Join us as a Youth Substance Use Counsellor in Castlegar!
Position Summary Job Title: Castlegar Youth Substance Use Counsellor Team: Staff Team Reports to: Youth Substance Use Counsellor Coordinator Hours/week: 32 hours/week (guaranteed hours until April 1, 2023; probable extension) Hourly wage: $23/hour Office Location: 349 Columbia Ave., Castlegar, BC Communities Served: Castlegar & surrounding Areas Application Deadline: currently open Send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Agency Summary Freedom Quest provides free, community-based, client-centered, low-barrier, confidential, voluntary, and non-judgmental services and programming to youth who are, or who are risk of being, adversely affected by substance use in the West Kootenay Boundary Region. Freedom Quest’s services and programming support these young people in experiencing new opportunities, overcoming barriers, preventing further adversity, building positive relationships, and developing the confidence and skills for life.
Position Summary The Castlegar Youth Substance Use Counsellor is anticipated to allocate their time to the tasks below, however, they have the flexibility to manage their own schedule and task list according to the needs of their clients as well as to the needs of the agency and the contract. The Castlegar Youth Substance Use Counsellor is invited to communicate to their supervisor any changes to the following task list according to their actual experience of the position.
One-on-One Counselling Services
attend, contribute, and/or host local interagency meetings