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Ann Davis Transition Society is a Chilliwack based registered charity, which has been serving women, children, men and youth in our communities for over 35 years. Please check back weekly for updated postings, and new opportunities.

Job Title: Children’s Art & Play Therapist with course work and practice in Attachment Therapy

Job Site: Ann Davis Transition Society Administration office, Chilliwack

Reports to: Executive Director

Hours: 4 days per week

Start Date: June 1, 2017
Email cover letter/CV and resume: Attention Executive Director Children’s Art and Play Therapy Therapist Position in subject line to by 4:00 pm. May 19th, 2017.

Job Summary:

Position Summary: Ann Davis Transition Society is seeking a Children’s Art and Play Therapist for our Children’s/Youth Counselling Program. The Therapist is responsible for providing play and art therapy services to children between the ages of 2-12 who have experienced and/or witnessed domestic violence. The incumbent assesses client and/or family for psychosocial needs. The therapist provides individual therapy based on clinical needs, performs psychosocial assessments, clinical formulations, and case management of clients, in accordance with patient needs as defined in the treatment plan.  The position also facilitates the children’s portion of Children In Between, Children Who Witness Abuse plus parenting programs. Fully participates as Clinical Therapist and member of multidisciplinary team. Performs other duties as assigned. Reports to the Senior Clinicians and Executive Director.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual short-term art and play therapy to a variety of children with diverse needs;
  • Maintain communication with the  Senior Clinicians regarding therapy scheduling/rescheduling, absences, missed appointments, client concerns, etc.;
  • Attend  monthly supervision sessions in coordination with other ADTS therapists;
  • Maintain appropriate files, records, write-ups, and statistical data for clients who have used the services;
  • Maintain therapy supplies


  • Certification through the Canadian Association of Child and Play Therapy and/or registration or education through the Canadian Art Therapy Association. Registered with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
  • Experience working with this target population i.e.: families and children who have experienced abusive relationships;
    Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently, cooperatively, and from a feminist perspective;
  • In depth knowledge of how domestic violence affects women and children;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of community resources and referrals or willing to learn them;
  • Ability to relate to women and children from diverse backgrounds of class, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc.;
  • Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Familiar and trained in Attachment Theory;

Working Conditions:
Flexible schedule needed as some occasional evening work will be required
Four day a week position

Job Title: Family Time Visit Supervisors Part Time

Job Site: Ann Davis Transition Society Administration office, Chilliwack

Reports to: Executive Director

Start Date: June 1, 2017

Please send cover letter and resume to by 4 pm May 24, 2017


Job Summary:

Purpose:  Family Time Visits happen when a parent does not have custody of their child and the court has determined they may have visits in a supervised setting. Your job is to make it possible for this to happen because it is in the best interest of the child.


Required Skills

A ‘heads-up’ attitude is required. Everything you say is important. Everything you see or hear is important.

Visit Supervisors are required to pay complete attention to the visit at all times.

Excellent communication skills are required to ensure the safety of the child, the parent and the supervisor and to support the participants and to meet the purpose and expectations of the visits.

Be professional and friendly to everyone. Visit Supervisors must maintain a respectful, non-judgemental and professional attitude, even in difficult situations.

The Visit Supervisor will prepare a brief factual report focusing on what they saw and heard, specifically after each visit

Some evening and weekends may be required.

Must be familiar with:

  • The meaning of court orders and restraining orders as they relate to visits.
  • Emergency First Aid with Infant CPR.
  • Safety needs of children based on developmental levels and knowledge of individual children and their behavioral challenges.


  • Minimum Social Service Diploma or equivalent.
  • Pass criminal record check.
  • Class 5 Drivers License and clean drivers abstract with reliable vehicle.

Job Title: Finance Position for Non-Profit

Job Site: Ann Davis Transition Society Administration office, Chilliwack


Email resume and cover letter with 2 references to by June 15 at 12pm.


Job Summary:

Performs bookkeeping and accounting functions of the organization. Ensures accurate recording and reporting of financial information through monthly statements and quarterly financials and reports to the Executive Director, or designate, Government Funders and others as directed by contractual requirements within time requirements. Processes accounts receivables, payables and bi-weekly payroll and is responsible for the preparation of the annual audit information as well as ensuring the organization is in compliance with all tax and reporting requirements. Experience with Non-Profit preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works within the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to ensure financial recording accuracy. Under the direction of the Executive Director, receives, posts, discusses and corrects account entries and balances.
  • Codes source documents, posts transactions to general ledger and the management of prepaid expenses and asset acquisitions.
  • Produces monthly financial statements, trial balance and other reports for the Executive Director, board, government and funders within timelines.
  • Monitors cash flow, journal and ledger entries, produces monthly bank reconciliations and other accounting and financial functions, includes preparing cheques and making bank deposits and ensuring payments and documents are mailed out on time.
  • Works with Auditors by preparing working papers to prove Statement of Financial Position accounts, works to design, maintain and prepare account reconciliation and analytic working papers. Responds to auditors’ inquiries and makes required adjustments. Ensures that the year-end is completed in time to have financials available for the Annual General meeting.
  • Process all government remittances, reports for government and gaming
  • Ensures recording, posting and maintenance of receivables in accepted accounting procedures. Prepares and lists bank deposits of all cash and cheques received.
  • Processes bi-weekly payroll. RRSP contribution, MSP and in house benefits management. Confirms hours of work from timesheets, checks employee expenses payable for signature, accuracy and posting. Responds to inquiries and requests from employees with regard to payroll. Follows up with resolution to discrepancies according to ADTS procedures. Compiles and maintains statistics and produces reports such as seniority, vacation entitlement, sick leave and benefits payable.
  • Administers and manages petty cash and gift cards according to established procedures.
  • Matches purchase orders with invoices, checks extensions of expense for accuracy. Prepares cheque batch, prints cheques from batch and arranges for signing. Mail and/or distributes cheques as necessary.
  • Assists the Executive Director in the preparation of budgets and other financial reports by providing relative and correct documentation, accounting summaries and historical statistics.
  • Learns and maintains and accurate knowledge of the reporting requirements of funders as required.
  • Provides supervision for the Executive Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator.Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary courses in bookkeeping and payroll accounting.
  • Experience in financial control methods, accounting principles, and financial statement preparation preferably within a non-profit or NGO.
  • Proficiency with Simply Accounting.


Skills and Abilities:

This position requires an individual who possesses:

  • Knowledge and ability to work with different software such as Sage Accounting Software, Payworks payroll program, word, excel, outlook, web based emails, databases and search engines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can do attitude and ability to work well within a team environment
  • Understanding of Non-Profit workplaces and need for volunteering for professional development


Must have valid Driver’s License

Must be able to pass a vulnerable sector criminal records check

Must be highly organized and able to work well with others in a fast paced environment

Must be able to work well under stress

Must have at least 2 years’ experience in a lead finance role



Please respond with cover letter, resume and salary expectations to email with Finance Position in subject line. Candidates that are currently on EI, have been on EI in the past 3 years or on parental leave in the past five years are encouraged to apply.