Job Posting 70486

Adult Counsellor
SAIF Society
Edmonton area, St Albert & Sturgeon County
closes in 13 days (Fri, 21 May)
part time  •  $40-45/hr

This is a part time short term position (12-14 hrs/wk, 6 months). Hours are mostly afternoons, evenings and the occasional weekend in order to best meet the needs of clients as well as regular case conferencing and clinical supervision. This role offers an hourly rate of $40-45/hr for counselling and group facilitation and does not include a benefits package at this time. We offer a friendly, dedicated, and passionate work environment and we're looking for someone who will fit with our culture and team.


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assessment, treatment planning, short term counselling interventions and case management for adult clients impacted by family violence and abuse;
  • Develop curriculum, coordinate and facilitate psycho-education and support groups for adults as directed and approved by the Clinical Supervisor;
  • Complete intakes, phone and email consults, and collaborate in providing group counselling to adults who have witnessed and/or experienced domestic violence;
  • Attend and participate in case conferences, clinical supervision and staff meetings as required;
  • Maintain documentation on client files according to ethical codes and clinical standards of practice for the Alberta professional regulatory body with which you are registered;
  • Develop and/or enhance relationships with St. Albert, Sturgeon County and other rural and municipal community partners within the sector;
  • Other duties as required as part of being a member of SAIF’s staff team.

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Masters level degree in counselling or social work with clinical focus (e.g. MC, MSc, MEd, MSW, etc.), and either in progress to, or being registered with, a professional designation such as CCC, Registered Psychologist, RSW;
  • Awareness of gender issues, human rights issues, violence prevention, etc;
  • Experience in public speaking and/or teaching and/or curriculum design is considered an asset.

Our Ideal Candidate has:

  • The ability to develop rapport, case conceptualization and motivate clients towards change.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, anti-oppression principles and practices with experience in trauma-informed and client-centred counselling;
  • A high degree of proficiency in both oral and written communication.
  • Computer literacy, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and digital clinical record programs.
  • A strong attention to detail when required; is able to multi-task and prioritize their own workload.
  • The ability to work collaboratively on a multi-disciplinary team and demonstrate leadership when needed.

We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as members of Black, racialized or visible minority communities, Indigenous Peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2S+, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at


Please note that resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. We appreciate all those who take the time to apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your complete application in confidence to Areni Kelleppan, Executive Director via email .


Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle required.
  • Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Check required.
  • Proof of professional registration.

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