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Job Number:  56735
Addictions Clinical Counsellor - 2019-19-01
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 26 August 2019
(in 3 days)
Archway Community Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Abbotsford Salary: $30.56 per hour - Union position

JOB POSTING 2019-19-01

Abbotsford Addictions Centre

Addictions Clinical Counsellor

Wage: $30.56 per hour as per BCGEU Bargaining Unit  

This is a union position

Full Time: 35 hr/wk



Archway Community Services has been helping people since 1969.  We provide more than 85 programs and services to clients at every stage of life.  Our vision for the future is justice, opportunities and equitable access for all.  We strive toward that goal by fostering community well-being and social justice through positive action and leadership.  Come help us help people.



We are looking to hire a dedicated counsellor to work specifically within our current team to expand connections with the Aboriginal population, to support front line workers that are working with the most vulnerable in our community, and to work with our team to enhance cultural knowledge and awareness to make our services more accessible for Aboriginal clients.  The counsellor in the new position will be involved in both outreach work and work in the office.  There may be some weekend and evening work necessary.  Our counsellors provide clinical services such as assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic counselling for adult and youth clients with substance misuse problems and their family members.  Provides liaison, consultation and prevention services to other professionals and the community.  Criminal Record Check and vehicle required.


Requirements and qualifications


Education and Certification:

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling with experience working addictions


  • Experience working with First Nations people and communities.

Knowledge and Skill Set

  • Knowledge of local First Nations culture and history as well as a willingness to incorporate various healing practices into a treatment plan are assets.
  • Understanding and ability to practice with a trauma informed, culturally sensitive approach.


  • Include any specific working condition that is required by may not be status quo:
    • A vehicle is required for this position.
    • A Criminal Record Check is required. 

Closing date is August 26, 2019



Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2019-19-01 in the subject line.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Email: a 

        Subject: Job Posting 2019-19-01


No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Archway Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all equity seeking groups.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Closing date is August 26, 2019
Interested applicants are to reference Posting 2019-19-01 in the subject line.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Subject: Job Posting 2019-19-01
Contact Details
Archway Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3S9
Tel: 6048597681
Fax: 604-859-6334
www:   www.archway.ca

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