Careers

 
Psychotherapist (Part time - 3.5 days)
 
JOB SUMMARY
As a part of a team of experienced therapists, the psychotherapist provides expertise for issues in social, behavioural and emotional stress to couples, families and individuals in order to help them improve their overall level of functioning using various psychotherapeutic interventions.
 
As a Psychotherapist:
  • You will have access to and support from an agency of multi-disciplinary professionals
  • You will have the ability to impact clients in a positive, meaningful and sustainable capacity
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assess clients through screening interviews for family and couple referrals
  • Conceptualize reason for the referral within one of the four theoretical frameworks
  • Establish an alliance with clients
  • Define appropriate goals with clients
  • Collaborate with internal and external services and networks
  • Participate actively in supervision
  • Schedule personal caseload
  • Fulfill all administrative and data requirements
  • Attend team meetings regularly
  • Maintain professional development
REQUIREMENTS
  • Professional graduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Active membership in OPQ as a Psychotherapist
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in couple and family counselling
  • Knowledge of social service network and of government programs and services
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages
  • Proficient computer skills : MS Office and internet database
  • Knowledge and experience in working with culturally diverse communities, such as the Jewish community is considered an asset
  • Completion of Couple and Family Therapy Program is considered an asset
  • Background in creative arts therapy is considered an asset
 
This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest to [email protected]

 
 
Consultant - Employment Specialist (2-3 days a week)
 
JOB SUMMARY
As a member of the Orthodox Community Initiative team of Ometz’s Employment department, the Employment Specialist/Business Consultant serves clients from the Montreal Orthodox communities providing employment and entrepreneurial services, which include employment counselling, job search and placement as well as business advising/coaching for job seekers and entrepreneurs.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Meet with and counsel/coach clients seeking job opportunities providing help with cv, job search and interview skills
  • Solicit and secure appropriate job leads for clients
  • Contribute to overall strategy of OC Initiative and development of strong relationships with partners 
  • Promote  and link the Ometz OC Initiative to all stakeholders, potential funders, clients and leaders of the Montreal Orthodox Communities
  • Write and maintain updated client files, reports, records according to Ometz guidelines
  • Make appropriate external and internal referrals to resources
  • Attend Ometz staff, team, and department meetings and committee meetings
  • Participate and attend events, initiatives or programs in or related to the Orthodox Community
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Professional and/or personal connections in the Montreal Orthodox Communities
  • Intimate understanding of Orthodox customs, culture and religious beliefs as well as knowledge of the various Orthodox communities in the Montreal area
  • Strong interpersonal skills, compassionate and with a capacity to help advise and encourage clients to reach their goals
  • Coaching and/or advising experience in employment or business a big asset
  • Bachelor’s degree with appropriate discipline (e.g.), business/ human services or related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in human services
  • Sales or recruitment ability important to  enhance potential job opportunities
  • Results oriented approach a must
  • Must be Bilingual : French and English (written & spoken)
  • Proficient computer skills
 
This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest or call Lois Liverman | [email protected] or 514 342 0000 x 3313

 
 
Mental Health Case Manager III (Full time)

JOB SUMMARY
Ometz Mental Health Support Services assists adults living with severe mental illness in achieving their personal recovery goals by reducing their isolation, promoting autonomy and equipping them with necessary life and coping skills.  The Case Manager III of the Mental Health Support Services provides clinical psychosocial analysis and supportive counselling, complex crisis responses, as well as assisting with advocacy, independent living skills and connections to the public sector and community network.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide advanced clinical and consultative social services to clients
  • Utilize a recovery oriented, strengths-based approach, conduct psychosocial analysis of clients
  • Assess client’s financials, if appropriate
  • Develop goal-centered action plans in collaboration with public sector and other services including crisis responses, ongoing support advocacy and referrals
  • Provide home visits and community based responses
  • Collaboration with diverse internal professionals within the team and agency
  • Consultation with other external professionals and systems
  • Identification of trends in requests and community needs
  • Fulfillment of all administrative and data requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Masters of Social Work degree, or other professional equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Broad knowledge of clinical practice models
  • Fluently bilingual; written & spoken;
  • Knowledge of mental health services and network;
  • Strong organizational skills

This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by December 13, 2019 to [email protected]


 

 
Case Manager III - Young Adult Services Team (Full time)
 
JOB SUMMARY
Our Young Adult Services team is the central support and advocacy hub for youth and young adults at Ometz.  The Case Manager III on the Young Adult Services Team provides analysis, crisis response, short-term and long-term responses, advocacy, referrals, coordinates psychosocial and concrete services to vulnerable youth in the Jewish community, with the primary goal of enhancing individual functioning, autonomy and social integration.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide advanced clinical and consultative social services to clients
  • Conduct social and psychosocial analysis using appropriate theoretical approaches
  • Assess client’s financials, when appropriate
  • Formulate a client-centered action plan including crisis response, Agency response, referrals and regular follow-up
  • Provide ongoing supportive counselling
  • Collaborate with diverse internal professionals
  • Coordinate and advocate with other services and networks
  • Consult with other external professionals and systems
  • Facilitate of activity groups, when appropriate
  • Identify of trends in requests and community needs
  • Fulfill all administrative and data requirements
  • Present of cases on internal and external committees
  • Serve on agency departmental, interdepartmental, intra-agency committees
  • Provide supervision for student internships when needed
 
