Current Employment Opportunities
Psychotherapist or Social Worker
We are looking for a psychotherapist or Social Worker to join our team! Our counselling centre’s work is client-centered and attachment-informed, done within an anti-oppressive framework. From this context, the position of Clinical Therapist will offer psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups through our counselling centre.
The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and also be part of a clinical team, using strengths based models, working respectfully with diverse clientele; balancing support and accountability; and being adaptable and flexible while facing client situations. The ideal candidate will have experience with addictions or couples therapy, however, we are also open to offering opportunities for trainings in those areas.
You can view the complete posting here.
Please submit your CV and cover letter by September 6, 2022 by email to: Danielle VandenAkker, Managing Director.
Youth Outreach Worker and Community Developer
Shalem is accepting applications for a Youth Outreach Worker and Community Developer. Come and join our team at RE-create Outreach Art Studio! The successful applicant will be outgoing, personable and approachable to at risk youth with a knowledge of youth serving agencies in the Hamilton area.
Please visit the complete posting here.
Please submit a cover letter and resume by August 12, 2022 to: Danielle VandenAkker, Managing Director
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Clinical Student Placements at Shalem
Shalem is pleased to offer student placement opportunities to students seeking placement during their training in Master’s Level programs related to psychotherapy or social work.
Shalem offers placements spanning September to April annually. Please follow the instructions below if you are interested in a placement for September 2023.
If you are interested in joining us for your placement, please complete the form below and submit your CV to our Student Placement Coordinator, Susan Winter Fledderus, indicating your interest in this program, and highlighting your program needs. We will contact you if we are able to offer you an interview for the role.
Shalem is generally able to offer 4-10 hours/week of direct client contact. All hours are negotiated during the interview process.
Interns are matched with a supervisor, who will offer weekly individual supervision. Other details of the supervision relationship will be negotiated during the interview and first meetings. Your supervisor will also work with you to meet your program’s evaluation requirements. Please plan to bring all of your school’s placement material with you to your first supervision meeting.
In addition to individual supervision, Shalem offers monthly group supervision with the wider team of therapists.
Shalem offers psychotherapy to the community both onsite at its head office in Hamilton, as well as at some offsite offices at nearby schools. It is possible that internship client contact includes a variety of settings.
If the above details and dates meet your program needs and requirements, please complete the form below: