Community Counselling Suppport Worker

Location: Meadow Lake Tribal Council
Program: Health & Social Development

Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Date Posted: 09/09/2019
Expiration Date: 09/20/2019

Employment Opportunity


Employment Opportunity


The Meadow Lake Tribal Council is seeking a highly motivated professional to fill the permanent full-time position of a Southern Community Counselling Support Worker.   


The successful candidate will provide clinical and administrative support to the First Nation Community Counsellors (FNCCs) in the five (5) Southern First Nation communities. The Community Counselling Support Worker (CCSW) will facilitate the delivery of counselling, crisis intervention and support services to members of the five (5) Southern First Nations: Canoe Lake First Nation, Waterhen Lake First Nation, Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation, Ministikwin Lake First Nation, Flying Dust First Nation.


RESPONSIBILITIES: To be part of the Northern MLTC crisis team and network with MLTC Education, MLTC CFS, SHA Hospital in Meadow Lake and Ile-a-la-Crosse Hospital..


·         To ensure MLTC health plan 2017-2027 is addressing the Mental Health Program

·         To promote and deliver the Education/Prevention Mental Health Programs

·         To establish collaborative working relationships

·         To support, management and intervention services during community crises

·         To support and facilitate First Nations capacity building (CISM, ASSIST, VTRA, Edu-Therapy, Gnet)

·         To support and adhere to the MLTC Community Counselling Program’s vision and principles through implementation of the MLTC Community Counseling Manual

·         To provide reports and annual work plans




·         A Bachelor of Social Work degree, strong psychology background, counseling or other related areas from a post-secondary institution of recognized standing, or equivalent education and experience will also be considered.

·         Five (5) years of recent mental health and addictions counseling, and experienced in coordinating community-based programs.

·         General knowledge on developmental issues affecting First Nations people (i.e. mental health, addictions, suicidal behavior, etc.).

·         Experience working with First Nations and sensitive to their culture, values, and beliefs.

·         Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel extensively


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications, related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Record Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve


S9X 1T8


Phone: (306) 236-5654.  Fax: (306) 236-6301


For more information, please contact Josette Couillonneur, Community Development Director @ (306) 236-5817.  


Deadline:        Friday, September 20, 2019


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.