REQUIREMENTS
  • Masters degree in Social Work, Counselling Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing or other professional equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth and young adults (16-35 yo)
  • Concrete experience with the Montreal social service network
  • Good knowledge of mental health, substance abuse, homelessness and/or trauma
  • Knowledge of systems approach as it relates to social service process and a demonstrated ability to apply systems theory to practice
  • Broad knowledge of clinical practice models
  • Experience with Trauma Informed Practice, an asset
  • Fluent bilingualism in both official languages; written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Jewish Community
 
This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.
 
Please submit your CV and letter of interest by December 14, 2019 to [email protected]

 
 
Case Manager II - Young Adult Services Team (1-year full time contract)
Must be available evenings until 8pm 
 
JOB SUMMARY
Our Young Adult Services team is the central support and advocacy hub for youth and young adults at Ometz. The Young Adult Services Case Manager II provide short-term and long-term responses, advocacy, coordination of services for young adults living with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disabilities in the Jewish community, with the goal of enhancing individual functioning, autonomy and social integration. The position focuses on providing ongoing support related to independent living skills and connections to the public sector and community network.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide psycho-social support, coaching and accompaniment around life and social skills
  • Plan and facilitate groups focusing on social and life skills
  • Utilize a recovery oriented, strengths-based approach
  • Develop goal-centred action plans in collaboration with colleagues, public sectors and other services
  • Go on home visits and offer community based responses
  • Explore budgeting and financial literacy with clients as needed
  • Fulfill all administrative and data requirements
  • Present cases on internal and external committees
  • Serve on agency departmental, interdepartmental, intra-agency committees
  • Provide supervision for student internships when needed
  • Participate in staff development programs and remain up to date on best practices pertaining to youth/young adult services and disabilities
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelors degree in social work or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with youth and young adults (16-35 yo)
  • Knowledge of Quebec social service network and government programs and services
  • Ability to engage clients and families to discuss issues beyond the initial presented concerns
  • Concrete experience with the Montreal social service and/or mental health network
  • Fluent bilingualism in both official languages; written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Jewish Community
  • Computer Skills: Word, Excel, web based database
  • Experience in working with young adults living with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disabilities is an asset
 
This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest by December 15, 2019 to [email protected]

 
 
Supported Employment Specialist (Full time)
 
JOB SUMMARY
The Supported Employment Specialist supports and assists neurodiverse individuals as well as those living with a mental health diagnosis to obtain and maintain employment.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Interview clients to obtain case history and background information
  • Assist clients in developing action plans
  • Provide coaching in and assistance with job readiness skills; job search strategies, CV writing, job interview preparation and accompaniment as needed
  • Refer to appropriate resources and job leads and advocate to employers
  • Provide on-the-job training, coaching and on–going support to both clients and employers
  • Write and maintain updated client files, reports & records according to Ometz and Emploi Québec guidelines
  • Prepare government wage subsidy applications & meet the government required objectives and benchmarks for intake and placement
  • Outreach to and participate in community, recruiting & job development activities in order to generate new clientele via cold calls, marketing visits & attendance
  • Keep abreast of employment and disability related issues, information and best practices
  • Consult and work closely with other departments on mutual client concerns
  • Refer to psychometric and/or abilities testing as needed
  • Participate in agency and departmental meetings
REQUIREMENTS
  • DEP in Special Care Counselling or Bachelor degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with similar populations
  • Experience in sales, marketing or advocacy an asset
  • Experience in employment field an asset
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English; written & spoken
  • Ability to advocate with employers
  • Ability to work autonomously with own clients
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Access to a car preferable
 
Please submit your CV and letter of interest by January 5, 2020 to [email protected]

 

Join our team & help transform lives

Reaching more than 13,000 people annually, Ometz is a charitable organization that provides intervention, prevention, support services and programs to enhance quality of life.

By joining Ometz, you will work with a team of professionals who are compassionate, engaged and inspiring. Apply today!

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Group Insurance
  • Generous Pension Plan
  • Paid Jewish Holidays
  • Individualized client-centred approach
  • Culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous learning
  • 7 minute walk to metro

Join our team & help transform lives

Reaching more than 13,000 people annually, Ometz is a charitable organization that provides intervention, prevention, support services and programs to enhance quality of life.

By joining Ometz, you will work with a team of professionals who are compassionate, engaged and inspiring. Apply today!

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Group Insurance
  • Generous Pension Plan
  • Paid Jewish Holidays
  • Individualized client-centred approach
  • Culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous learning
  • 7 minute walk to metro