Job Posting 99580

Sexual Assault Response Counsellor
Cameray Child & Family Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 4 days ago (Mon, 19 Feb)
part time  •  41.78

Cameray Child & Family Services is a non-profit organization that supports children, youth, and families in our community through counselling, education, outreach and advocacy. Our vision is connected people and connected communities.  We have provided services to the communities of Burnaby and New Westminster since 1972. All of our services are free of charge.


  • 1 part-time position at 25 hours a week starting as soon as possible.
  • To provide counselling for clients who have experienced sexual assault
  • Hours may include evening appointments


Key Responsibility Area – Counselling for clients who have experienced sexual assault

  • To function as part of a clinical team
  • To provide individual and group therapy for clients who have experienced sexual assault
  • To provide at least 50% of working hours in direct service to clients


Key Responsibility Area – Referral, Information and Consultation

  • To manage caseload in order to negate or minimize wait times
  • To provide occasional crisis intervention to clients
  • To work in collaboration with Cameray victim support worker
  • To liaise with other agencies/professionals regarding clients for purposes of consultation or referral


Key Responsibility Area – Community Liaison/Advocacy

  • To advocate for and to co-ordinate client services with victim support worker, other agencies and professionals
  • To promote the program in the community


Key Responsibility Area – Administration

  • Develop an appropriate treatment plan in conjunction with the client and conduct regular reviews of the treatment process
  • Maintain client files, recording client visits and key information, prepare client progress reports
  • Complete all required data collection, including clinical stats
  • Submit time sheets and other information as required


Key Responsibility Area – Professional Development

  • Keep abreast of development in the fields of sexual abuse and trauma counselling
  • Attend specified workshops and conferences
  • Network with colleagues  and other professionals in the field



  • M.S.W. or M.A. /M.Ed./Psychology
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience, including work with clients who experienced sexual assault
  • Training and experience sexual abuse counselling and individual and group therapy
  • In depth knowledge of sexual abuse dynamics
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Competence and comfort in working with diversity
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a professional team
  • Drivers License



  • This position is covered under a collective agreement; salary starts at $41.78/hr (increasing April 1, 2024)
  • Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQI2S individuals, and those from other marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.
  • Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record check.  Notarized copy of degree(s) certification required.
  • Must have access to a reliable car.


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