Counsellor / Psychotherapist Part-time Contract Position

Serenity Renewal for Families is a heart centered, non-profit agency which provides help and support for individuals and family members impacted directly or indirectly by addictions. We do this through family programs, short term counselling, educational workshops, and groups.
We are currently seeking qualified Counsellors and Psychotherapists to augment our team and  provide counselling for individuals and couples and families. Experience working with parents and children/teens would be an asset. If you are a member of a regulatory college, (see below) have experience in addictions and codependency, have a passion for this community, and want the flexibility to choose your own hours, we would love to meet you.

About Serenity Renewal for Families (SRF)
Serenity Renewal for Families (SRF) has a 41-year track record of delivering a continuum of integrated individual and group supports to those affected by addictions. SRF believes that there are many paths to recovery. Our mission is to assist those affected by addiction to reclaim their lives and break the inter-generational cycle of addiction. No one is turned away for financial reasons.

Our culture is inclusive and collaborative. The emotional well-being of our clients, staff, counsellors, volunteers, and Board members is our top priority. We are flexible and responsive and provide a personal touch that makes us unique. We want our team to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. We welcome diversity and strive to nurture a culture of equity and inclusion. All are welcome, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, Indigeneity, disability, age, gender identity, sexuality, sexual orientation, class, or socio-economic status and anything else that makes them unique.

Job Type: Part-Time

Pay Rate: $45.60/ hour

Hours: 5-20 per week


The preferred candidate is a Psychotherapist, a Social Worker (with clinical training), or an Addiction Counsellor, and is a member of one of the following regulating bodies:

  • College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Canadian Addiction Counsellors’ Certification Federation

They have a minimum of three years of experience in a counselling setting, with specific experience working with clients affected by addictions and codependency issues. Knowledge and education specific to addictions and treatment approaches are required.

English; Bilingualism an asset

Benefits of working at SRF

  • The opportunity to be a part of a person-centered team
  • Comprehensive orientation and training
  • Excellent administrative staff support
  • Timely 1:1 case consultation with the Director of Counselling/Clinical Consultant
  • Biweekly counselling team meeting and consult group with Clinical Consultant
  • Circle of Care in which counsellors consult with one another on shared cases to provide the best service possible
  • Opportunities to present workshops and deliver programs
  • Access to private office space, meeting rooms, reception and scheduling services and general office facilities
  • You may also use office space to see your private clients (those not affiliated with SRF) for 25% of your SRF counselling slots at no cost to you.
  • Flexible hours

Conditions of Employment

  • All contract employees shall maintain professional liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000 while engaged in providing all services for SRF. The insurance policy shall name Serenity Renewal for families as an insuree and proof of insurance shall be provided to SRF on an annual basis, at the start of each calendar year.
  • All Counselling positions within SRF are subject to background and criminal record checks.

If this is of interest to you, please send your resume and cover letter to Karen White-Jones, MSW, RSW; Director of Counselling/Clinical Consultant, Serenity Renewal for Families, at and visit our website for more information about our organization at .