Posted Sep 18, 2023Family Councilor
Business: Yellowhead Community Services (YCS)
Address: Ashcroft, BC
Status: Part-time position 20 hours/week
Providing counselling services to a broad-based community population. The target population is adults with children.
Services will include individual and/or family sessions as needed. Services may include topics such as sexual assault, family violence, family dynamics, sexual abuse, coping skills, substance abuse and other issues that are determined as relevant and necessary. There will be opportunities to provide workshops and other resources to clients. The position will require skills and knowledge working with indigenous clients, as well as making referrals to medical/mental health or other counselling services. Sessions may take place in the office, in the family home, via phone or virtually. Appointments may involve some evening sessions.
Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in a Health, Behavioral, or Social Science field relevant to the
position. Two (2) years’ recent clinical experience related to mental health, alcohol and drug treatment and experience
working with women and children directly affected by domestic violence is an asset. Current valid class 5 BC Driver’s
License & satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Valid OFA Level 1 First Aid or equivalent is an asset.
Successful candidate can expect a comprehensive extended health package and competitive wages with other similar
This position will remain posted until filled. Only Short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Yellowhead Community Services Society is an integrated health/social service agency with the main office located in the
beautiful North Thompson Valley serving Clearwater, Barriere, Lillooet and Ashcroft. Our agency is a grassroots
organization that strives to bring excellent professional social/health services to our communities.