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Mental Health Therapist

School & Student Support

Location: All Areas within FVSD

Competition #: 16505

Date Posted: August 21st, 2023

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

The Fort Vermilion School Division is accepting applications for a Mental Health Therapist (1.0 FTE) to coordinate and provide services in the La Crete and surrounding communities. The Mental Health Therapist will work within a collaborative team that provides a range of prevention, proactive and intervention services within inclusive school environments in an effort to develop, nurture and enhance the mental and emotional wellbeing of children, youth and families.

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling/Educational Psychology/Social Work with clinical designation or related health sciences field
  • Eligible for membership with the appropriate professional body in Alberta if applicable
  • 3 years’ experience in child, youth and family counseling
  • Experience in clinical assessment and therapy
  • Strong organizational and case management skills
  • Experience with universal and targeted skill building programming in schools
  • Strong understanding of an educational setting
  • Ability to establish rapport with students, families and community agencies
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills
  • Experience leading a team
  • Ability to lead and supervise others
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required
  • Understanding of local cultures an asset
  • Knowledge of Fort Vermilion School Division schools and community agencies an asset

Start Date:  September 5, 2023                             

Hours:  35 hours per week

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary range from $78,000 to $92,941 per year, depending on qualifications and experience
  • Applicable benefits following a successful probationary period of 3 months
  • Maximum of 200 days around the operational days within the school year calendar

Specific details regarding this position may be obtained from Natalie Morris, Supervisor of Connectivity at


Application must include: 

  • A cover letter
  • resume outlining educational background, including post-secondary education and experience 
  • Transcripts of post-secondary education 
  • Names, addresses, and contact information of at least 2 current references

Vulnerable Sector Check & Intervention Record Check:

  • The VSC dated within 6 months, may follow your application, and must be presented as a condition of employment.
  • The IRC dated within 6 months, may follow your application and must be presented as a condition of employment only if it is applicable to you.  
  • Click here for more VSC / IRC information.


Email Application to:   


Deadline:  Open until filled