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PEACE Program Counsellor – Temporary, Part Time

27 April, 2021| INTERNAL / EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

COMPETITION NO. 21-046A

Position:         PEACE Program Counsellor

Reporting to:  MHSS Team Leader

Location:         Parksville & Surrounding Area, Vancouver Island, B.C.

Hours:             7.5 hours per week – Temporary Part-Time
(3-month assignment with the possibility of extension)

Salary:             Grid 13-P         $32.51 – $39.07

We are looking for a PEACE Program Counsellor to join our Sources Oceanside team! This position provides counselling, education and advocacy support to children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have witnessed domestic violence. Provides emotional and parenting support for parents regarding the impact on their children of witnessing violence. Plans, prepares and conducts group/individual counselling sessions in both the Parksville and Qualicum Beach locations with children and their families and develops and implements a plan for counselling, which builds on existing family strengths. This position requires some travel within the Oceanside area.

About Sources

Sources is a community-based non-profit organization that provides help, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George and Parksville, B.C. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We provide services such as food banks, counselling, advocacy services, and community living programs. At Sources we value respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Sources Oceanside

Sources Oceanside is a multi-service organization, serving communities in the Oceanside corridor.  With locations in Parksville and Qualicum Beach offering a well-established Child Development Centre as well as a wide range of Mental Health and Social Services.  Our vision is that all children, youth and families live in a healthy environment.

Qualifications:

  • ·         Bachelor’s degree in a related human / social service field.
  • ·         Two (2) years recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • ·         Familiar and comfortable working with Microsoft Office products.
  • ·         Must possess a valid BC Driver’s License and a reliable vehicle.
  • ·         Clear Criminal Record Check.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Benefits (when eligible):

  • ·         100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental.
  • ·         Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage.
  • ·         Employee & Family Assistance plan.
  • ·         Pension plan.
  • ·         Generous paid time off.

Closing Date: 4 May, 2021

Please note:     This posting will be joined with Competition No. 21-046A for Stopping the Violence Counsellor and offered as one position to total 26 hours per week.

How to apply: Please email your completed application form, cover letter and resume to:
Jane Allen: jallen@sourcesbc.ca