Counsellor: Children Who Witness Abuse (position filled)

UPDATE — April 5, 2017 — Position has been filled

Provides individual and group counselling to children who have witnessed violence within their home environment; supports caregivers by providing them with the relevant information regarding the impact of abuse on children, counsels caregivers on parenting issues, referring them to the appropriate services as required; responds to the need to provide public information and education on the effects of witnessing abuse and on dating violence.

Term and hours : Permanent part-time; 70 hours per month; majority of hours in Nakusp with travel to New Denver office as required.

Qualifications : A Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Care or related area. Two years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in the area of individual and group work, counselling of children and families; excellent knowledge of the dynamics of family violence. Successful candidate must pass criminal record check and have a valid drivers licence.

Pay : As per HSA Collective Agreement – Grid 8, Step 1, $28.93/hr

Posting open until position filled

Please respond in writing with resume and cover letter to :

Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services
Attn : Denise Holmstrom, HR Manager
mail : Box 100, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0
fax : 250-265-3378
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Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Services is an equity employer and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of our organization. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.