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Job Posting Clinical Supervisor

Nelson Community Services (NCS) is recruiting for a Clinical Supervisor for fifteen hours per month to support our seasoned team of counsellors. The work will involve regular clinical supervision and supporting program development with your clinical knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling with demonstrable clinical supervision skills and a rich and varied counseling background.

Please see the job description for more detail including contract and wage expectations. To view the complete job description please click here.

This job opportunity will remain open until the end January or until the position is successfully filled. Please note that only those individuals short-listed will be contacted.

Submit letter of interest and resume to:

Kathleen Newson

NCS Executive Director

Mail:  Suite 201 – 518 Lake Street, Nelson, BC V1L 4C6

Email to:  knewson@servicesfyi.ca

Fax to: (250) 352-3750

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Donate to Nelson Street Outreach Team

The Nelson Street Outreach Team has been helping to support those most vulnerable in our community since the project began in 2016.  Jeremy Kelly and Ryall Giuliano were part of the original pilot project and remain dedicated members of the team today. Lyann Hunter is our newest member and has been working with us for over a year. The team works collaboratively with other social service organizations, police departments, healthcare services, community members, and business owners. Jeremy, Ryall, and Lyann have a substantial combined background of previous social work experience, post-secondary education and training, and lived experience. They are passionate and committed to their work of serving the community of Nelson and the surrounding area.

Your donations support the ongoing work of the team who have been on the streets everyday through the pandemic and in all weathers supporting our vulnerable community members. Through your generosity the team is able to provide warm socks, gloves and other necessary items to keep individuals warm during the cold winter months. Hygiene supplies, food, bus tickets, one time emergency expenses are just a few of the other supports the team provides to individuals they engage with. To donate now please click here.

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Nelson Community Services Centre is seeking a suitable candidate to fill our Youth Outreach Worker position on a temporary basis.  The worker will provide outreach support to youth (12-19) identified by individuals, community agencies, and schools as being at-risk or potentially at-risk. To view the full job description click here

Key Duties:

  • Provide outreach support services and practical assistance to at-risk youth aged 12 – 19.
  • Assess suitability to program; identify client needs and establish appropriate service plans.
  • Advocate for youth, where and as needed; make referrals, as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain professional contact with schools, community agencies, Ministry offices, and other resources that can aid youth in meeting their needs
  • Maintain client files; gather and submit data to relevant bodies


  • Minimum of a diploma in human services or the equivalent combination of education and experience plus a minimum of three months’ direct service delivery in social service sector
  • Knowledge of theory, principles, and practices in the field of at-risk youth
  • Well-developed interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills and an ability to work independently
  • Valid Class IV Driver’s License; have access to a reliable, safe, clean vehicle with appropriate insurance
  • Valid First Aid Certificate

This part-time temporary position until October 31st 2022 (28 hours/week) begins immediately and requires continued Union membership with BCGEU. The wage is consistent with Wage Grid 12 [$24.48 – $28.52] of the Collective Agreement. This position is open to male and female applicants.

Please submit letter of interest and updated resume no later than NOON on Friday, January 21, 2022 to:

Kathleen Newson, Executive Director

Email to:  knewson@servicesfyi.ca

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