Group Counselling Administrator — Summer Internship

Group Counselling Administrator

LifeWorks is a global technology company specializing in Wellness and Employee Engagement. We serve over 15 million users worldwide and provide our customers with a comprehensive platform solution that is changing how companies think about employee engagement. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing leading innovator focused on engagement and wellness solutions in a challenging and rewarding role.

About You
You are organized. Professional.  Multi-tasker. You are passionate about helping people and are driven to ‘be the difference’ for everyone that you interact with. Your communication and organizational skills are top notch. You are able to effectively coordinate, manage and prioritize tasks throughout the day. You remain calm and focused when the pressure is on, and are open and positive about change. You love being busy, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You multi-task with ease and can navigate technology like a pro.

The Internship
As a Group Counselling Administrator, you will work in collaboration with our internal staff and external network of counsellors to ensure the group counselling programs run smoothly. You will communicate with clients to coordinate group dates, times and expectations, track clinical outcome data, manage group waitlists and teach counsellors how to effectively utilize Zoom technology. Within this internship, you will also assist with entering treatment plans into our database, flagging any issues that appear to be outside our clinical scope, and collaborating with our Case Managers and external providers to ensure a prompt resolution.

In a nutshell
We love what we do, and are looking for incredible individuals to join our growing LifeWorks team.  If you are passionate about helping people, are looking for a challenging role, this may be the role for you. 

We are seeking students currently working towards the completion of their degree to join our dynamic team for an exciting 12-week Summer Internship experience!


Full fluency in French and English is a strong asset.
Email application to catherine.dellostritto@lifeworks.com

Deadline is February 9th 2017


Recruiting Volunteer Research Assistants

The START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders is currently looking for volunteers who are interested in assisting with our research studies. The typical responsibilities include: data entry, literature searches, telephone screening and other office tasks. Volunteers are given training on all duties, and although experience is preferred it is not mandatory.

Research volunteer qualifications:

-mature individual comfortable handling confidential information

-able to work in a fast paced professional environment

-currently pursuing an undergraduate degree (all levels) in psychology

-interest in pursuing graduate studies in psychology/medicine

-experience or knowledge in basics of SPSS (asset but not required) 

Individuals must be available to volunteer once a week for 3-4 hour shifts for a period of 3 months or longer.

Interested applicants should send an email with their current CV/resume, cover letter and availability to Alexa Fine at: afine@startclinic.ca.


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Research Assistants

Kids, Families and Places

Principal Investigator: Prof. Jenny Jenkins

Applied Psychology and Human Development Department,

University of Toronto

(Contract: end of July – end of September)

Kids, Families and Places is a study examining the cooperation in family relationships and children’s mental health. During home visits parent-child and sibling interactions are video recorded.

We are looking for 4 students helping us with the coding of observational data. This will involve watching and coding 5 minute episodes of parents and siblings interactions.

You will join an active research lab with undergraduates, Masters and PhD students working in clinical and developmental psychology.

It is an ideal position for undergraduates wishing to gain experience in developmental clinical research, to apply to graduate programs.

We need students available to work between 10-15 hours per week. The pay is $15/hour.


1.      Excellent organizational abilities, attention to detail 

2.      Fluency in both oral and written English

3.      Flexible schedule 

Work hours: flexible, between 10-15 hours per week

Please, forward a cover letter and your resume to:

Noam Binnoon-Erez & Michelle Rodrigues

e-mail: kfp.research@gmail.com


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Organizational Development Student / Intern


OTNPosition: Organizational Development Student / Intern

 Description:   OTN is a world leader in telemedicine, helping Ontarians get more out of the health care system by bridging the distance of time and geography to bring more patients the care they need, where and when they need it.   Using innovative technology, OTN streamlines the health care process, while also expanding the way knowledge is shared and how the medical community interacts with each other and with patients.  An independent, not-for-profit organization, OTN is funded by the Government of Ontario.

OTN is committed to increasing access to health care for Ontarians and continuously searches for new ways to enhance health care delivery. Our continued success in achieving these goals depends on our staff and necessitates hiring talented individuals who are committed to providing superior customer service and who understand the importance of teamwork.

OTN is seeking an Organizational Development Student / Intern. As a student working with the HR&OD Team the Organizational Development student assists with the research, co-ordination, organization and implementation of various programs intended to develop all levels of employees, create an engaged learning culture and build organizational and leadership strength. This position is located in the Toronto office and reports to the Director of Organizational Development.

Responsibilities and Activities: 

  • Assist with the planning, co-ordination of training and staff development programs to improve employee productivity and performance
  • Contribute to the design of training and other employee engagement programs through research of best practices and industry trends
  • Assist with the deployment and analysis of regular Employee surveys to identify opportunities for enhanced organizational effectiveness and employee engagement
  • Support and contribute to a wide range of employee engagement strategies including rewards & recognition and Fun Committee
  • Assist in the design and deployment of proven organization change management principles and methodology to support large and small scale organizational change initiatives as required
  • Assist with the co-ordination of the monthly corporate on-boarding process for all employees including leaders
  • Contribute to solutions that augment the services of HR&OD through the design of solutions on iConnect
  • Familiarity with some organization development theories and methods
  • Solid research skills and ability to present findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Excellent planning and co-ordination skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Communicates effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Leads by example, demonstrating our values

