Location : Vancouver
Employment Status : Permanent, Full-time
Lawyers Assistance Program BC (LAPBC) is an independent organization of members of the BC legal community that provides professional counselling, peer support, outreach and educational programs to help people within the legal profession deal with personal problems.
Our committed volunteers and staff provide confidential, compassionate, and knowledgeable help and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We offer support to people across a range of issues including depression, anxiety, alcohol, drug, and other addictions, codependency, career and life transitions, stress management, mental health issues, and practice issues.
For more information about us and our services please see our website.
LAPBC is currently seeking a Lawyer / Counsellor to join our team in Vancouver, British Columbia on a full-time basis.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Lawyer / Counsellor will educate and work with lawyers, judges, law students, law office staff, and lawyer’s families.
They will also assist in the managing of staff, program development, and coordinating the daily activities of the LAPBC.
In order to qualify for this role, you will be an experienced licensed or formerly licensed lawyer and have counselling experience.
Experience or training in alcohol and chemical dependency and an understanding of and / or experience with 12-step programs is a bonus.
If applicable a minimum of five consecutive years of recovery is preferred.
Our ideal candidate for this role will have a demonstratable passion for the legal profession and the work of helping others.
Individuals with excellent communication skills, a self-starter mentality, and a strong desire to continually grow and learn will excel in this role.
Upon joining us, you will receive a highly competitive salary based on your skills and experience. You will also receive access to a great range of benefits, including :
Don’t miss this opportunity to join a passionate team where you can use your skills to truly make a difference in the lives of others.
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