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3 Current Opportunities:

Senior Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor (3-4 days/week)

The Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society is seeking a passionate service provider to join our forward-thinking family as a Senior Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor (.6 – .8 Full Time Employee). Our mission at COEFS is to support and empower those affected by sexual abuse, exploitation and violence in the Central Okanagan. Our Senior Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor will help bring this mission to life!

The successful applicant will be a registered counsellor within BC and:

• Possess a master’s degree in counselling, clinical social work, or psychology.
• Possess knowledge of working within a feminist framework.
• Extensive training in working with adult, youth, and child survivors.
• Demonstrate 5+ years of clinical experience within the field of trauma-informed treatment.
• Fluid and at ease in an individual, group, and family counselling environment.

Driven to affect positive and lasting change within our society, our trauma counsellor will have:

• Excellent oral, written and facilitation communication skills.
• Experience working with government contracts.
• Experience with program design, implementation, and delivery.
• Experience with outcome monitoring and client management systems.
• Work well independently and as a member of a dynamic team.
• Actively support and represent the program and our Society to the community in a positive and professional manner.
• Supervisory experience is considered an asset.

COEFS values and empowers its family members and therefore offers extensive benefits along with the opportunity to work flex hours.

TO APPLY:

Please forward a copy of your cover letter and resume to Chris Mahoney at: executivedirector.efry@coefs.ca by May 10, 2021.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

COEFS thanks you for your interest and passion in wanting to make a difference and joining our family.

 

Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor (3-4 days/week)

The Central Okanagan Elizabeth Fry Society (COEFS) is seeking a passionate service provider to join our forward-thinking family as a Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor. Our mission at COEFS is to support and empower those affected by sexual abuse, exploitation and violence in the Central Okanagan and our Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor will help bring this mission to life!

The successful applicant will be a registered counsellor within BC and:

· Possess a master’s degree in counselling, clinical social work, or psychology.

· Possess knowledge of working within a feminist framework.

· Training in working with adult, youth, and child survivors of sexual assault.

· Experience within the field of trauma-informed treatment and other counselling modalities.

· Fluid and at ease in an individual, group, and family counselling environment.

Driven to affect positive and lasting change within our society, our Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor will have:

· Experience in various clinical modalities, including brief or solution focused trauma informed therapies.

· Experience working with survivors of sexual assault.

· Excellent oral, written and facilitation communication skills.

· Experience with program design, implementation, and delivery.

· Experience with outcome monitoring and client management systems.

· Working well independently and as a member of a dynamic team.

· Actively support and represent the program and our Society to the community in a positive and professional manner.

COEFS values and empowers its family members and therefore offers extensive benefits along with the opportunity to work flex hours.

TO APPLY:

Please forward a copy of your cover letter and resume to Chris Mahoney at executivedirector.efry@coefs.ca by May 17, 2021.

 

Front Desk Administrative / Intake Support (35 hrs/week. $18-$20/hr)

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, while supporting the Society’s mission statement, the Front Desk Administrative/Intake Support position uses a forward-thinking, out of the box and creative approach that will be responsible for supporting various administrative projects and day-to-day duties for our organization, supporting our intake processes and being the first line of contact for all clients, visitors, and staff. The successful incumbent’s goal is to support the organization and its mission while being an upbeat and focused member of our team that strives for excellence within all aspects of their work.

KEY ATTRIBUTES & DUTIES:

· A welcoming and approachable demeanor with a positive, open, flexible, and ‘can-do’ approach.

· Practices an empathetic trauma informed approach in all client-based interactions.

· Providing accurate information, resources, practical and emotional support to in-crisis clients in-person and over the phone.

· Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times.

· Answer all incoming phone calls and re-direct phone calls accordingly.

· Scheduling/ re-scheduling intake appointments, follow-up appointments and processing cancellations.

· Ordering office supplies.

· Filing and sorting and re-distribution of daily mail & couriers.

· Cheque signing and bank deposits.

· COVID screening & office disinfection as per executive team’s direction.

· Prepare and distribute documents, reports, and information as per the Executive Director’s direction.

· Office management (Kitchen, boardroom, main-areas, washrooms)

· Special projects as assigned by the Executive Director or designate.

EDUCATION:

· Bachelor of Administration Diploma with 2 or more years of relevant experience.

· Possess a strong technical background in the use of computers and computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

· Strong knowledge of resources available within the central Okanagan to provide specialized support for our clientele.

· Strong understanding and application of trauma informed practice an asset.

TO APPLY:

PLEASE FORWARD A COPY OF YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO: Chris Mahoney, at executivedirector.efry@coefs.ca by May 17, 2021

 

 

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