OLE Wilderness Field Support -FULL TIME
Start date: January 22, 2018
Reports to: Outdoor Leadership Therapist/Program Manager
Location: Katrine, Ontario) and Shelburne, Ontario
Pine River Institute (PRI) is a residential treatment program for youth 13-19 struggling with addictive behaviours and often other mental health issues. We are a family-centered program where wilderness, therapeutic, and academic programs come together in a unique, integrated treatment and education model. PRI’s treatment approach is grounded in enhancing adolescent development and maturation. The PRI program is unique in Canada. Our residential beds are funded primarily by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. We are staffed by highly competent clinicians. Ongoing evaluation and outcome analysis are built in to PRI’s vision and mission, and we have acquired a solid reputation in these areas.
This role is a combination of working at the school campus and working in the Field as support to the wilderness field instructors. This schedule will be a flexible schedule and will involve being on-call for wilderness work.
Wilderness Based work: Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
School based work: While at the school this person will be involved in all aspects of community based programming. This person will help to supervise students if a full time team leader is not available. If a field instructor takes a weekend shift off this person will work their weekend shift for them.
We offer competitive compensation, and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program.
Pine River Institute is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to: Gayle Dennison, Human Resources Manager email@example.com
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