Counsellor – Casual Pool Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre (MMTC)

Department: Health
Job Type: Casual
Location: Loon Lake

MLTC was created by nine First Nations located in north-west Saskatchewan who have constitutionally recognized aboriginal rights and Treaty Rights under Treaties #6, #8 and #10.   The primary purpose of MLTC is to serve those First Nations in their aspirations for cultural, economic and political autonomy.  As a private sector employer engaged primarily in promoting and serving the interests of the member First Nations, MLTC asserts its right to provide preferential treatment to First Nations people, giving them priority in decisions on employment matters such as hiring, and this can extend to measures such as opening competitions only to First Nations people.


  • This competition is open to all applicants; and
  • Preference will be given to qualified First Nations applicants or other Indigenous applicants who self-declare as being a First Nations person or of other Indigenous ancestry.


MLTC is seeking motivated energetic individuals to fill the Counsellor Casual Pool at the Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre (MMTC).  The successful candidates will be responsible for the care and safety of in-patient clients at MMTC during his/her shift. You must be able to work shift work during the day, night, and/or weekends when called upon.


The philosophy of the Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre is to promote a healthy addiction free lifestyle and to enhance the well-being of our First Nation communities through providing holistic (physical, emotional, mental & spiritual) counselling services in the area of prevention, treatment and aftercare.



  • Provide one on one counselling to clients; document all counselling sessions.
  • Ensure proper care of clients; develop safe plans, follow-up, and after care plans.
  • Record and file appropriate information into client files.
  • Facilitate group lectures and discussions.
  • Ensure continuity of information between shifts and staff.
  • Ensure the clients safety, and security of the building.
  • Ensure all the Treatment Centre guidelines and regulations are adhered to.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the MMTC Senior Administrator.




  • A Chemical Dependency Certification course and/or equivalent certified course may be considered.


  • A Social Work or Human Services certificate or degree


  • Demonstrated experience in treatment center counselling programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the links between alcohol/addictions treatment and health issues at the First Nation community level.
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture, traditions, and values with the ability to speak Cree or Dene would be a considerable asset.
  • Must lead a life of sobriety and one free of addictions.
  • Must have CPR & First Aid Training; must possess a valid driver’s license.


Interested applicants are required to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and related work experience, copies of credentials and driver’s license, current satisfactory RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve


Email: [email protected]

Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-3509


For more information, please contact Josette Couillonneur, MLTC Community Wellness Program Director @ (306) 236-5817, or visit the MLTC website at


Deadline:   Open Deadline


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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