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Position
Sexual Abuse Intervention (SAIP) Counsellor
Agency / Organization
Alberni Community & Women's Services Society
Contact name
Ellen Frood
Title
Executive Director
Address
3082 3rd Avenue
City
Port Alberni
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V9Y 2A5
Description
Job Posting Permanent Full-Time
Sexual Abuse Intervention Program (SAIP) Counsellor

Purpose

Alberni Community & Women’s Services is seeking a full-time Sexual Abuse Intervention Counsellor. This position supports children and youth that have been sexually assaulted and/or abused, are victims of sexual exploitation, are at high risk of exploitation, and/or who may not have disclosed abuse but may exhibit signs of abuse.

Start Date: tbd

Site: Located at the 3rd Avenue office of the agency

Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with an unpaid hour for lunch

Skills: The successful candidate will provide individual and/or group counselling and support to children and youth between the ages of 3 and 18. Using a variety of methodologies (CBT, Art &Play Therapy, and Psycho-educational tools), you will assist these children to heal from trauma.

We are looking for a candidate who:

• Brings diversity to our team
• Has a strong understanding of trauma, its effects, and appropriate
intervention strategies
• Has proven skills and experience working with vulnerable children and
youth
• Has proven skills in building and maintaining relationships with
community partners
• Believes strongly in a social justice approach to client service
• Is well organized and capable of working independently within a larger
team

Education: Masters Degree in Social Work, Child and Youth Care or related discipline, plus 4 years direct experience

Salary: HSA union Grid 16, level 1
NOTE – this position is subject to funding approval

This position requires Union Membership

Apply: If you are interested in being part of this exciting program, please send a Cover Letter and Resume, detailing how your education and experience make you the ideal candidate, to: efrood@acaws.ca by noon August 9, 2019

Only Candidates being considered will be contacted.
Phone
(250) 724-7111
Email
efrood@acaws.ca
Website
http://www.acaws.ca
Closing Date
09/08/2019
09/08/2019