STV Counsellor and CBVS Support Worker
Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre


The Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre (KSACC) is looking to hire a Stopping the Violence (STV) Counsellor and Community-Based Victim Services support worker. STV Counsellors provide counselling and support services to self-identified women and non-binary people ages 19 and up who have experienced sexual assault, violence/abuse in relationships, or childhood sexual abuse. CBVS support workers help clients navigate the legal system; provide resources and community referrals; and accompany people who are called to be witnessed in criminal trials. This position is based out of KSACC’s Kamloops and Logan Lake offices. This is a permanent full-time position (35 hours per week).



  • Provide one-on-one counselling with adult clients
  • Ability to travel within Kamloops and between Kamloops, Logan Lake and Ashcroft
  • Client intake and assessment to determine program suitability
  • Referral to community agencies
  • Develop and implement support plans and counselling goals for adults
  • Monitor and evaluate client progress
  • Participate in case management with Clinical Supervisor and Counselling Programs Manager
  • Maintain internal statistics as well as statistics for funding body
  • Collaborate with community agencies when necessary to provide a holistic support plan
  • Advocate for clients when necessary
  • Provide psychoeducational material as necessary
  • Conduct consistent file management including the maintenance of client information, forms related to privacy and confidentiality, client notes and other items related to file management
  • Help clients navigate the legal system including offering options for reporting and providing court accompaniment
  • Provide crisis intervention as required
  • Other duties as needed



  1. Minimum 1 year one-on-one counselling experience
  2. Minimum 2 years of experience in the area of sexual violence or related trauma-informed practice
  3. Criminal record check



  • Undergraduate or master’s degree in psychology, social work, counselling or related field
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Understanding of the Canadian legal system
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; both verbal and written communication skills, organizational abilities, advocacy skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of agencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed counselling practices, feminist practice and counselling, sexual violence, sexual exploitation and offender patterns
  • Knowledge of relevant assessment and counselling techniques used with survivors of sexual violence
  • Direct program delivery experience in the community service sector with a demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policy
  • Capacity to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent computer skills and comfort using video conferencing technology
  • Demonstrated capacity to prioritize workload
  • Demonstrated capacity to adhere to privacy and confidentiality legislation and guidelines
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills



  • Three weeks paid vacation plus 8 scheduled, paid wellness days starting in first year of employment
  • Extra paid time off over Christmas holidays
  • Yearly professional development budget
  • Clinical supervision
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Your own office in our office space located downtown close to shops, restaurants, and Riverside Park
  • Wage of $27.09 – $29.29 based on experience and qualifications



To apply, please email the following to Jenn:

  1. Cover letter and resume detailing how your education and experience qualify you to work at KSACC
  2. 3 professional references
Jenn Johnson
Interim Agency Coordinator
601 - 235 1st Ave
V2C 3J4
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