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Position
Counsellor - Stopping the Violence Program
Agency / Organization
Family Services of the North Shore
Contact name
Kathleen Whyte
Title
Senior Manager of Human Resources
Address
751 Donegal Place
City
North Vancouver
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V7M 2H4
Description
Family Services of the North Shore is an accredited not-for-profit community-based agency committed to making a lasting and deep impact in our community through counselling, support, education and volunteer programs.

As a valued member of the staff, you will have the opportunity to work for an organization that respects its employees, values work / life balance and provides a workplace where interactions are carried out in a spirit of collaboration, cooperation and communication

The Program:
The Stopping the Violence program delivers counselling to women who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual abuse and / or childhood abuse as well as trafficked women.

The Job:
This is a temporary .6 FTE (21 hours per week) position beginning as soon as possible and ending March 31, 2019.

You will work in our Stopping the Violence program providing individual and possibly group counselling to women survivors of childhood abuse, women who have experienced sexual assault and women who have experienced violence in their relationships and / or other trauma.

In order to accommodate the schedules of clients, evening and Saturday hours are required.

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have:
• A minimum of one year of experience counselling female clients who have experienced domestic violence.
• A clinical framework that includes working from a trauma informed and feminist model of practice and a clear understanding of equity and inclusion and how that is reflected in the therapeutic relationship.
• Solid file documentation practices.
• Language proficiency in Farsi, Korean, Mandarin or Cantonese is an asset as is experience working with First Nations women.

The Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in counselling psychology, social work or a related field.
• Current RCC, AAMFT, CCC, or RSW registration or be in the process of attaining registration.
• Specialized training in trauma work or EMDR is an asset.

Family Services of the North Shore is committed to creating a diverse workforce. Persons of diverse cultures and backgrounds are encouraged to apply, and if you so choose, to identify yourself as such.

Please respond, in confidence, with cover letter and resume to:
Kathleen Whyte
Senior Manager of Human Resources
Family Services of the North Shore
careers@familyservices.bc.ca

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Email
careers@familyservices.bc.ca
Website
https://www.familyservices.bc.ca
Closing Date
20/05/2018
20/05/2018