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Youth and Family Counsellor – Substance Use in Courtenay

Listing Number: 5494
City/Town: Courtenay
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THE JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF NORTH ISLAND

Is hiring for a temporary position of Youth and Family Counsellor – Substance Use in Courtenay

This is a 3 year temporary position on a fixed term leave. The position includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan and 3 weeks paid vacation
The youth and family substance use counsellor assists clients to assess situations, create plans, and take actions so they can meet goals related to their own or a family member’s substance use. By establishing supportive and trusting relationships with youth, the counsellor aims to reduce risk, promote positive choices for a healthier lifestyle, and support youths’ connections, stability, and attachment to family and community.The counsellor is also available to the community as an information resource and consultant
Closing: Friday, November 20th 4:30 p.m. with a possibility of extension until a suitable candidate is found

Notes: For more details, please refer to Opportunities and Employment at: http://www.jhsni.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Job-Posting-Youth-and-Family-Counsellor-Substance-Use-JH-110-Extension.pdf