Women's Counsellor


The Women’s Counsellor provides individual and group counselling to women who have experienced violence and abuse including sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, which may be current or historical. The Counsellor works from a feminist approach, utilizing trauma-informed practice. The Counsellor reports to the Together Against Violence (TAV) Team Manager. 


What does it take to be the Women’s Counsellor in the Stopping the Violence Women’s Counselling Program?
You have a belief in the resiliency of women and must have experience counselling women individually and in groups with a feminist informed understanding of gender-based violence in relationships. You are passionate and dedicated with a post-secondary degree in Counselling or Social Work, plus two years experience working in the anti-violence field as a Women’s Counsellor and have used a feminist approach and trauma-informed practice in your work.


Why work for Community Services?

SCCSS offers competitive transparent wages, a variety of paid leaves, and employer contributed MPP plan. Paid leave includes 3 weeks’ vacation during the first year, up to 4 weeks sick leave, and 1-week special leave.  SCCSS offers opportunities for professional growth and to truly make a difference in the community

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We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those invited for interviews will be contacted.