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Job Number:  40000
Child and Youth Counsellor
Job Posted: Saturday, 25 November 2017
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 December 2017
(62 days ago)
Boundary Family Services
Region: Kootenay Type: Negotiable / Flexible
Location: Grand Forks Salary: 21.49 -26.00

Child and Youth Counselling Positions available at

Boundary Family and Individual Services Society

Grand Forks, BC


In Community Child and Youth Mental Health Worker – 12 hours per week

Provides individual and/or group counseling and support to children, youth and caregivers while building service plans and programs that address the participant’s social, psychological, emotional and/or behavioral needs.


Sexual Abuse Intervention Program Worker – 9 hours per week

Provides a range of appropriate, timely and accessible assessment, treatment and/or support services to children and youth who have been sexually abused, and to children under the age of 12 with sexual behavior issues.


Children Who Witness Abuse Counsellor – 30 hours per week

CWWA Counsellor provides counseling, education and advocacy support to youth between the ages of 3-18 years old. These youth have witnessed or have been subjected to abuse primarily domestic violence. This includes children who have been through traumatic events. Provides emotional and parenting support to parents or caregivers regarding the impact on their children of the abuse or traumatic events.


Youth Outreach Worker – 8 hours per week

Youth Outreach services are directed toward youths that have lost connection or are at risk of loss of connection with their families and/or community. The Worker promotes the development and wellbeing of children and youth through individual and group case work, advocacy, engagement and referral to community support systems. The Youth Outreach Worker directs resiliency and capacity building measures toward higher risk children and youth.


Positions can be combined. Qualifications are dependent on position being applied for:

  • Master’s degree in related human/ social service field
  • Bachelor’s degree in related human/social service field
  • Two years recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • CPR and First Aid.
  • Class 5 driver’s license.


For further information, contact Teresa Viebrock at 250-442-2267 ext. 40241.


Please forward resume with indication of position(s) being applied for to


Applicants will be shortlisted and interviewed as resumes are received.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send application by mail or email with indication of which positions you are applying for.
Contact Details:
Boundary Family Services
PO Box 2498
1200 Central Ave.
Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0

Tel: (250)442-2267

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