JOB OPPORTUNITY: Counsellor (Counselling Program)
Counsellor Competition #10-19
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
We’re expanding our community counselling program in Vancouver, New Westminster, and Richmond, and looking for full and part-time counsellors!
As an FSGV Counsellor, you will have the opportunity to provide client centred counselling to adults, children, youth, and families while enjoying guaranteed hours, individual and group supervision, and a generous benefits program regular employees*.
ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)
Founded in 1928, FSGV is one of Vancouver’s largest and most respected community service agencies, supporting thousands of families and individuals across the Lower Mainland. With over 50 programs and 440 staff, our services help people build resiliency, develop skills and knowledge, and gain support and confidence to make positive changes in their lives. Our vision is “brighter tomorrows in which all people are resilient, confident, and filled with hope.”
Our Counselling Services Program is a Social Enterprise division of FSGV, providing community counselling with a range of fee options based on income and service type. Net proceeds from this service go back into providing subsidized counselling and supporting other FSGV programs that are building stronger families, supporting youth in overcoming homelessness, ending violence against women, children and seniors, and developing more inclusive communities. Come build your career, and contribute your skills in a setting where the work you do with your clients also has a benefit and impact in the wider community.
HERE’S WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER
The Counsellor is responsible for providing counselling to adults, children, youth and families in the Counselling Program (including CVAP, RHAP & WorkBC clients)
YOUR KEY CONTRIBUTIONS
WHAT YOU BRING
Additional qualifications of interest:
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
We are a client-focused agency, where our first priority is the client, their experience, and their wellbeing. FSGV provides counsellors with an ideal work environment where you can focus on delivering therapeutic services in a supportive team environment, without the need to promote or advertise, rent space, or deal with other expenses and business licenses and reporting.
Position types: Part-time regular (17.5 hours or more per week), Part-time hourly, or possible Full-time regular, 35 hours per week (if across 2 sites or in New Westminster)
Compensation: Starting wage of $29.04 per hour
*Benefits: FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.
Supervision: Individual and group supervision sessions, based on session hours per month (paid time)
Start Date: ASAP Closing date: when filled
HOW TO APPLY
FSGV is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #10-19 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up.
**if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the subject line of the email**
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders and sexual orientations, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.
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