Trauma and Crisis Counselor/Therapist

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Virtual work: 
Yes
Position description: 

We are looking for a counselor with experience in providing support to survivors of trauma, domestic violence or sexual assault. The Counsellor will deliver individual and group counselling to men from diverse communities who have experienced and/or witnessed violence.

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and divorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood.

3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.

Deliverables/Duties: 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide trauma-informed counselling to men and their families who have experienced abuse/domestic violence. 
  • Provide individual support for clients including intake, assessment, case planning and follow-up.
  • Support client towards self-efficacy and personal wellness by providing information on the impact of trauma, affirming their resilience and promoting thoughtful informed decision-making
  • Maintain up to date, accurate documentation
Qualifications: 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW); Master of Social Work (MSW) an asset; equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • 3 years counselling and/or group work experience with men and children affected by abuse
  • Knowledge of various counselling methodologies and their application to resolving trauma
  • Competence in working with men from diverse backgrounds
  • Flexibility in work hours
  • Previous counselling experience preferred
  • Criminal records’ check and Child/Youth Intervention Check (current within past 3 months)
  • Proficient in MS Office, (Outlook, Word, Excel) and case management database
Role is suitable for: 
Student
Adult
Senior
How to apply: 
Please email your resume and cover letter to Justin Trottier, Executive Director. Use subject line "CCMF Vancouver Volunteer Application"
Contact person: 
Justin Trottier
Other Volunteer Opportunities: 

The Mental Health counsellor will provide services and support to men and families with a broad range of mental health, emotional health and substance use issues, assessment time-limited individual, couple, and family counselling.

Volunteer skills: 
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Mental Health Support

CCMF  will once again offer the Fathering After Separation or Divorce (FASD) program, dedicated to divorced or separated fathers. The ‘Fathering After Separation or Divorce program will provide a broad range of knowledge, resources and skills for fathers looking to maintain a strong relationship with their children following a divorce or separation.

Volunteer skills: 
Family, Youth
Mentoring

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Mental Health Support

The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is a unique mental health and social service facility serving as a hub of programs for boys, men, fathers and their families. Through services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education, we further a vision which focuses on three critical areas: 

1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 

Volunteer skills: 
Program, Office Assistance
Counselling, Social Services (Other)
Project Management
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Family & Children
Health, Social Services
Indigenous Services
Mission:
The Canadian Centre for Men and Families is the first facility of its kind. We’re an open, inclusive and safe space serving as a hub for services, workshops, research, advocacy, outreach and public education all focused on the health and wellbeing of boys, men, fathers and families. Our vision focuses on three critical areas: 1. Reduce suicide among men at high-risk through intervention programs that confront the barriers that men face in seeking help. 2. Empower fathers undergoing separation and digorce through legal clinics and fathering groups that strengthen the father-child relationship, while working to promote positive social attitudes toward fatherhood 3. Support men who are experiencing domestic abuse and other forms of trauma while working with other agencies to improve services for this population.
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Yes
Number of volunteers required:
5
Position start/end date:
12 Mar 2020
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Canadian Centre for Men and Families
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: March 30, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: March 31, 2022