Qualifications and Attributes:                                                                       

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (or in progress) in related field
  • Interest in or actively pursuing Master’s degree in Organizational Development or Psychology or related field of study preferred
  • Other related volunteer experience working in a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to the profession and ongoing professional development
  • Works in a fast-paced environment, quickly shifts priorities and adapts to changes in process, systems and organization structures
  • Works effectively both independently as well as in a virtual team environment with minimal supervision
  • Results oriented; adjusts priorities or resources as required
  • Utilizes Microsoft Office software, including database, spreadsheet, word-processing, presentation, electronic mail and calendaring applications
  • Working knowledge of applicable occupational health and safety legislation; general knowledge of corporate/departmental policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of privacy legislation, regulations (specifically the Protection of Personal Health Information Act, Ontario 2004) and OTN policies, procedures, guidelines and communication material relevant to the protection of confidential information
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Project
  • Required to undergo a criminal reference check

If you have strong communication and organizational skills and committed to excellence in delivering extraordinary customer service, check out our website: www.otn.ca. Please apply to this opportunity by clicking on the careers link on OTN’s website or forward your resume via fax: 416 446-4128 quoting– Organizational Development Student / Intern.

Interested students should email Adele Principe:  aprincipe@otn.ca

We thank all applicants; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

OTN is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Once an applicant has been selected for an interview, requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

To receive any OTN document required by the AODA and its standards not listed above or to receive any public document on OTN’s website in an alternate format, please contact Customerservice@otn.ca.

For users requiring Teletypewriter (TTY) Services, please contact us using the TTY service: 1-855-368-6889.



JOB POSTING: Assistant Coordinating Clinic Manager

Assistant Coordinating Clinic Manager
S.T.A.R.T. Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders – Toronto, ON

The S.T.A.R.T. Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders is a growing
multidisciplinary clinic with practitioners providing a wide range of
community based health care services including: diagnostic assessment,
medication based treatment, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural treatment
and mindfulness based treatment.

We are seeking a full-time Assistant Coordinating Manager to join our team
who will provide support to the Clinic Manager, staff and patients.

The Assistant Coordinating Manager will collaborate with the Clinic
Manager to manage the delivery of clinical services and outpatient care,
facilitate the flow of patient care activities, and supervision,
coordination and management of the clinical staff; assist the Clinic
Manager with the overall management of the day-to-day operations of the
clinic (including working with third parties i.e insurance and
pharmaceutical companies), and actualization of the clinic goals; and act
for the Clinic Manager in his/her absence.  The Assistant Coordinating
Manager will be responsible for assisting the Clinic Manager with
planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and evaluating the work of
the clerical / administrative support staff and operations of the clinic.
The Assistant Coordinating Manager will be responsible for the total
operation of the clinic with an emphasis on the business and
administrative aspects of clinic operation.  The emphasis of this role is
to ensure quality health care services that meet the needs of clinicians
and patients.

Skills and Experience:·

  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in office administrative/management
    role – ideally in a medical environment.
  • Friendly and welcoming attitude, with the ability to prioritize and
    balance multiple tasks.
  • A professional who demonstrates initiative, attention to detail and
    follow through.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills are a must.
  • Proficiency/fluency in the English language (written and spoken) is
    a must.
  • Medical Administration Diploma is an asset.
  • Good computer skills, ideally with working knowledge of Apple
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary clinic/environment is an

Hours will be 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.  Must be flexible to work on
weekends and/or after hours (if necessary).

Start Date: August 1, 2016
Location: 32 Park Road, Toronto ON, M4W 2N4

Interested candidates for the position are encouraged to email their
resume to Ms. Teresa Chaves at tchaves@startclinic.ca.


Job Posting – Program Assistant: Youth Psychology Service

Youth Psychology Service

The Youth Psychology Service (YPS) is a student-led initiative for at-risk youth, their caregivers, and community workers. The program has four goals:

Goal 1: Increase access to psychological services in marginalized populations

Goal 2: Provide psychological services to youth and their family

Goal 3: Support staff and foster interdisciplinary partnerships

Goal 4: Expand clinical, research, and professional development for students

Services include clinical services for youth, staff training and consultation, program development and evaluation, and caregiver support groups. YPS also has a research program, including the evaluation of the efficacy of community-based services provided for youth. Services are currently delivered out of St. Stephens Community House (260 Augusta Avenue, Toronto). YPS is currently looking for a Program Assistant to provide support to the YPS team to achieve their support and research goals.

The closing date for submissions is June 1st, 2016.

For more information, please see the PDF link below:

YPS Job Posting – Program Assistant


Summer Internship Opportunity — Bridgeable

Bridgeable* is hiring for their annual summer internship program.   Each year, they run an internship called the Designership, which is a 16-week, full-time, paid program for students interested in applying their skills to real systemic design challenges in the GTA. In the past, their three-person teams (made up of a researcher, designer, and strategist), have worked on problems as diverse as maternal health, financial access, and food security.
To answer any questions, Bridgeable will be hosting an information session from 6-8pm on January 20th, at our offices at 1179 King St. West here in Toronto. More information about that event can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/designership-info-session-tickets-20582217968
Interested students can find more information about the program at www.bridgeable.com/designership!
*Bridgeable is a Toronto-based strategic and service design company.