Careers and Placements

The Jean Tweed Centre is a leading community-based organization that provides treatment, support and a safe place for women looking to overcome challenges with substance use, gambling and mental health. We are proud to employ a team of accomplished counsellors, therapists, educators and administrators who bring a high degree of skill, expertise dedication and commitment to their work.

Working at the Jean Tweed Centre

The Jean Tweed Centre has provided women-centred clinical services for more than 35 years. We are one only a handful of agencies focusing on the health and mental health needs of women in the areas of substance use and gambling.

The Jean Tweed Centre offers a dynamic, integrated and supportive working environment, with meaningful opportunities for growth and development. Many of our staff joined the team as students or volunteers.

We support and encourage learning at all levels, and we are committed to fostering an environment where every team member can make meaningful contributions to the lives of the women and families that we support.

Join Our Team

Interested in making a difference in the lives of countless women and their families?

Open opportunities will be posted here on an ongoing basis. Don’t see a position you are interested in? We invite you to submit your resume to and we will reach out if/when an appropriate position becomes available.

Student Placements

The Jean Tweed Centre is committed to the training, mentoring and supervision of students in academic programs, including:

  • Social Work (BSW and MSW programs)
  • Social Service Worker programs
  • Human Services programs
  • Business/management, public policy and evaluation and research programs

We may also consider students in other programs who have a particular interest in women and their families, substance use, mental health or gambling concerns.

Student placements are offered based on capacity, suitability, and the academic program’s established criteria. Depending on the placement focus, students may have opportunities to:

  • Observe and facilitate individual and/or group counselling and workshops
  • Engage in assessment, advocacy, outreach, documentation, evaluation, research and referrals
  • Participate in agency training, clinical consultation and team meetings
  • Access a wide range of staff-led education series for students
  • Deepen their understanding of women and families and substance use, mental health and gambling concerns

Interested in exploring a student placement? We invite you to submit your resume and student application form. For more information or to apply, email us at


We regularly offer opportunities for both clinical and non-clinical volunteers, who contribute to our common goal or helping women find hope, help and healing.