Stopping the Violence Counsellor
Boundary Women's Coalition
Kootenay, Grand Forks, BC
closes in 50 days (Tue, 1 Jun) full time
BOUNDARY WOMEN’S TRANSITION HOUSE
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
How to Apply
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Boundary Women's Coalition, Box 181, Grand Forks, BC 250-442-3131
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