Careers at BrainTrust
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.
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, see our career opportunities below.
Full-Time Position: Community Support Coordinator
BrainTrust Canada is seeking one full time Community Support Coordinator to join our team.
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. 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.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance of the Client Services Manager, the Community Support Coordinator delivers and coordinates one-to-one community rehabilitation supports and group programs for individuals who have sustained a brain injury.
- Facilitating, scheduling, designing, and coordinating client group programs
- Coordinating services for grant funded programs
- Working one-to-one with clients with acquired brain injury and offering supports to caregivers
- Increasing opportunities for client engagement and participation, goal setting with clients and ensuring success and outcomes are documented
- Maintaining professional communication with community partners, family members and clients
Wage: $22-$24/hour (37.5 hours/week), full benefits package and holidays. Staff work Monday-Friday.
- Human service work diploma or bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related field
- 2+ years’ experience coordinating service delivery and/or group programs for people with diversabilities
- 2+ years’ experience working one-to-one with clients with acquired brain injury in a community or hospital setting
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Experience using case management software for recordkeeping
- High level of professionalism
- Collaborative team player dedicated to providing exceptional client services for community members living with brain injury
- Growth mindset- willing to take on new challenges and implement innovative approaches to brain injury recovery
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently
- Ability to prioritize tasks, excellent time management skills
Closing Date: August 13, 2021
Please email your cover letter and resume to Triana Ketler firstname.lastname@example.org No telephone enquiries please. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be accepted.
Part-Time Contract Position: Clinical Counsellor
Join our growing team of clinical counselors!
BrainTrust Canada is seeking a clinical counsellor for our Kelowna office to provide counselling for individuals with brain injury and caregivers.
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.
This position is approximately 15 hours weekly with the potential to increase hours as the program continues to grow.
What We Are Looking for:
- 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)
- Recent Criminal Records Check including vulnerable persons
- Experience working with depression, anxiety, emotional regulation, PTSD an asset
- Ability to use creative and structured approaches to assist clients to self-manage
- Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other correspondence
- Ability to communicate using different styles and methods to suit individual clients and situations
- Ability to make fair, practical and objective decisions about best practice solutions to problems
- Flexible schedule
- Able to work with clients in-person and remotely
- Proficient use of telehealth and Zoom
- Counselling: 2 years (Preferred)
- Experience working with persons with acquired brain injury and their caregivers an asset
Please see our website for information on our services https://braintrustcanada.com/
Rate of Pay: $45-$65/hr
Posting close date: August 13, 2021
If you think this role sounds like a fit, please email your cover letter and resume to Amanda McFarlane at email@example.com. Please note that resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.
Board of Director (Volunteer)
BrainTrust Canada Association, Kelowna B.C.
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 oversite 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 prepared to 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
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application to Mia Burgess: firstname.lastname@example.org