Career Opportunities

Compass Community Services is a great place to put your passion for social work and community development to action. Our staff are knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated to counselling and supporting individuals, families, and children who are in need.

Counsellor Guelph interviews interns

Position(s) Available


(Part-Time, permanent)

Compass Community Services is seeking applications who enjoy a flexible workplace, flexible schedules, and a supportive, enthusiastic team. This position is based at the agency’s Guelph and county locations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide assessment, counselling, and/or education to individuals, couples, families and groups.
  • Be comfortable leading a group, a workshop, a project, or a program.
  • Complete client documentation in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensure a holistic, quality approach to client care consistent with Compass’ Mission, Vision, Values.
  • Ability to provide services in French and/or second language (in addition to English) will be considered an asset.
  • Available to work flexible hours (evenings and/or weekends), required.


  • A Masters-level degree in Social Work or counselling-related field
  • Registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
  • 5 years counselling experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of therapeutic theories as they relate to domestic violence and trauma
  • EMDR training an asset
  • Demonstrated proficiency in operation and use of a computer, related technologies and software required for the role(s)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of the social service, justice, and health sectors an asset
  • Valid driver’s license, appropriate automobile insurance as required by Compass
  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge and experience working with Caseworks or other similar Client Management Software an asset
  • This position requires the candidate to produce a Vulnerable Sector Check satisfactory to the agency prior to commencement of employment.

This position is part-time, permanent.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by Friday December 17, 2021 at 5:00pm by email to:

Compass believes in a diversity-friendly work environment and encourages all people with the above qualifications, including those of all cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual/gender identities, abilities, and beliefs, to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position and regret that we are able to contact only those being invited for an interview.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Codes, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the agency’s Accommodation Policy, accommodations will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to FCSSGW.