Posted Jan 12, 2023Family Counsellor

Part-time

Details

Business: Yellowhead Community Services (YCS)
Address: Ashcroft, BC
Website: yellowheadcs.ca



Description

Status: Part-time position 20 hours/week

Position Summary

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.

Qualifications

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.

Remuneration

Successful candidate can expect a comprehensive extended health package and competitive wages with other similar
agencies.

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.

CONTACT:
YCS Selection Committee
612 Park Drive
Clearwater, BC
Phone: 250 674-2600 Fax: 250 674-2676
Email:  info@yellowheadcs.ca
Website: Yellowhead Community Services

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