Counsellor (Level 1)

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The Counsellor is a member of the Counselling Team and provides direct services to the participants of the Counselling Program at the North End Women’s Centre.


  • Post-secondary degree or certificate in the social services field
  • 2 years of experience providing long term, short term clinical and crisis counselling
  • Experience in the development, organization, and facilitation of groups
  • Experience working with women from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of, and experience working with Indigenous people particularly in terms of the historical context, traditions, teachings as well as the unique barriers Indigenous women face.
  • Experience working in a community based setting in the North End of Winnipeg an asset
  • Knowledge of the resources available in the community to women experiencing poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, and/or addictions.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Non-judgemental and accepting attitude
  • Able to recognize own biases and assumptions
  • Basic computer and administrative skills
  • Ability to deal with crisis situations in an appropriate manner
  • Other combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a safe vehicle and satisfactory Criminal Record and Child Abuse Register Check

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide individual counselling to women who have been impacted by domestic violence
  • To empower women to advocate for themselves and to advocate on their behalf
  • To provide over the phone or in person drop-in/crisis counselling to women in the Drop In
  • To provide information, referral, and support to women
  • To plan and facilitate open and closed counselling groups and workshops for women
  • Administrative and reporting duties

Job Status: Full Time FT Term until March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension 37.5 hours per week (8:30-4:30pm) Monday to Friday Ability to work some evenings until 7:30
Salary Range: $18 – $23 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Closing Date: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Start Date: TBA (February/March 2020)

Resumes and a cover letter may be submitted by email, mail, fax, or in person to:

Lisa Carriere
Community Support Manager
North End Women’s Centre
394 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R2W 2M2
Fax: 204-586-9476 Email: lisac at

For a full Job Description please contact lisac at For more information on NEWC go to our website at


3 Feb 2020
North End Women’s Centre
Winnipeg  Manitoba