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!

Counselor Position(2 required): full time, day shift

Nenqayni is a residential alcohol and drug treatment centre providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth and families in a safe and secure environment.

Qualified applicants will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and will have demonstrated experience counselling primarily adult with some youth addictions capabilities. Able to deliver workshops using trauma informed and cognitive behavior therapy techniques on addiction, grief and loss and to guide one on one counselling.  Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  A benefit would be having knowledge of Indigenous culture and comfortable with all aspects.

Preferably, the successful candidate will be of aboriginal descent, and have a Class 4 driver’s licence or be willing to get one within the 3 month probationary period. Reliable transportation to and from Nenqayni is required. 

Nenqayni operates a smoke free facility and provides a comprehensive benefits package once the probationary period is completed.

Open until filled, start date August 25, 2018.

Please send your resume, a covering letter and three references to Nenqayni Wellness Centre, PO Box 2529, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 4P2 or by fax: 250-989-0307 or email sduffy@nenqayni.com

Cook – Casual

Nenqayni is a residential alcohol and drug treatment centre providing holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth in a safe and secure environment.

Qualified applicants are required for on-call position.

Applicants must have:

  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Kitchen experience
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Reliable transportation
  • Class 5 or better Drivers Licence
  • Cover letter
  • 3 references
  • Phone number to be contacted for shifts

Preferably applicants will be of Indigenous descent. Starting rate is $16.42 with $1 increase given for valid Class 4 Drivers Licence. Consideration given for relevant training and current valid First Aid certificate.

Possible shifts include: 7:30am – 3:30pm, 11:00am – 7:00pm (Monday through Friday) and 10:00am-7:00pm Saturday & Sunday.

Ongoing until filled

Send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References Attention Sharon Duffy to: sduffy@nenqayni.com, fax 250-989-0307 or drop off at the centre.





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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