Job Posting 70260

FSEAP Counsellor
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 4 days (Sat, 15 May)
part time  •  $829.36 gross bi-weekly



Counsellor – Competition #34-21



Do you have a gift for building rapport in highly emotional situations?

Are you looking for an opportunity to deepen your clinical skills?

Would you thrive in a fast-paced team environment where the details





Family Services Employee Assistance Program (FSEAP) provides clinical counselling services to employees of client organizations who may be experiencing problems in their personal, family, or work lives. In addition, the program provides a variety of organizational services to its corporate clients, including workplace consulting and training, and critical incident stress management responses. As a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV), FSEAP is a fee-generating business, with all of its profits going to support the larger work of FSGV and the Greater Vancouver community.



The EFAP counsellor will provide clinical assessment, referral, and short-term counselling services to employees and family members, and as a member of Family Services’ EAP team, participate in program planning, development, and evaluation.



  • Education and Training: Master’s degree in a clinical discipline
  • Professional Registration: Membership in a professional registering body required (e.g., RCC, RSW, RPsych, etc)
  • Experience: At least five years of post-graduate clinical experience (or 2500 hours clinical experience), EAP experience or a second language an asset.



  • Superior clinical skills, including significant understanding of mental health and substance abuse issues and short-term, solution-focused treatment approaches
  • Superior case management skills, including knowledge of community resources and ability to assist clients to effectively access, utilize, and benefit from those resources
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage professional clinical records
  • Proficiency in communication and team-building
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Ability to maintain community relationships
  • Successful completion of criminal record check



Counselling Services

  • Conduct a biopsychosocial assessment of clients
  • Collaboratively develop SMART goals and service plans with clients
  • Provide short-term counselling services within a brief treatment, solution-focused clinical framework
  • Refer and bridge clients to community resources for specialized or intensive services
  • Provide effective case management and follow-up to ensure progress toward clinical goals


Other Responsibilities


  • Deliver health and wellness seminars and workshops to employees of customer organizations
  • Assist in program planning, development, and evaluation
  • Provide CIR consultation, assessment and response as required




FSEAP offers purposeful careers, serving the most vulnerable members of our community. This role offers you the opportunity to make a positive impact in our community. We provide a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.


FSEAP supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.


Work Hours: part time– 14 hours per week (includes 1 evening shift or a weekend shift) More hours available if presenting seminars, workshops or CISM.


Salary: $829.36 gross bi-weekly salary


Location: Vancouver or Richmond– at least one shift in the East Vancouver office with seeing some face-to-face clients following Worksafe safety protocols and the possibility to work remotely from home with telephone and video counselling during the pandemic.



If this describes you, please submit your resume and cover letter to us: 


Post End Date: Open until filled


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 expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.


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 #34-21 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up.

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