Posted: May 3

Position: Counsellor Part time Counselling • Provide specialized individual counselling for female and male victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse • Counselling and support for victim’s family members, partners/spouse and friends • Develop and implement brief intervention, short or long-term counselling plan • Maintain accurate records, progress reports and other documentation of the agency • Maintain client data and ensure it is entered into agency’s database and statistical systems/programs • Share the responsibilities of providing Community Health Information presentations/workshops • Intakes and assessments • Crisis intervention during business hours Group Facilitator • Co-facilitate groups • Identify, develop, modify as needed a group curriculum for female and male survivors • Work with staff to implement groups • Assist in the implementation of group evaluation tools • Develop and implement client screening process • Assist with the preparation of weekly group sessions • Assist staff in research and preparing education material for group participants • Meet with co-facilitators to discuss progress of group process and evaluations • Complete paper work as group screening, consent forms, confidentiality, liability release forms etc. • Provide one on one counselling follow up for individual group participants as needed Qualifications • Degree in social work or psychology • Experience in individual and group counselling • Knowledge and professional experience in the area of sexual assault, abuse and violence • Thorough understanding of group dynamics and group process • Knowledge and application of various treatment/theoretical modules including crisis intervention • Excellent assessment skills • Excellent computer skills • Ability to maintain good working relationship with co-workers and other community agencies • Ability to work independently • Knowledge and experience in working with diverse client cultures • Experience and comfort with public speaking • Excellent written and verbal skills • Responsible, reliable, flexible Hours of Work • 21 hours per week 9 – 4:30 • Occasional after hours work