Job Posting 69976

Stopping the Violence Counsellor
Boundary Women's Coalition
Kootenay, Grand Forks, BC
closes in 50 days (Tue, 1 Jun)
full time  •  45,000.00-55,000.00


Position: Stopping the Violence Counsellor


Boundary Women’s Coalition is a non-profit organization providing services throughout the Boundary area to women and children affected by violence. Boundary Women’s Coalition is seeking applications for the position of a Stopping the Violence Counsellor. This position is 36.5 hours a week.



Provide group and individual counselling to those who identify as female, who are 19 years or older and have been impacted by violence or abuse in relationships, sexual assault and/or childhood abuse.



  • Provide services to the Boundary Region in a manner that reflects the needs of the women. Travel to surrounding communities required
  • Ensure services will be accessible to all women regardless of race, religion, culture, sexual orientation or social/economic condition
  • Use an individual and/or group approach within a feminist and trauma-informed perspective.
  • Liaise with and make referrals to other local agencies
  • Maintain accurate, up to date records as required
  • Participate in quality assurance, support supervision/consultation, intake and staff meetings
  • Perform other related duties as required, including developing group facilitation skills with other partners to support group delivery



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in counselling, social work, human services or related field or the equivalent of education, relevant experience and training in the domestic violence field
  • At least 3 years’ relevant work experience including a demonstrated knowledge in the counselling of women who have experienced various forms of violence and abuse
  • Experience in counselling within a feminist framework
  • Knowledge of group process and facilitation techniques
  • Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Efficient time, organizational and stress-management skills
  • Ability to work as a team and independently
  • Ability to work and network with other members of the community
  • Ability to pass a criminal record check
  • Valid driver’s license and well maintained vehicle


Send  your resume and letter of interest indicating how you meet the qualifications to:


Deadline for applications:  Open until position is filled.


Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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