Family Therapist
Archway Society for Domestic Peace

About Archway Society for Domestic Peace (Vernon, BC)

At Archway Society for Domestic Peace we are committed to the empowerment of women, children and families in our community.  We are a purpose-driven organization with a shared sense of belonging, working collaboratively to cultivate a safe space that respects and supports the traditions, rights, choices and voices of all staff and clients.

We invest in our people – we offer competitive wages, a generous benefits package that includes employer-paid extended health and dental benefits, a defined pension plan, and a supportive team environment where we foster respect, trust, connection and collaboration. We are committed to the personal and professional development of our team via on-going training, clinical support, an employee wellness program and an Employee Family Assistance program for all staff.

Come join us! Create a better world and join a team that supports your personal and professional growth.


Summary of the role:

As the Family Therapist, you will develop, implement, and evaluate family‑based therapeutic programs and interventions. You will assess clients’ social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioural issues and provide clinical counselling to meet client needs.

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  • Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology, Social Work or a related field
  • Two years recent related experience in clinical counselling with families
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong cultural competency and socially inclusive practice.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated skills and ability to work from a feminist perspective.
  • Knowledge of child development, family systems, impact of trauma on children, youth and adults
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ways intergenerational trauma and/or residential schools may impact parenting and parent-child connection
  • Knowledge of family therapy approaches, such as systems theory and attachment theory
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • High level of critical thinking and professional judgement.
  • Proven intake and needs assessment skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and coordinate multi-disciplinary case management teams.


Additional Job Information:

A satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required for this role
This position requires membership with the BC Government and Service Employees Union- BCGEU
A valid driver’s license and availability of a personal vehicle in good operating condition for work purposes.
Archway Society has an Accredited Facility Dog in the Community Programs and the canine may be present in meetings attended by the person in this position.

Resumes from qualified candidates who identify as First Nations, Metis, Inuk, Black, trans, a person with a disability, or an individual from other equity seeking groups are encouraged to apply. 


To Apply:

Please submit resume with cover letter to quoting Competition #2023-003.

Anne-Marie Hague
HR Administrator
2400 46 AVE
V1T 9N5
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