Join us as a Youth Substance Use Counsellor in Nakusp!
Position Summary Job Title: Nakusp Youth Substance Use Counsellor Team: Staff Team Reports to: Youth Substance Use Counsellor Coordinator Hours/week: 24 hours/week until March 31, 2024 then 14 hours/week until contract end Hourly wage: $24/hour Office Location: 611 Broadway St., Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R0 Communities Served: Nakusp & surrounding Areas Contract dates: 12 month contract beginning in September 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 Nakusp 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 Nakusp 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