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Supervisor/Counsellor for WAVAW Program
Agency / Organization
Cowichan Women Against Violence Society
Contact name
Jane Sterk
Executive Director
#103-255 Ingram Street
British Columbia
Postal Code
V9L 1P3
Note: This job opening is being posted internally and externally. The hiring process will adhere to CWAV hiring policies related to internal candidates.

Posting Number: 2017-04
Posting Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Closing Date: 5 PM Friday, March 17, 2017
Position: Permanent, benefited
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Executive Director (ED)
Hours: 28 hours per week
Location: 103, 255 Ingram Street
Start Date: Negotiable
Description: Supervisor/Counsellor for WAVAW Program
Wage: $30.90 per hour, reviewed after 6 months

The WAVAW Program Supervisor/Counsellor is responsible for the overall coordination and supervision of the Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) programs. The Program Supervisor/ Counsellor also provides direct services to CWAV clients; this includes ongoing counselling and some crisis intervention for survivors of childhood abuse, sexual assault and violence in relationships.

Qualifications: The WAVAW Program Supervisor/Counsellor must have:
• A minimum of three to five years of recent experience in a comparable position involving direct counselling experience and the supervision of staff doing the same work.
• A Masters’ degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and education in a directly related field, including analysis, knowledge and training in trauma counselling. Understanding of the use of EMDR in working with trauma is an asset.
• Advanced supervision training or willingness to upgrade at own expense.
• Strong feminist analysis of violence against women and counselling experience using a feminist approach.
• Strong awareness and analysis of the various issues of oppression.
• Extensive experience in non-profit society and women’s organization environments.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Competence on computers with comfort with Word, Excel, data management and use of the internet.
• Have proven ability to work cooperatively with service providers in the community.
• A personable, flexible and self-directed approach.
• Superior group facilitation skills.

Email Letter of Application and Resume to: Jane Sterk, Executive Director, or fax to 250-748-9364.
Closing Date