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Position
STV Counsellor
Agency / Organization
Surrey Women's Centre
Contact name
Shahnaz Rahman
Title
Executive Director
Address
10075 Whalley Boulevard
City
Surrey
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V3S-4J6
Description
Women's Counsellor

Surrey Women’s Centre is CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF VICTIM by providing a wide
range of Crisis, Court and Counselling services to women and girls who experience domestic
violence, sexual assault, child abuse and other forms of gender-based violence. We are currently
hiring a Women’s Counsellor.

This position is Full Time (35 hours), Monday-Friday 9:30AM - 5:00 PM. Starting hourly wage
is between $23.00-$26.00/hour - Competitive benefits package offered. Opportunities for
Professional Development and Clinical Supervision offered.
Fluency in Punjabi is an asset. Diversity is encouraged. Indigenous, LGBTQ2S and counsellors
fluent in languages other than English and Punjabi are encouraged to apply.
Job Summary:
STV counsellors provide counselling and related support to adult women who have experienced
relationship violence, sexual assault, and/or childhood abuse. All work is conducted from a
feminist and trauma-informed perspective of violence against women and children, and within a
harm-reduction framework.
Key Responsibilities:
• To provide individual counselling and group-based psycho-educational counselling for
adult women survivors of violence.
• To maintain accurate up-to-date records and case notes, including documentation of all
client contacts, referrals to and consultation with community agencies and professionals.
• To work collaboratively with program administration to manage and develop the
program, including waitlist management and collecting monthly statistics.
• To promote community awareness of SWC, its services, and issues related to violence
against women.
• To enhance communication and support effective team development both within the
counselling program, and at SWC.
• To consult, network and liaise with community agencies and professionals to maintain
up-to-date information on available resources, and to maintain positive community
relations and build mutually beneficial partnerships.
Qualifications:
• Degree in a related human/social service field or a combination of education, training and
experience.
• Demonstrated experience providing crisis intervention, individual and/or group
counselling for women survivors of violence from a feminist, harm-reduction and
trauma-based perspective.
• Fluency and counselling proficiency in Punjabi is an asset.
• Knowledge of appropriate community resources and experience making referrals.
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse clientele, and cultural competency.
• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills.
• Excellent computer and administrative skills.

People of diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be screened
and interviewed as applications arrive.
Please send your resumes to Shahnaz Rahman ni@surreywomenscentre.ca
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Email
ni@surreywomenscentre.ca
Website
http://www.surreywomenscentre.ca/
Closing Date
31/07/2018
31/07/2018