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SANE Program Business P: (902) 422-6503
Employment Opportunity: Community Trauma Therapist
Full-time and Part-time (.5) Permanent Positions Available
Central Zone (1)
Northern Zone (4)
Eastern Zone (5)
Western Zone (4)
Central (Sheet Harbour and surrounding area)
Northern Zone (Truro, Pictou, Amherst, Shubenacadie, Millbrook)
Eastern Zone (Antigonish, Port Hawkesbury, Bay of St. Lawrence, Sydney, and surrounding areas)
Western Zone (Annapolis Royal, Greenwood, Kentville, Wolfville)
Avalon is committed to building a diverse staff team and encourages applications from candidates from equity-deserving groups who bring important perspectives to this work. Members of equity-deserving groups face collective barriers to participating in society due to historic, social, attitudinal, and environmental marginalization based on race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, and other systemic challenges to equal access, opportunities and resources. Avalon supports leadership and employment opportunities for all gender identities.
Please note that designated positions are held for individuals who identify as Mi'kmaq or Indigenous, First Nations (Status or Non-Status), African Nova Scotians, and other racialized populations. To be considered for this position, Avalon invites applicants to self-identify of their designation status within their application.
Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is seeking applicants for the position of Community Trauma Therapist as part of the Community Based Sexualized Violence Trauma Therapy Program. This provincial program prioritizes community-based therapeutic services and includes delivering services in community spaces.
Reporting to the Provincial Program Manager, the Community Trauma Therapist will provide individual and group therapeutic counselling services to individuals 15 years and older of all gender identities, who have experienced sexualized and gender-based violence.
At Avalon, we believe that the response to sexualized violence must be community-driven and inclusive. We are deeply committed to feminist, anti-racist and anti-oppressive values, and approach our work by centering equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are a proudly unionized workplace that is dedicated to fostering a collaborative, supportive, and holistic staff environment. We are seeking a dynamic team member with a passion for delivering trauma-informed, culturally responsive, community-based support services for individuals impacted by sexualized violence.
Direct Counselling Related Duties
Other duties as required
Education and Experience Requirement
Additional Competency Requirements
Why Work for Avalon?
Avalon recognizes and values the complexity and skill required in providing support to historical and acute traumas. As a proudly unionized and anti-oppressive workplace we are committed to fostering an organizational culture that actively promotes healthy work-life balance and invests in the support and growth of staff. This includes:
Please clearly identify the community or communities you wish to provide service in.
Please send your resume and cover letter to Megan Thompson Program Manager at Megan@avaloncentre.ca. Applications will be accepted until August 31, 2023.
Job Types: Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Salary: From $75,000.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: In person
Application deadline: 2023-08-31