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.
Address P.O. Box 2529, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4P2
Ph: (250) 989-0301
Fax: (250) 989-0307
Watch this space for employment opportunity postings!
Youth Worker – Youth & Family Inhalant Program
$22 or better per hour. Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
This is a term contract for maternity coverage, starting as soon as possible.
It would be an asset if you have nay of the following: counselling qualifications, current First Aid, cultural skills and teachings, on the land knowledge, knowledge of First Nations 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.
Applicants must have: Experience working with female youth who have addictions, Crisis Prevention Intervention Training or willing to obtain, Cultural Safety Training, reliable vehicle.
Preference will be given to applicants of First Nations descent. For more specific information on the position and program contact the centre.
Daycare Assistant Casual/on call
$20.hr minimum Hours 8:00am – 4:00pm Daycare hours 9:00-3:00 with lunch break
Nenqayni Wellness Centre provides support to children of families who are attending the addictions treatment program for a period of 7-8 weeks. Age of children may range from newborn to school age. Facility is licensed by Interior Health and accredited by Canadian Accreditation Council. Families from various First Nations from around the province attend the 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. Lunch meal is provided. Please apply as soon as possible.
Preference given to applicants of First Nation descent. For more specific information on this position please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must have:
- ECE Diploma – currently valid
- Experience working in daycare facility
- Experience working with Indigenous population
- Valid First Aid – Level 1 or Pediatric First Aid
- Class 5 Driver’s Licence
- Reliable transportation
- Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
- Adhere to Nenqayni’s policies and practices
No deadline, still required.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.