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Job Details

Crisis Counsellor

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by YWCA Lethbridge and District

  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $19.75 hourly
  • Work Hours 16 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 30, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

YWCA Lethbridge and District

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work Setting

  • Community service organization
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustment
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients' progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Prepare assessment, progress, follow-up and court reports
  • Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Sep 30, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Crisis Counsellor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Family, Marriage and Other Related Counsellors
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel clients, and provide therapy and mediation services; and in assisting individuals and groups of clients to identify, understand and overcome personal problems and achieve personal objectives

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and the means of attaining them; may conduct research, publish research papers, educational texts and articles

directive

Interest in following up results of counselling programs and clients' adjustments; and in conducting vocational testing and psychometric assessment; may supervise other counsellors, social service staff and assistants

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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