counseling and therapy, substance abuse, problem gambling and family violence.

The Director of Community Counselling Services is responsible for the clinical direction/supervision of all staff, meeting the required benchmarks for quality care and productivity, developing and providing ongoing clerical, administrative and program development.  He/she will work closely with other health partners toward coordinated mental health and addiction services.  The Director works in collaboration with other departments to ensure consistency with the organization’s vision, mission and values.


  • A clinical degree in the counselling field, preferably at the Master’s Level (e.g. MSW, MA in psychology) and regulated to be able to provide and supervise psychotherapy;
  • A minimum of five (5) years clinical counselling experience;
  • At least three (3) years clinical counselling experience in the field of mental health and addictions;
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience supervising staff in the field of mental health and addictions;
  • A minimum of three (3) years management experience in a related field;
  • Continuing education and training in management and supervision.
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, negotiation, and decision-making skills;
  • Dependable, competent and continued ability to carry out responsibilities;
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential duties of the position.


  • Excellent compensation package including full benefits and HOOPP Pension Plan


Please apply in confidence to:

Chris Hepburn

Maxwell Management Group Ltd. 

1-855-305-4078 ext. 207

    • We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

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If this opportunity is not a fit for your background and experience
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