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Interim Internship Coordinator

Posted: April 3, 2023


The Interim Internship Coordinator role is an on-campus or remote position and will be responsible for the coordination of internships in the Seminary Counselling programs. This position will have some flexibility in working hours.

Committed to the Seminary Mission: “Briercrest Seminary provides graduate learning pathways toward ministry excellence, personal development, and vocational competency, which are grounded in biblical and theological reflection and equip students to serve God’s kingdom in diverse contexts.”

Note: This is a 16 hour/week, 10-month term position (Aug 2023-Jun 2024)


  • Agreement to live within the Briercrest Institutional Covenant and align with the mission, vision, and values of Briercrest College and Seminary
  • A minimum of a master’s degree in counselling
  • Membership in a professional association (CAMFT/RMFT preferred)
  • Five years experience as a therapist (preferred)
  • Supervisor training and status (preferred)
  • High level of professionalism and ethical behaviour
  • A self-starter with strong organizational and administrative abilities
  • Proficient in networking and developing partnerships


  • Coordinate Placement Opportunities
    • Work with students to find appropriate placements
    • Support students in finding external clinical supervisors
    • Support MFT students in getting supervisors approved through CAMFT as approved alternates when needed
    • Network to develop placement partnerships
  • Supporting Interns
    • Providing opportunities to meet with students who need support
    • Support both interns and placements when difficulties arise
    • Supporting interns who need extensions (frequently students need more than 1 year and require a 6-month extension granted by this role)
    • Serve as a liaison between counseling students and placements
  • Administrative Support
    • Approve internship documents
    • Communicate with Academic Services for registration, extensions, final grade, and setting up insurance for students
    • Tracking hours for and supporting upcoming graduating interns to ensure that they are on track to graduate
  • Marking
    • Mark monthly reports ensuring that students are staying within the 1:5 supervision ratio and supporting students with any questions or concerns noted in their reports
    • Mark mid and final evaluations and all papers. Respond to any concerns from the supervisor or student as indicated in the report
  • Clinical Supervision: Provide group supervision for students needing additional supervision support
  • Department Responsibilities
    • Attend regular department meetings
    • Communicatee with Program Coordinators to discuss any concerns as well as to ensure that program coordinators approve of students starting internship


  • This position reports to the Seminary Program Coordinator


To apply, please email a cover letter, résumé/CV, names of three references and any specified documents to the Human Resources office at hr@briercrest.ca.

All Briercrest College and Seminary employees are required to sign and adhere to our Institutional Covenant. Please review the covenant prior to submitting your application.