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!     

Counsellor - Full time -  Qualified applicants will have training in the field and experience working with adults and youth with addiction issues and be familiar with First Nations issues. Current professional certification is recommended. Salary is dependent on education and experience. Full benefit package available upon completion of probationary period. Preferably the successful applicant will be of aboriginal decent, have a class 4 drivers licence or be willing to obtain one within 3 month probationary period. Reliable transportation is required. Closing date July 25, 2017. Submit resume, cover letter and 3 references.

Afternoon/Weekend Supervisor -  Successful applicants will possess the ability to direct and support staff in a Family Program and Youth Program addictions treatment environment and be able to respond to clients needs effectively. Applicant will have appropriate education/experience with cultural knowledge. Shifts are Wednesday - Friday 3:00pm-11:00pm including Saturday 8:00am-11:pm weekly. Position requires Class 5 drivers licence, reliable transportation and the ability to obtain a class 4 drivers licence within 3 month probationary period. Full benefits package available. A cover letter and 3 references must be provided. Closing date July 25, 2017.

Casual Coach -  Requires relevant training/experience working with children, teens and adults with addictions issues. Shifts are 3:00pm - 11:00pm (7.5 hours)Monday - Friday with possible weekend shifts 8:00am-11:00pm (15 hours). Possibility of full time for the right individual. Please submit a resume listing experience and education. A cover letter and 3 references must be provided. A drivers licence and reliable transportation is required. Closing date July 14, 2017.

On Call Cooks - Food Safe and experience is required. Shift may be 7:30-3:30 or 11-7. A valid class 5 drivers licence is required with reliable transportation. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume with a cover letter and 3 references. Closing date July 14, 2017.

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 

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Mission Statement

"To provide holistic healing to First Nations and Inuit youth, families, and communities in a safe and secure environment."

About Our Team

To achieve a safe team environment where employees respect one another, communicate effectively, and are able to efficiently carry out their duties and responsibilities” (Staff Purpose - Developed in 2011).

Staff are certified by the Canadian Council of Professional Certification and receive ongoing training relating to their positions and as required by accreditation and licensing.

Contact Us

P.O. Box 2529
Williams Lake, BC V2G 4P2
Phone: (250) 989-0301   
Fax: (250) 989-0307
Toll Free: 1-888-668-4245

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