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Chetwynd

Thursday, April 12, 2018

 

Date Posted:

April 12-26, 2018

Job Order #
chet136
Full/Part-time:

Parttime 21 hrs/week, flexible to meet program needs

Employer/Location:

South Peace Community Resources Society
Dawson Creek, BC
Work Location:  Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Stopping the Violence Counselor

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

As per the Collective Agreement

Qualifications:

The Stopping the Violence Counselor will have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related human/social service field as well as one year experience in a supervised setting;

  • A combined four (4) years of education and experience; or

  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The Stopping the Violence Counselor must demonstrate:

  • A high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct;
  • An understanding of family violence, the dynamics of emotional, sexual and physical abuse and family systems;

  • An awareness of art/play therapy;

  • Cultural, social and economic awareness;

  • Empathetic listening support qualities;

  • Tact and diplomacy;

  • Sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude;

  • Good boundaries and self care practices;

  • A willingness to work flexible hours;

  • A strong understanding of and a commitment to a feminist informed practice; and

  • A person centered practical approach.

The Stopping the Violence Counselor will require:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Organization, prioritization and motivation skills;

  • Group facilitation and public presentation skills;

  • Excellent problem solving skills;

  • The ability to work independently and/or as part of a team;

  • The ability to work with people of diverse ages, cultures and personal situations;

  • Computer literacy in Excel, Word and email programs;

  • A valid Drivers License;

  • Crisis response training;
  • First Aid Certificate and Suicide Prevention & Intervention Certificate.

Duties:

The Stopping the Violence Counselor will provide safety and support to women who have been victims of various forms of abuse by:

  • Assessing the safety of the clients and their children and supporting clients in reducing their safety risks;
  • Providing counseling to women who have been victims of various forms of abuse;

  • Interviewing clients, preparing case histories, assessing problems and outlining services provided by the organization; and

  • Providing individual and group counseling to clients from a feminist and trauma based perspective using techniques such as therapeutic group counseling and self-skill workshops.

How to Apply:
Submit resumes to:
  • Lori Brooks, Human Resource Coordinator
    South Peace Community Resources Society
    PO Box 713 (10110-13 Street)
    Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H7
  • Fax:  250-782-4167
  • Email:  humanresources@spcrs.ca 

Competition Number:  1720

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
This position requires union membership.
This position is open to female applicants only.

Closing Date:

April 26, 2018

 

Date Posted:

April 12-26, 2018

Job Order #
chet137
Full/Part-time:

Parttime 26 hrs/week flexible to meet program needs

Employer/Location:

South Peace Community Resources Society
Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Children Who Witness Abuse Counselor

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

As per the Collective Agreement

Qualifications:

The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselor will have:

  • Bachelor degree in a related human/social service field as well as one year experience in a supervised childcare setting; or

  • Four years combination of education and experience.

The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselor must demonstrate:

  • A high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct.
  • An understanding of family violence, the dynamics of emotional, sexual and physical abuse and family systems.
  • An awareness of art/play therapy.
  • Cultural, social and economic awareness.
  • Empathetic listening and support qualities.
  • Tact and diplomacy.
  • Sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude.
  • Good boundaries and self care practices.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours.

  • A strong understanding or and a commitment to a feminist informed practice.

  • A person centred practical approach.
  • Capacity of working in extreme crisis and traumatic situations.

The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselor will require:

  • Must have an understanding of family violence, the dynamics of emotional, sexual and physical abuse and family systems.
  • An awareness of art/play therapy.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Good group facilitation and public presentation skills.
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Good relationship skills with staff, professionals, and agency personnel.
  • Ability to work as a team member with staff, service recipients, police, social workers, hospital workers and other pertinent individuals or professionals.
  • Independent ability to use computers and familiarity with relevant software programs.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License.
  • Crisis Response training.
  • First Aid certificate.
  • Suicide Prevention & Intervention certificate.
  • Understanding and competence in working with diverse cultures, particularly aboriginal people.
Duties:

The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselor/Group Facilitator is responsible for:

  • The planning and provision of individual and group counselling to children and/or their parents who have witnessed violence.
  • Promoting community awareness regarding the impact witnessing violence has on children.
  • Prevention activities in schools.
How to Apply:
Submit resumes to:
  • South Peace Community Resources Society
    Lori Brooks, Human Resource Coordinator
    PO Box 713, 10110-13 Street
    Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H7
  • Fax:  250-782-4167
  • Email:  humanresources@spcrs.ca

Competition Number: 1721

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
This position requires union membership.
This position is open to female and male applicants.

Closing Date:

April 26, 2018