Employment Opportunities

Our employees are our most important resource for delivering high quality services and fulfilling our objectives. Comox Valley Transition Society is committed to creating a healthy, inclusive, diverse and supportive workplace. 

Our agency operates from feminist principles and values, and is part of the Community Social Services Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We invite qualified, experienced candidates from diverse backgrounds and life situations to apply to specific postings as they arise. Although we do receive and review unsolicited resumes, CVTS cannot guarantee that general resumes will be applied against any specific posting.

Employment opportunities at CVTS will be posted as they come available. Applications for available career opportunities must be recieved prior to the deadline listed on the job posting.

 

Current Opportunities

To review job postings and how to apply, click on the “+” sign for more details. For more information on any of these opportunities, please contact us at hr@cvts.ca

Women's Counsellor - Stopping The Violence

Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a Women’s Counsellor for the Stopping The Violence (STV) Counselling Program.

Under the general direction of the Executive Director and under the supervision of the Clinical Consultant, the STV Women’s Counsellor provides support and counselling to women who are experiencing, or have experienced violence and/or abuse. This will be done in an individual or group context. The successful candidate will also function as a team member. Union membership is required.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Counselling, or related field preferred;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling or related field and relevant training in advanced counselling with a minimum of 2-3 years experience counselling women who have been abused.

  • Training and/or experience specifically related to family systems, violence against women in relationships, trauma, sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.

Hours:

This position is for two evenings per week, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Pay:  The rate of pay starts at $33.17 per hour.

For full details and a list of qualifications, please see attached job description.

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca. 

This job posting is open until the position is filled.

Family Support Worker

 Comox Valley Transition Society is looking for a temporary Part-Time Family Support Worker.  

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Family Support Worker is based at the Transition House and acts as the liaison between MCFD and Lilli House for all clients who have MCFD involvement; Advocates for the family with MCFD; Offers Family Support Outreach to clients of other CVTS programs; Develops and implements intervention plans within program guidelines; Provides referrals, support, guidance and problem solving to clients to address issues related to family functioning; Provides parenting skill building, emotional support and feedback to clients.  

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related human / social service field
  • Minimum one-year recent related experience
  • And/or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Level 1 First Aid Certificate including CPR
  • Full class 5 BC license and access to a safe and reliable vehicle
  • Touchpoints training an asset

STATUS:  Temporary Part-Time

HOURS: 54.75  hours bi-weekly; 0.87 (FTE)

Monday to Friday; 9am to 3pm

WAGE:  Grid 12; $23.23 – $27.06 

               Grid 12; $24.48 – 28.52 (effective April 11, 2021)

This posting will remain open until successfully filled.  

For full details and a list of qualifications, please see the attached Job Description.

For further information or to apply with cover letter and resume, please contact us by email at hr@cvts.ca.

 

 

You’ve applied, now what?

The hiring process at CVTS can take anywhere between 2-4 weeks, depending on the job posting. The following outlines the steps of the process.
  1.  Our HR team reviews all applications and contacts those who have been shortlisted for the position.
  2.  Staff will contact shortlisted candidates to arrange for an interview, which may happen by phone, videoconference or in person.
  3.  After the interview process concludes, HR will narrow down the list and contact references.
  4.  Once a decision is made, the successful applicant will be contacted and offered the position.  If the person accepts that position, other shortlisted candidates will be notified of the final decision.
  5.  Together, our HR Manager will work with the successful candidate to arrange orientation and other details around starting employment with CVTS.

COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

 

Thank you for visiting Comox Valley Transition Society’s website. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations to ensure the continued delivery of our services while protecting the health and well-being of our clients, donors, staff and volunteers.

Lilli House, Amethyst House, Connect and the Too Good To Be Threw thrift stores are all open. Counselling services are available by phone, videoconference or in-person socially distanced meetings. Group meetings are currently on hold until further notice.

Our office is open, though the door remains locked to the public. Should you wish to make an appointment or drop off a donation, please call us at 250.897.0511 and coordinate a time with our team.

Thank you for your patience, and remember: be kind, be calm and be safe.