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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 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 full-time Community Support Facilitator to join our team but can be flexible if you would like less hours. We offer a competitive salary, with potential for advancement and professional development opportunities, for 37.5 hours (5 days a week) from Monday to Friday. We have a competitive benefit package with an annual 3 weeks of paid vacation. The position may require you to work in some or all communities in BrainTrust Canada’s catchment area.
Community Support Facilitators operate from a person-centered approach and provide one-on-one support for clients with brain injury in activities focused on community living, development of compensatory strategies, recreational skills and rehabilitation that promotes inclusion and increased quality of life. Community Support Facilitators also advocate on behalf of clients with the justice and healthcare systems and provide brain injury education with the goal of reducing stigma.
What We Are Looking for: The successful applicant will have a related diploma or degree with relevant work experience and will excel in working independently and within a team. Previous experience 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 constantly seeking to grow and learn
- You want to be part of a dynamic, supportive, fun team
Please send your cover letter and resume by email to [email protected]
The Community Giving & Event Coordinator is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and inventive transformation within the charitable sector. This includes increasing community engagement and building of donor relationships, including the coordination of the Pushor Mitchell West Coast Brain Injury Conference and other special events and programs. This position offers lots of room to grow and learn, for those wanting to expand their skillset and make their community a better place.
6 Month Contracted Position with opportunity to expand
The responsibilities of the Community Giving & Event Coordinator position include, but are not exclusive to:
- Identify, cultivate and solicit private and corporate donors to support the Organizations mission and events.
- Plan, organize, attend, and evaluate the PM-WCCBI preconference and day of events, in Collaboration with the internal conference planning committee members.
- Support and cultivate community third-party events hosted in support of the Organization.
- Represent the BrainTrust Canada, while in the public and respond, in consultation with the Executive Director, to media or public enquiries.
- Steward positive relationships with donors, sponsors, media, event participants, staff and the public.
- Attend Board of Directors meetings, when requested by the Executive Director
- Self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility, commitment and loyalty
- Positive, outgoing and friendly and approachable
- Good professional & personal presentation
- Works well with a small team in a fast-paced environment
- Respectful of the confidential nature of the Clients in which we serve.
- Respectful of the Unceded traditional lands of the Sylix peoples
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Fundraising in a not-for-profit environment
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
- Excellent organizational skills with an ability to multitask priorities to meet timelines
- Strong computer skills and computer proficiency with MS 365 Office programs
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 at [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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