Employment Opportunities

Clinical Youth and Family Addictions Counsellor

Full Time 35 Hours/Week

Pathways Addictions Resource Centre is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Youth and Family Counsellor to join our team. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Addictions Counsellor will provide out-patient counselling, treatment referrals and support to youth and their families dealing with substance use, addictions and mental health and while working in a collaborative team environment.

Duties Include:

  • Provide assessments, treatment planning, individual therapeutic counselling, referrals, ongoing case management, and counselling services to clients dealing with substance use disorder
  • Facilitate groups for youth, adults, people affected by someone else’s use
  • Facilitate family and group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with agencies and referral sources including Penticton Foundry, School Districts, MCFD, probation, social services, mental health and other community organizations as part of the client treatment plan
  • Maintain confidential records on a client management system including case notes
  • Deliver psychoeducational workshops to community groups and the public
  • Contribute to an innovative and positive team environment
  • Adhere to all agency policies, procedures and professional code of ethics


  • Master’s Degree in Counselling or related Social Service field with 2 years of recent related clinical experience, including at least two (2) year’s experience in a substance use and mental health program providing therapeutic individual and group counselling
  • Must be or can be registered as RCC/BCCSW
  • Supervision of Practicum Students an asset
  • Experienced in Trauma Informed Practice
  • Familiar with other services and resources in the community, including referrals to treatment centres
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a case management team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other client management systems
  • Must pass a criminal record check and agency screening process

Position starts on April 25, 2022. Wages starting at $29.00 per hour include company benefit package.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send cover letter, resume and references by April 15, 2022 to

Ms. Daryl Meyers
Executive Director
Pathways Addictions Resource Centre

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.