Employment Opportunities

Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association
Employment Opportunity: Sexual Violence Trauma Therapist Position

 

The Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association is a
community-based organization that provides support services and programs for women and
youth. We are seeking a Sexual Violence Trauma Therapist skilled in working with women,
trans individuals, and non-offending males 16-years and older who have experienced sexual
violence trauma.

The therapist will work as part of a collaborative team providing relational trauma healing
counselling to individuals who have experienced recent sexual assault or sexualized violence,
historical childhood sexual abuse and/or past sexual assault. The therapist will co-facilitate group
programs. Some travel and some evening work are required.

The successful candidate will have:

* a feminist counselling background with a Masters level degree in psychology, social work, or
counselling and registration with the appropriate regulatory body,
* a minimum of 3-5 years experience in providing trauma specific individual
counselling/therapy in the areas of violence against women, sexual assault and historical
childhood sexual abuse.
* advanced knowledge and skills in working with complex relational trauma cases.
* grounded knowledge of concurrent disorders.
*ability to work independently, yet collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
*Suicide Risk Assessment Program.
*ability to work with diverse populations and age groups.

The starting date is August 2017.

The AWRCSASA is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority
group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and members of sexual minority
groups.

The closing date for applications is Friday, August 18, 2017.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to lucille@awrcsasa.ca.
Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre
& Sexual Assault Services Association
204 Kirk Place, 219 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
B2G 2C1

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