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. Nenqayni offers a non-smoking environment.

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

Job Opportunities

Watch this space for employment opportunity postings!

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


Weekend Supervisors – Full Time

Currently seeking candidates for two(2) weekend positions of supervisor. One would be for the Family Drug and Alcohol Program and one would be for the Youth & Family Inhalant Program. The shift is 8:00am – 11:00pm (15 hours paid). Relevant experience in a supervisory role is required.

Additional requirements:

  • Level 1 First Aid
  • Ability to provide group presentations/workshops
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Indigenous Cultural Awareness
  • Computer skills
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Suicide Awareness/Intervention
  • Crisis Prevention/Intervention
  • Willing to take education programs as required
  • Minimum bachelors degree

Preferably the successful candidate will be of aboriginal descent. Payrate will commensurate with education and experience. A class 4 driver’s licence is required at 3 months. Must have Class 5 minimum when applying. Health Benefits and group pension available at completion of six (6) months probation. Must have a reliable vehicle to get to and from work. Nenqayni offers a non-smoking environment.


Coach- Casual

Be part of a team supporting Indigenous families and youth in healing from addictions and related issues. Must have excellent communication skills and work within a trauma informed care setting. Shifts are Monday through Friday 2:30pm – 10:30pm (7.5 hours paid) and Weekends 8:00am -11:00pm (15 hour shift paid per day)4 nights on and 4 nights off 10:00pm -8:30am. Requirements are:

  • Computer skills
  • Class 5 drivers licence minimal and willing to get class 4 within 3 months
  • First Aid Occupational Level 1
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training
  • Experience working with persons who have addictions/mental health issues
  • Clear Criminal Record Check for the Vulnerable Sector
  • Reliable vehicle to get to and from work

Training is provided for the right person. A background in the Human Service field would be beneficial.

Custodian – Night Care Casual

Working within a live in addictions program that serves families and youth. Night shift hours are 10:00pm-8:30am (10.5 hours paid). Shift are 4 nights on and 4 nights off if covering for a full time worker. Some shifts may be on call and short notice.

Experience is needed working with a vareity of cleaning products and systems. Some additional requirements would be:

  • Cultural awareness of Indigenous persons in Canada
  • Ability to work within a diverse and challening treatment setting
  • WHMIS certified
  • First Aid Occupational Level 1
  • Class 5 Drivers Licence and willing to get class 4 within 3 months
  • Computer skills
  • Able to lift 20 pounds
  • Reliable vehicle to get to and from work
  • Work well within a team
  • Willing to taek further training

Coach (Life Skills, Support, Monitoring) Casual 

Nenqayni Wellness Centre provides addiction treatment services through a trauma informed lens holistically to First Nations and Inuit youth, families and communities in a safe and secure environment.

Hours for Casual Coach are 2:30pm -10:30pm (7.5 hours paid) Monday through Friday and or weekends 8:00am -11:00pm (15 hours paid). For the right person this position may become regular part time or full time.

The Coach position supports the wellness programs and clinical team to provide workshops, recreation, monitor progress, assist with daily activities and challenges that individuals in the program face.

Must have:

  • Experience working with Indigenous persons who have addictions
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention Training or willing to obtain
  • Cultural Safety Training or willing to obtain
  • First Aid – Level 1
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Clear Criminal Record check for Vulnerable Sector
  • Reliable vehicle with Class 5 DL and wiling to obtain Class 4

Must be available on short notice for shifts.

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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