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Youth & Family Substance Abuse Counsellor - JH458
Job ID: 15696
Start Date:
Wage: $37.55-$47.46
Hours: 35
Duties: The John Howard Society of North Island provides services to youth, children, adults, and families with diverse needs. For more than 50 years, The John Howard Society of North Island has been serving the community justice and social services needs of northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Our locations include office and residential programs, but our work also takes us into schools, homes, and other parts of the communities. We have a holistic approach, recognizing that safer, healthier communities are created through the combined and diverse efforts of citizens, organizations and governments. We work cooperatively with a broad spectrum of community agencies and committees, while also maintaining involvement in provincial and national organizations that seek to address the social needs of Canadians. Job summary: 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.
Requirements: Please see more details at: -> Opportunities -> Employment -> Comox Valley Job Postings -> JH 458 Youth & Family Counsellor - Substance Use
Company: John Howard Society
Contact: Alisha McLain
Address: Comox Valley, BC
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