Mental Health and Addiction Counsellor – Nlaka’pamux Mental Health Services

Mental Health and Addiction Counsellor – Nlaka‛pamux Nation


As part of the Nlaka‛pamux Nation Mental Health Team, the Mental Health and Addiction Counsellor is responsible for providing confidential mental health and addiction counselling, education and support to individuals and families within the Nlaka’pamux Nation. This position operates from a holistic and trauma-informed perspective, is sensitive to the Nlaka’pamux tradition and culture, and provides services required to assist community members in attaining and maintaining the highest level of wellness possible. This is a demographic-specific posting, priority will be given to Indigenous applicants with a master’s degree in counselling psychology or human services related field. Salary to commensurate with experience; benefit package offered.

Key Accountabilities:



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Application Submission Process must include the following:

Resume: providing detailed information about your education and employment history that clearly demonstrates your ability to the required job qualifications.

Cover Letter: outlining your understanding of the position and how you’re your education/experience would contribute to the success of the position, the organization and to the communities served.

This is a demographic-specific posting where preference will be given to qualified First Nation applicants.

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Scw’exmx Community Health Services Society



Apply by Mail or email to:

SCHSS Executive Director

Box 3090

Merritt, BC V1K 1B8

Email: reception@schss.com


Application Deadline: Friday, October 26, 2018 4:30 pm.