Day Supervisor

Full-time Permanent

Virtual Intensive Treatment Program

Application Deadline: August 17th, 2022

About Renascent: 

Renascent is an accredited leader in the addiction treatment field, with a legacy of serving people impacted by substance addiction for over 50 years. As a community non-profit organization, Renascent is committed to its mission of helping save lives through compassionate, transformative, evidence-based addiction and mental health programs, and is guided by values of compassion, integrity, community, diversity and inclusion, and lived experience. Renascent’s accredited treatment programs provide person-centered care within an abstinence-based model, integrating 12-step facilitation with current best practice clinical and medical approaches. A diversity of treatment program options are offered, including community inpatient intensive treatment, virtual intensive treatment, and outpatient continuing care and alumni programs. Due to the impact of addiction on families, specialized programs and support are offered for loved ones and family members, including children.

About the Position:

Reporting to the Manager, Virtual Intensive Treatment Program the Day Supervisor is accountable for the day-to-day operations of the day Virtual Intensive Treatment Program stream. The Day Supervisor direct reports, include counsellors as well as supervised volunteers.       

Key Responsibilities:

This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Supervise and support the addiction counsellors in all aspects of interacting with clients, volunteers, family members, and future clients.
  • Participate in clinical activities including intake, screening, assessment, admission, orientation, treatment planning, goal-setting, counselling and referrals.
  • Manage, supervise, and monitor the scheduling of program activities and staff responsibilities.
  • Ensure the daily, weekly, and monthly addiction treatment program and activities are carried out in accordance with Renascent program guidelines.
  • Provide on-going consultation, coaching and support of the development and learning of all staff. Liaise with the Manager of the Virtual Intensive Treatment Program.
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly clinical management activities with the VITP Manager.
  • Interact with head office staff in areas such managing corporate clients, program development, policy development, practice development, fundraising and promotional activities.
  • Manage all administrative activities within the program with Program Coordinator.


  • Degree or certificate in social services, and/or work experience in the field of addictions.
  • Lived experience of addiction and recovery and active involvement in a 12-Step program for alcoholism/addiction is required.
  • ICADC certification would be an asset, or working towards certification.
  • Three to five years’ supervision experience preferred, ideally in the addictions field.
  • Experience implementing and evaluating technological communication solutions.
  • Teamwork and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and dispute resolution skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and manage a wide variety of issues daily.
  • Good administrative and accounting skills.
  • Extensive knowledge, understanding and experience with addiction.

Submitting an Application: 

Interested applicants are invited to apply on or before August 17th, 2022. Including a cover letter in your application package is strongly encouraged.

Contact email address: hrresume@renascent.ca

Renascent wishes to thank all individuals who apply for this position, however, only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Renascent is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and providing equal access and opportunity for all