Child and Youth Counsellor (Casual)
Job Code: 2927115 Closing Date: Ongoing
Employer: Halton District School Board Posted on: Apr 04, 2021
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Job Description & Requirements



The Halton District School Board invites applications for:

Casual/Replacement Child & Youth Counsellors

The Halton District School Board is seeking qualified Child & Youth Counsellors who will replace absent Child & Youth Counsellors. 
The successful candidates may work in a variety of schools in one of three geographical areas or have school-based behaviour classroom responsibilities.  Casual/Replacement Child and Youth Counsellors are members of a school based resource team and provide consultation to school staff on the behavioural, social and emotional needs of students. Casual/Replacement Child and Youth Counsellors will be expected to provide direct service to students, either individually or in a small group or class wide format. Casual/Replacement Child and Youth Counsellors are required to be knowledgeable of local community resources.

A reliable vehicle and valid Driver’s Licence are essential.

Casual/Replacement Child and Youth Counsellors positions are held for a defined period of time and are not eligible for employee benefits. 


At minimum, a recognized Degree or Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Care from an accredited institution or equivalent. Ideally, this candidate will have experience working in a School Board setting.

Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

Resume and other supporting documents must be submitted to Apply To Education
Job Category:  Management and Professionals
Job Code#: 2927115

Applications submitted directly to Human Resources will not be considered.
We thank all applicants but only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Halton District School Board recognizes that, consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, employment practices and procedures at all levels should reflect, demonstrate understanding of and respond to a diverse population. The Board is committed to providing a workplace environment that is fair and equitable to all. 

In our efforts to ensure an inclusive, diverse and representative workforce, we will:
● value, promote and encourage the hiring of staff from under-represented communities;
● value  applicants’ additional experiences, lived experience, skills, backgrounds and perspectives;

Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for candidates who have temporary or permanent disability, or who otherwise require accommodations based on the protected grounds highlighted in the Ontario Human Rights Code in respect to the recruitment and selection process.

The HDSB is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment. 




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