Job Posting 94231

Archway Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
closes in 11 days (Sun, 11 Jun)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $37.73 per hour

JOB POSTING #2023-168-01

Montrose Wellness and Trauma Counselling


Wage: $37.74 per hour

Full time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Temporary until July 26, 2024 (possibility of an extension)  


Provide Wellness and Trauma Counselling Services

Join the team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location:  Abbotsford

On Site

Job Summary:

This position provides counselling within the range of services offered by the Montrose Wellness and Trauma and Abuse Counselling Programs at Archway Community Services.  The position includes intake, assessment, individual service plans, and individual counselling sessions, and provides clients with information about other relevant services.  The Counsellor assists clients in developing healthy coping skills, addressing trauma, and working toward identified goals. 

Your Role:

Archway’s Counsellor with the Montrose Wellness and Trauma Counselling Program contributes by:

  • Providing one-on-one counselling, in person or virtually, that may include psychoeducation, crisis support/referral, and trauma counselling as is appropriate for the client(s).
  • Gathering information about the client, conducting assessments, and identifying areas of concern.
  • Developing interpretive summaries and consulting with each client to create individualized service plans. 

This position is a great fit for someone who is interested in supporting clients who have experienced trauma.  

Our Offer

  • Wage: $37.74 per hour.
  • A full-time position at 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, to be available for shifts between the hours of 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Temporary position from July 26th 2023 to July 26th 2024 (possibility of an extension)
  • Benefits include:
    • Three weeks’ vacation in your first year, four weeks’ in your second year.
    • Paid professional development training.
    • Weekly clinical supervision sessions are provided to review client files and discuss modalities.
    • Other in-house training opportunities.
    • A great benefits package including extended health and dental, you choose your plan.
    • Employee and Family Assistance Program that includes online access to wellness resources.
    • Opportunities to network.
    • Rewarding work in a positive and supportive environment.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Master’s degree in counselling psychology or a related field.
  • Registered with a professional regulatory body such as the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, or Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
  • Experience in providing trauma counselling.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and active listening skills; able to communicate effectively and respectfully with people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Strong relationship buildings skills; able to build rapport, establish trust, and set appropriate boundaries.
  • Strong documentation skills; able to produce accurate and factual case notes in a timely manner. 
  • Strong computer skills; able to use Microsoft Office365, and virtual meeting platforms including Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
  • Ability to provide in-person service, and adherence to health and safety protocols.
  • Flexible availability to work some evenings to accommodate clients’ schedules.
  • A satisfactory criminal records check is a condition of employment.

Closing date is June 11, 2023


No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies. If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.

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