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Career Opportunities

BrainTrust employees are compassionate, skilled professionals.  We work in a culture that welcomes diversity, and honour the strengths of each team member. We believe that:

  • everyone affected by brain injury deserves meaningful support,
  •  in most cases, brain injury can be prevented, and
  • impact is possible if we do our part to give brain injury a louder voice.

Our team is based in Kelowna, BC with a secondary office in Vernon, BC.

Career Opportunities

Part-Time Community Support Facilitator: Crime Reduction and Prevention

BrainTrust Canada is a progressive, community-based support and rehabilitation agency that provides leadership, innovation and value-based service excellence to individuals and families impacted by acquired brain injury.

Our Philosophy: BrainTrust takes care of clients and employees alike. We are a friendly team that is passionate about providing exceptional services in the Central and North Okanagan, from Enderby to Peachland. We strive to foster a welcoming team environment and provide staff with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

The Position: We are seeking one part-time Community Support Facilitator to join our team in our Kelowna office. We are offering $20/hour (20 hours/week) and a flexible work schedule. This is a contract position.

Community Support Facilitator: This position is responsible for providing one-on-one supports for individuals in the community that have acquired brain injuries and are involved in the criminal justice system with the goal of reducing reoffending and improving lives. This position will work closely with the ABI and Crime Reduction/Prevention Coordinator. Supports offered include: activities focused on community living, development of compensatory strategies, recreational skills and rehabilitation that promotes inclusion and increased quality of life. This position will also assist the ABI and Crime Reduction/Prevention Coordinator to provide brain injury education and increase knowledge of brain injury among criminal justice staff and community partners.

What We Are Looking for: The successful applicant will have a related diploma or degree in human services work, criminal justice, social work, sociology, psychology or related social sciences. Previous work experience with offenders and knowledge of brain injury is an asset. A class 5 driver’s license and personal vehicle is essential.

Why Should You Apply?

  • You are collaborative, innovative and dedicated to providing exceptional client services for community members living with brain injury
  • You are interested in working with criminal justice involved persons
  • You have strong professional boundaries

 

Please email your cover letter and resume by Friday October 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm to Mia Burgess, Director of Programs, BrainTrust Canada.

Part-Time Contract Position:  Clinical Counsellor

Join our growing team of clinical counselors!

BrainTrust is a progressive, community-based support and rehabilitation agency that provides leadership, innovation and service excellence to individuals and families impacted by acquired brain injury. We are a friendly team that is passionate about providing exceptional services in the Central and North Okanagan, from Enderby to Peachland. We strive to foster a welcoming team environment and provide our team with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

BrainTrust Canada is seeking clinical counsellors for our Kelowna office. Our counselors provide counselling for individuals with brain injury and caregivers whose family members have brain injuries.

This position would involve part-time hours on an as-needed basis, with 5-10 hours weekly expected initially with the potential to increase hours as the program grows. Rate of pay is competitive.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) or Clinical Counseling (MA)
  • Currently registered with BC College of Social Workers (MSW) or BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (MA)
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities is an asset
  • Mature, positive demeanor, able to inspire clients to achieve their goals
  • Flexible schedule

We will provide brain injury training.

Please see our website for information on our services https://braintrustcanada.com/

If you think this role sounds like a fit, please email your resume by Friday, October 25 at 4:00 pm to Mia Burgess, Director of Programs, BrainTrust Canada.

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