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Current Posting:

Position Title: Counsellor and Facilitator

Reports to: Director of Programs & Clinical Practice

Hours: 30-37.5 per week

Terms: One Year Term

Start Date: February 2018

Salary: Negotiated

Closing date: January 26, 2018 4:30pm

General Responsibilities:

– Conduct intake interviews and assessments/screening of potential program participants.

– Assess client progress and maintain confidential records in client database systems.

– Provide 1:1 counselling for women who have experienced trauma living with mental and physical health issues such as: impacts of colonization including residential school experiences, complex PTSD, depression, anxiety, addiction issues, grief and loss, anger, chronic illness.

– Plan and deliver curriculum focused on trauma recovery and employment readiness with an emphasis on cultural safety, resource building and strengthening resilience.

– Facilitate psycho-educational employment readiness and trauma healing groups

– Organize and maintain client intake systems and protocols including client follow-up.

– Participate in case conferencing and clinical debriefing with a multi-disciplinary staff team.

– Engage in crisis intervention, assessing suicide risk, creating safety plans, partnering with other community resources as needed.

– Refer clients to appropriate community resources and advocate when appropriate.

– Supervise undergraduate or graduate students in practicum placements.


– Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or Social Work plus registration with a professional counselling or social work association or an equivalent combination of education and experience (a minimum 3 years of professional counselling experience with women who have experienced violence, abuse and trauma).

– Education and skill with trauma-informed approaches such as: somatic experiencing mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, integrative mind/body/spirit approaches, traditional Indigenous healing practices, and career and life planning.

– Experience working in Indigenous communities with issues of trauma, abuse and residential school survivors is an asset.

– Experience with intake assessment and crisis intervention.

– Experience counselling 1:1 and leading psycho-educational groups.

– Working knowledge of community resources and social/legal systems.

– Experience with maintaining confidential client databases and client file notes.

Please submit your application by January 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm to: Gwen Davies, Director of Programs & Clinical Practice at