Youth Substance Use Counsellor
Job Title: Castlegar/Slocan – Youth Substance Use Counsellor
Reports to: Youth Substance Use Counsellor Coordinator
Position Duration: 2-year contract with the possibility of extension
Hours/week: 32 hours/week
Hourly wage: $23/hour
Office Location: 349 Columbia Ave. Castlegar, BC
Communities Served: Castlegar, Slocan, & surrounding areas
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.
The Castlegar/Slocan 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/Slocan 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.
For more details on the Castlegar/Slocan – Youth Substance Use Counsellor position, please visit: https://www.freedomquestyouthservices.ca/work-with-us.html
Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract Contract length: 24 months Part-time hours: 32 per week
Salary: $23.00 per hour