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 Addictions Worker – Youth & Family Inhalant Program

This is a full time position. The hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.

This is a national program for Indigenous female youth age 13-18.

Nenqayni is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about holistic well being, providing quality care and who look forward to being part of a transformational healing team! Preference will be given to First Nations female applicants.

Nenqayni offers ongoing training to upgrade skills.

Duties would include: developing and facilitating workshops, support of recreation, crafts, cultural activities. Participating alongside youth during cultural activities, daily activities and counseling opportunity.

It is an asset if you have any of the following:

  • Counseling qualifications and experience
  • Current First Aid
  • Cultural skills and teachings & on the land knowledge
  • Dedicated to your own personal growth and well-being
  • Trauma informed training
  • Mental Health Training
  • Emotional Intelligence Training
  • Leadership & Communication skills

Applicants must have:

  • Experience working with Indigenous persons
  • Experience working with youth who have addictions
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training or willing to obtain
  • Cultural Safety Training or willing to obtain
  • Reliable vehicle with Class 5 Driver’s Licence and willing to obtain Class 4 DL within probationary period

Applicants will need to submit a Drivers Abstract and fill out Criminal Record Check form (if chosen for an interview).

Deadline for resume: October 21, 2019 at 4:00pm

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

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.

Must provide a resume, cover letter and three (3) references.  Deadline of applications: November 1, 2019 Interviews and training may begin sooner. Please call if any questions. Sharon Duffy 250-989-0301 Extension 219.

Coach – Addictions Treatment Setting – casual/on call

Available shifts are:

Monday – Friday 2:30 pm – 10:30 pm(8 hour shift, 7.5 hours paid) and/or  Saturday/Sunday 8:00am – 11:00pm (15 hour shift paid)

Do you love working with people? Are you inspired by their potential, and you enjoy a challenge? We want you to join our dynamic team. Nutritious meals are provided as well as opportunities for growth, development and 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!

-We have flexible shift options (evenings, weekends)

-We offer paid training and on the job training

-Opportunities to develop and facilitate programming from workshops, recreation and crafts.

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:

  • Experience working with persons 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

An asset, would be having any of the following: First Aid, Food Safe, Mental Health training, Overdose and Naloxone training.

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

 Night Clinical Worker

There are 2 full time positions with 2 casual positions required. This is an overnight shift that rotates nights on and 4 nights off. Hours are 10:30pm to   8:30am. Hourly wage may start at $23 or better.

The Nenqayni Wellness Centre is a residential alcohol and drug treatment centre funded by First Nations Health Authority and fully accredited. This is a national program for Indigenous families and female youth. Community members stay onsite for a period of 7 weeks to 15 weeks.

Nenqayni is looking for skilled individuals with the right qualifications to join our team and assist with the continuum of holistic care in a safe and secure environment. Preference will be given to First Nations female applicants.

Duties would include: hourly checks, charting, clinical support to individuals in treatment.

Applicants must have:

  • Counselling qualifications and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Current First Aid
  • Experience working with Indigenous persons
  • Experience working with persons who have addictions
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training or willing to obtain
  • Trauma informed training
  • Cultural Safety Training or willing to obtain
  • Reliable vehicle with Class 5 Driver’s Licence and willing to obtain Class 4 DL within probationary period

It is an asset if you have any of the following:

  • Dedicated to your own personal growth and well-being
  • Mental Health Training
  • Emotional Intelligence Training

Applicants will need to submit a Drivers Abstract and fill out Criminal Record Check form (if chosen for an interview).

Deadline for resume: November 1, 2019 at 4:00pm

Submit resume with 3 references and a cover letter via email or fax 250-989-0307 or hand deliver Attention Sharon Duffy.

 

 

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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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