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Position
Stopping The Violence (STV) 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

Women’s Counselling Program (STV) Temporary Position – 6 Month Term (with potential to renew)

Our STV women’s counselling program provides individual counselling for women currently in or who have been involved in abusive relationships, are survivors of childhood abuse and/or are survivors of sexual assault. Counsellors assesses impacts on clients, determines group readiness if applicable, and provides support and one-on-one supportive counselling to women.

Individual and Intake Counsellor

Purpose: Provide one-to-one supportive counselling to women in crisis with a
direct and proactive goal to provide safety, referral, immediate assistance and short-term service.

Site: Main office of ACAWS, 3082 3rd Ave

Hours: 35 hours per week

Skills: One-on-one supportive counselling experience with sexually abused women Knowledge of and experience in violence and sexual abuse trauma and behavioural outcomes
Flexibility and able to work with and refer to outside agency staff Knowledge of community resources and services
Knowledge of vicarious trauma
Good boundaries and healthy in own life Use of automobile not required

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work plus at least three years directly
related experience; preferred feminist background.
• Recent specialized training in trauma informed practice and /or abuse
desired.

Salary: General Service Agreement - HSA union Grid 14. This is a Union position

Start Date: Immediately

Apply: By email only to efrood@acaws.ca by noon August 9, 2019
Phone
(250) 724-7111
Email
efrood@acaws.ca
Website
http://www.acaws.ca
Closing Date
09/08/2019
09/08/2019