Crisis Counsellor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Huronia Transition Homes
  • Counselor: Individual
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Social Work
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Central Ontario - Barrie
Experienced (Non-manager)$50,000 - 60,0002019-08-142019-09-03

Huronia Transition Homes is a charitable organization working to end all violence against all women. Our program Athena’s Sexual Assault Counselling & Advocacy Centre is dedicated to providing counselling and support to women who have experienced sexual abuse and/or intimate partner violence. We are currently seeking a full time (40 hours/week) skilled Crisis Counsellor for an 18-month contract. This is a bargaining unit position working from our Barrie office located at 80 Bradford Street.

The successful candidate must possess:

  • A post-secondary degree/diploma within a counselling discipline (BSW/MSW preferred) with a minimum of 3-5 years counselling/group facilitation experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the issues and complexities of the impact of violence against women particularly intimate partner violence, and/or sexual abuse, with a strong feminist analysis;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to working within an intersectional feminist and harm reduction framework;
  • An understanding of and an ability to work with diverse women including women from various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds;
  • Knowledge of social services, housing, medical, and justice systems and familiarity with procedures for access;
  • Tact, sound judgment and multi-tasking ability;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel within Simcoe County, valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

In keeping with our commitment to represent all our communities, Indigenous women, francophone women, queer-identified and racialized women are especially encouraged to apply.

Strong preference will be given to women who are fluent in both French and English. 

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