Company Name:
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Casual/Relief
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Sexual Violence Support Counsellor (On Call/Casual)

Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. CCASA is looking to hire individuals to be part of the Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team (CSART). This is an on-call casual position that provides 24-hour support to individuals who have recently experienced a sexual assault. We are looking for dynamic and flexible individuals who are able to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team.


Responsibilities of the Sexual Violence Support Counsellor (On Call/Casual) include

Responding to and supporting disclosures of sexual abuse/assault in a trauma informed, professional and supportive manner 

  • Completing thorough assessments regarding suicide risk, domestic violence, children at risk and shelter safety 
  • Providing crisis support, information, advocacy and referrals 
  • Working collaboratively with professionals from other disciplines 

The successful applicant will have the following qualifications: 

 A degree in social/human services with a minimum of two years related work experience

  • Possess an anti-oppressive/feminist analysis of sexual violence 
  • Strong assessment and crisis intervention skills 
  • Understanding of trauma informed practice 
  • Knowledge of community resources 
  • Ability to build professional relationships within a multi-disciplinary team     

 Please visit our website at www.calgarycasa.com for more information about our programs and services. 

CCASA recognizes that Calgary is a very diverse city and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our organization. We invite qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. 

Send cover letters and resumes by February 27, 2020, to: Call Out Team Lead 7th Floor – 910 7th Avenue SW Northland Building Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 

Fax 403.264.8355 

Please reference “Sexual Violence Support Counsellor” in the subject line and cover letter.

 No Phone Calls Please.

Thank you for your interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted