Employment

The Nenqayni Wellness Centre (www.nenqayni.com) is a residential alcohol and drug treatment centre, funded by First Nations Health Authority, providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth, families and communities in a safe and secure environment. Our Mobile Treatment Program extends therapeutic services to communities in our area. We are located approximately twenty one kilometers north of Williams Lake on a secluded section (the old ski hill) of the Soda Creek Reserve.

Nenqayni welcomes unsolicited applications or enquires regarding employment and career opportunities, particularly from recent graduates of relevant post secondary education (see requirements below).

Our clinical staff positions include three levels of counseling staff – from entry level coaching positions to senior counselors delivering the treatment program, including one-on-one and group therapy and confidential file management.

Our support staff positions include administration, accounting, maintenance, custodial and nutrition services.

Contact information:
Address P.O. Box 2529, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4P2
Ph: (250) 989-0301
Fax: (250) 989-0307
Email: sduffy@nenqayni.com

Job Opportunities

Watch this space for employment opportunity postings!

Youth Worker 

Full Time Position            Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (7:30am-3:30pm)

Do you enjoy working with teens? Are you inspired by their potential, and enjoy a challenge? Nenqayni Wellness Centre wants you to join our dynamic team, in a job that offers full benefits. Nutritious meals are provided as well as opportunities for growth, professional development and an amazing experience.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about holistic well-being, providing quality care and who look forward to being a part of transformational healing in a female youth program!

-We offer paid training and on the job training.

-Opportunities to develop and facilitate programming from workshops, a variety of recreation and crafts activities.

It is an asset if you have any of the following : counselling qualifications, current First Aid, cultural skills and teachings, on the land knowledge, knowledge of First Nation’s culture and history, dedicated to your own personal growth and well-being, trauma-informed knowledge/skills, mental health training, emotional intelligence training, leadership and communication skills.

Preference given to applicants of First Nation descent that are female. For more specific information on the program please contact the centre.

Applicants must have:

  • Experience working with female youth who have addictions
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training *or willing to obtain
  • Cultural Safety Training* or willing to obtain
  • Reliable vehicle with Class 5 Drivers Licence & willing to obtain Class 4

 

Deadline for resume: December 10, 2019 4:00pm

Mobile Outreach Counsellor – Full Time

This position is Monday – Friday with travel to communities. Will need to be willing to travel and flexible to travel to communities as required. 

Do you love to meet people and work with them where they are at? Are you inspired by their potential, and do you enjoy a challenge? We want you to join our dynamic team, in a job that offers great benefits.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about holistic well-being, providing experienced counselling and who look forward to being a part of transformational healing!

It is an asset if you have any of the following skills/knowledge: Having cultural skills and teachings, on the land knowledge, have knowledge of First Nation’s culture and history, have been dedicated to your own personal growth and well-being, trauma-informed knowledge/skills, mental health training, emotional intelligence training, leadership and communication skills.

Preference given to applicants of First Nation descent

Applicants must have:

  • Counselling qualifications and experience working in addictions
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to participate in and lead case management
  • Group workshop facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of residential school/Indian Day school impact
  • Understanding of intergenerational trauma
  • Tools such as Medicine Wheel teachings
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training *or willing to obtain
  • Cultural Safety Training* or willing to obtain
  • Willing to participate in hands on cultural activities
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Reliable vehicle with Class 5 Drivers Licence & willing to obtain Class 4 within 3 months.

Wage: $25-28

Deadline for resume: December 6, 2019    

Please send cover letter and three (3) references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre PO Box 2529 Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2 or fax 250-989-0301 or email sduffy@nenqayni.com

Daycare Worker – On Call

Nenqayni Wellness Centre provides support to children of families who are attending the addictions treatment program for a period of 7 weeks. Ages of children may range from newborn to school age. Facility is licensed by Interior Health and accredited by CAC. Families from various First Nations from across Canada attend the 7 week program.

We welcome applicants who enjoy working with children and who are certified to work in a daycare setting. This position is for on call when our regular workers are not available. Hours of work are 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Daycare hours are 9:00am – 3:00pm.  Please apply as soon as possible.

Must have:

  • ECE Diploma – currently valid
  • Experience working in daycare facility
  • experience working with Indigenous population
  • Valid First Aid – Level 1
  • Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Reliable transportation
  • Clean Criminal Record Check
  • Adhere to Nenqayni’s policies and practices

Applicants will be asked to provide a Driver’s Abstract. Successful candidate will preferably be of aboriginal descent. Starting wage $18 or more depending on education and experience.

Must provide a resume, cover letter and three (3) references.  Deadline of applications: December 3, 2019 Interviews and training may begin sooner. Please call if any questions. Sharon Duffy 250-989-0301 Extension 219.

 

Required as soon as possible.

Please send cover letter and three (3) references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre PO Box 2529 Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2 or fax 250-989-0301 or email sduffy@nenqayni.com

 

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Resumes may be submitted at anytime for various positions (on call cook, custodian, maintenance, coach etc, they are kept on file for a limited time only. When submitting a resume the following is required:

Cover letter, resume and 3 references. Mail to –  Nenqayni Wellness Centre, attention Sharon Duffy- , PO Box 2529 Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2, fax: 250-989-0307 or by email to sduffy@nenqayni.com

Providing Information

Intake Coordinators travel to workshops and special events to share information on Nenqayni Wellness Centre.

If you have an event planned that you would like us to attend please let us know. We appreciate as much advance notice as possible. Please allow at least 3 weeks notice for booking arrangements.

Please see our Contact Profiles page to book with an Intake Coordinator.

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