Trainer Position

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While we welcome your application, we are not actively interviewing new trainer applicants in all places at this time.

Contract Role: Trainer

Location: We have interest in applications from: Regina, Saskatoon, Halifax, Montreal, Thunder Bay, Ottawa, St. John’s, Rankin Inlet, Whitehorse, and Yellowknife.

We encourage applications from trainers who are fluent in French, from Indigenous heritage, and from people representing other minorities.

Description: CTRI is seeking trainers to facilitate our existing workshops at various locations across Canada and the United States on a contract basis. This contract role is ideal for someone who works part-time and can travel very occasionally. CTRI Inc. is a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, based company that provides professional training and consulting services for individuals, communities and organizations affected or involved in working with issues of crisis, trauma and mental health. Examples of some of our workshops include:

  • Self-Injury Behaviour in Youth – Issues & Strategies (2 days)
  • De-escalating Potentially Violent SituationsTM (1 day)
  • Anxiety – Practical Intervention Strategies (1 day)
  • Addictions and Mental Illness – Working with Co-occurring Disorders (1 day)

We provide our trainers with teaching materials that include a participant resource manual, a PowerPoint, a lesson plan, and accompanying workshop videos.

Time requirement: Varies significantly depending upon each trainer’s availability and CTRI’s needs in the trainer’s home location. Initially trainers start out training only periodically. Our busier trainers may eventually train up to 6-8 days a month.


  • Education: Graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Family Therapy, etc.
  • Membership in a professional association or governing body related to the counselling profession
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong knowledge of workshop material

Trainer Supplies: All trainers supply the following presentation tools: LCD projector, computer and audio speakers.

To apply: Please submit a resume with references who can speak to your abilities as a trainer and a cover letter outlining both your clinical and training background. Also identify what workshops you are able to facilitate (view our list of workshops). Please confirm you have read our “Mission, Vision and Beliefs” and indicate your acceptance of the document.

Closing: Accepting applications throughout the year.

Follow-up: Please note that due to the high volume of interest, not all applicants will receive a follow-up email or phone call.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Nathan Gerbrandt, MSW, RSW
Managing Director, CTRI
[email protected]

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