Yellowhead Tribal College, located on Treaty 6 territory in Edmonton, Alberta, is looking to hire a Counsellor. This position promotes and supports the personal growth, academic success, and wellbeing of primarily, but not exclusively, students of Yellowhead Tribal College. 

The specific duties for this position are:

  • To provide individual, short-term personal counselling for current students
  • To provide individual crisis counselling for current students
  • To provide academic success counselling for current students
  • To facilitate counselling workshops and seminars to groups of students
  • To participate in case conferences and work collaboratively as a member of an inter-professional team
  • To provide consultation services to YTC employees regarding student-related issues
  • To prepare resources for students, and maintain accurate and confidential records
  • To engage in service, internally and externally, that benefits the department, YTC, and the profession

  • Master's degree in counselling, psychology, or equivalent from an accredited post-secondary institution, with supervised clinical experience at a graduate level, registered in an appropriate professional field
  • Two years of experience in providing counselling in a post-secondary (or equivalent) setting
  • Experience with group and/or workshop facilitation
  • Demonstrated commitment to scholarly counselling
  • Demonstrated commitment to service
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures
  • Knowledge of current and historical issues affecting Indigenous peoples in Canada including trauma and trauma-informed practice in the workplace
  • Knowledge of traditional Indigenous health and healing practices 

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start date: September 15, 2020. YTC will accept applications until the position is filled.

Interested applicants please send cover letter and resume to:

Joy Sandy, Human Resources Officer