Burnaby Youth Custody Services – Addiction Counsellor
Position : Burnaby Youth Custody Services Addiction Counsellor
Hours per week : 28 hours/week
Wage : $21.50/hour
This position requires flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
- Provides assessment, referral and counselling services to incarcerated youth affected by the use of drugs and alcohol/mental health issues.
- Implement and evaluate client service plans for individuals.
- Collaborate with other service providers to provide effective counselling services to the youth. Knowledge of community resources, treatment centres and social service networks and organizations.
- Strong leadership and inter-personal skills
- Social Services degree and/or addiction certification required
- At least two years’ experience working with high risk youth
- Addiction program experience
- Equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered
- Excellent communication skills
- Individual counselling and group facilitation skills
- Strong case management skills
- Program design experience an asset
- Experience in a custody setting an asset
Apply in confidence to
Lynda Fletcher-Gordon, Program Director
Apply here: https://www.indeed.ca/jobs?q=counselling&l=Vancouver%2C%20BC&vjk=4074b13752b38acb