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!

 Afternoon Supervisor – Full Time

Needs to be able to implement treatment plans as developed. Lead team members with example and knowledge. Will be required to schedule coaching staff and supervise under the Health Director. Health and pension plan are offered at completion of probationary period.


  • proven supervisory skills
  • experience in an addictions setting
  • Level 1 First Aid
  • Ability t work in crisis or pressure situations
  • knowledge of intergenerational trauma
  • strong communication skills
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Medication Management
  • Cultural Safety training
  • Class 5 DL and willing to obtain a class 4 within 3 months
  • Reliable vehicle

Interested applicants must send resume, a cover letter and three(3) references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre, PO Box 2529, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4P2 or by fax: 250-989-0307 or email sduffy@nenqayni.com

Family Drug & Alcohol Program Coordinator – Full Time

Will be responsible for overseeing the staff and practicum students within the department in regards to scheduling, performance reviews and assisting with providing training. Will also support the Mobile Outreach Program as a coordinator. Work on special projects such as grant proposals.

Applicants must have:

  • ·5 years supervisory experience with strong communication skills
  • Diploma or degree in relevant field
  • Experience working in the addictions field
  • Knowledge of intergenerational trauma
  • Mental Health  Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Cultural Safety
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Class 4 Drivers Licence or willing to obtain one within 3 months

        Required as soon as possible   Preference given to applicants of First Nation descent 

Counsellor – Mobile Treatment & Family Full Time

 – work as part of a team hours possible are Monday – Friday with travel to communities.

Do you love to work with people 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 and committed to holistic healing and qualified to provide experienced counselling.

Applicants must have: 

  • counselling qualifications and experience
  • strong communication skills
  • ability to participate in and lead case management
  • group workshop facilitation skills
  • crisis prevention intervention training
  • cultural safety training
  • willing to participate in hands on cultural activities
  • Mental health awareness
  • reliable vehicle with class r Drivers Licence and willing to obtain class 4 within 3 months

Required as soon as possible. Must provide cover letter, resume and 3 references.



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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