GROUP CO-FACILITATOR (Pre-Employment Program)
Nelson Community Services (NCS) is seeking a Group Co-Facilitator for the Doorways for Men Pre-Employment Program. This position involves working in a collaborative partnership with Kootenay Career Development Society staff to plan, organize, co-facilitate, and evaluate the program according to the program guidelines. The role includes co-facilitating two 6-session groups, 3 hours each group session, once per week. Groups will take place in the fall and winter of each year. Some additional hours for group planning, preparation, debriefing, supervision, and program evaluation are included. To view the full job description for this position click here.
*The Doorways for Men Program is a pre-employment program funded by Kootenay Career Development Society with the goal of strengthening the capacity of men who have experienced barriers to employment (including trauma) to become more connected with themselves, the community, and their work options.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR BOTH POSITIONS
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service or a related field, or the equivalent education and experience
Minimum of two years’ recent related group counselling experience with men, including trauma work
Proven skills and experience in counselling and/or supporting men who have experienced multiple barriers in life, including trauma and abuse
Working knowledge and experience with group process, group dynamics, and facilitation techniques. Any on-line service delivery experience is an asset
Well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Good organization and time management skills
Ability to work collaboratively as a team member
This position begins as soon as possible in preparation for fall 2020 programming. Approximately 50 hours per 6-week series. These positions require union membership with BCGEU and completion of a Criminal Record Check. Wage is consistent with the Adult, Youth and/or Child Counsellor Wage Grid 14-P [$33.17 – $38.63 per hour] as set out in the BCGEU Collective Agreement.
NCS is committed to equality in employment, however, due to the sensitive nature of the work that is done in this program, NCS has made a bonafide gender requirement and, as such, applications will only be accepted only from qualified men.
Closing Date: August 28, 2020 @ 4:30 p.m.
Send resume & cover letter via email to:
Rona Park, Executive Director