Job Title:

Night Assistant Counsellor



Company Description:

Portage is a not- for-profit organization that helps people overcome substance abuse- issues and associated behavioural problems in order to achieve positive lifestyle changes. Portage provides drug addiction rehabilitation treatment in its various centres in Atlantic Canada, Québec and Ontario. Portage Elora services youth aged 14 – 18 years of age.

Job Type:

Part Time

Close to Public Transit:



4 days per week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday), and possibility of replacement




This person ensures the protection of residents of the center's program. It meets certain needs when the situation requires it. Writes a follow-up report and highlights the anomalies to the managers. Intervene in emergency situations as part of their duties. Performs rounds of the organization's property. Responsibilities:

  • Supports, monitors residents under his responsibility
  • Ensures the maintenance of order, discipline and the safety of residents
  • Validate the quality of care provided according to the organization's policies and procedures
  • Conduct monitoring rounds to ensure regular checks
  • Detects and reports any anomaly to the person in charge
  • Take action according to the regulations of the establishment to prevent any danger
  • Provides assistance to agitated residents and other similar situations
  • Seeks the general needs of residents
  • Sees the general maintenance of the premises
  • Respects the organization's policies and procedures for the quality of care provided, the safety and well-being of residents
  • Participates in the orientation and learning of new staff
  • Performs other related tasks


  • Completed high school diploma
  • Two (2) year experience in helping, customer service, or other experience deemed relevant
  • Observation skills, self-control, courtesy, and good judgment
  • Sense of responsibility and fulfill his responsibilities
  • Honesty
  • Know how to work well in a team
  • Ethical sense, confidentiality, and empathy;

How to Apply:

Email resume to with Night Assistant Counsellor: Portage in subject line.