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Join an incredible team of brain injury experts and professionals.
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.
BrainTrust employees are compassionate, skilled professionals. We work in a culture that welcomes diversity, and honour the strengths of each team member.
BrainTrust Canada is a forward-thinking, community-based support and rehabilitation organization dedicated to offering pioneering, value-driven services to individuals and families affected by acquired brain injury. Our commitment lies in fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace where every individual is esteemed and empowered.
Our Philosophy: At BrainTrust, we prioritize the well-being of both clients and employees. As a cohesive and welcoming team, we are deeply passionate about delivering exceptional services across the Central and North Okanagan regions. Our aim is to cultivate a supportive team atmosphere while providing avenues for professional development and progression.
Position Overview: The Community Support Facilitator adopts a person-centered approach, offering tailored 1:1 support to individuals grappling with the repercussions of brain injury. Their efforts encompass activities geared towards community integration, development of compensatory strategies, social enrichment, and rehabilitation aimed at enhancing inclusion and overall quality of life. Additionally, Community Support Facilitators serve as advocates for clients within the justice and healthcare systems, alongside delivering brain injury education to combat stigma.
- Maintain accurate client information and documentation within Podio, adhering to Standards of Care.
- Foster regular communication with the Community Support Coordinator and Director of Client Services to ensure comprehensive client support.
- Cultivate professional relationships with community partners, families, and clients.
- Engage in ongoing outreach initiatives within marginalized communities, striving to prevent further deterioration among underserved individuals affected by brain injury.
Actively participate in team meetings, staff development sessions, events, and the West Coast Brain Injury Conference. As a BrainTrust Canada staff member, be open to evaluation based on various performance metrics including understanding of client issues, values alignment, teamwork, communication proficiency, decision-making capabilities, and attendance.
The ideal candidate will possess a relevant diploma or degree coupled with pertinent work experience, demonstrating adeptness in both independent work and team collaboration. Prior knowledge and experience in the field of brain injury are advantageous. Additionally, candidates must exhibit an understanding of harm reduction principles and cultural sensitivity. Possession of a Class 5 driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle is mandatory.
This is not just a job opportunity; it’s a chance to advance your professional career. If you are a collaborative, innovative individual committed to delivering exceptional services to community members affected by brain injury, this role is for you. You are driven by a desire for continuous growth and learning and aspire to be part of a dynamic, supportive team environment.
Comprehensive Benefits Package:
BrainTrust Canada values its staff and provides a well-versed, comprehensive benefits package to support their health and well-being.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to Erika McLean at [email protected]. Please refrain from making telephone inquiries.
Join our growing team of clinical counselors!
BrainTrust Canada 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 counsellors provide counselling for individuals with brain injury and caregivers.
This position would be casual with the potential to increase hours as the program grows. Rate of pay is competitive and based off experience.
• 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
Apply below OR email your cover letter and resume to Erika McLean, [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. No telephone enquiries please.
Board of Directors
BrainTrust is an innovative, community-based charity that provides life skills and rehabilitation support to individuals and families impacted by brain injury. Through collaboration and community engagement, BrainTrust also raises awareness and works to reduce the incidence of preventable brain injury.
BrainTrust has a governance board that is responsible for strategic and financial oversight of the organization. Due to a recent board gap analysis, BrainTrust is currently recruiting two new board members with specific experience in either finance or human resources management.
Participate in board meetings (typically 6- 8 per year)
Participate in one board committee, based on your expertise and needs of the organization
Abide by the by-laws, Code of Conduct, and other policies that apply to the organization and board
Attend and participate in the Annual General Meeting
Financial and strategic oversight of BrainTrust Canada
Assist with fundraising and leverage personal and professional connections to further the interests of BrainTrust Canada
Be an ambassador of the organization in the wider community
Keep informed about community issues relevant to the work of the organization
Human resources experience preferably with CHPR designation
Community minded, with an interest in brain injury education, prevention, and rehabilitation
Interest in joining a dynamic group of professionals to support our cause
Apply below OR email your resume and cover letter to Amanda McFarlane: [email protected] with the subject “Board of Directors Application”. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
BrainTrust is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes that our ability to provide the best service within our community relies on a diverse set of knowledge, skills and experiences.
While we appreciate all qualified applications, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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