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Stopping the Violence Counsellor – Permanent, Part time



Position:         Stopping the Violence Counsellor

Reporting to:  MHSS Team Leader

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

Hours:             18.5 hours per week – Permanent Part-Time

Salary:             Grid 14-P         $33.83 – $41.32

We are looking for a Stopping the Violence Counsellor to join our Sources Oceanside team! This position provides individual and group counselling to women over the age of 19 who have experienced violence or abuse in relationships, childhood abuse, or sexual assault.  The STV counsellor will work with women to explore the circumstances that brings them to counselling, work together to identify goals for counselling and implement interventions focused on stabilization and safety for women. Working from a Feminist and Trauma-informed perspective the STV counsellor will support women in understanding the emotional, cognitive, and physical impacts of experiencing abuse and violence, develop and strengthen coping skills, build self-efficacy, create a deeper understanding of the power imbalances that influence the relationship with self and others and support them in their healing journey.

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.


  • ·         Undergraduate Degree in a 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 PEACE Program 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: