Youth Substance Use Counsellor

Freedom Quest Youth Services Society
Posted a month ago
$23 an hour
Part Time

Job Description

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: 24-32 hours/week

Hourly wage: $23/hour

Office Location: 349 Columbia Ave. Castlegar, BC

Communities Served: Castlegar, Slocan, & surrounding areas

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/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.

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Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract Contract length: 24 months Part-time hours: 24-32 per week

Salary: $23.00 per hour

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