Addictions Holistic Coordinator

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

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

Salary Range: Dependent on Education & Experience
Contact Email:

Date Posted: 05/07/2019
Expiration Date: 05/24/2019

Employment Opportunity

Addictions Holistic Coordinator

Employment Opportunity


The MLTC Health & Social Development Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a full time permanent position as the Addictions Holistic Coordinator. This individual will promote community wellness and practice a holistic approach to living a healthy lifestyle.


The Addictions Holistic Coordinator will work closely with the MLTC Community Wellness program and community based Addictions workers to provide an integrated holistic approach to addictions issues. The Addictions Holistic Coordinator provides advice, support, training, and guidance to the Addictions workers in the nine (9) MLFN communities. 

MLTC Addictions Holistic Coordinator Objectives:

  • To reduce the incidence of addictions behavior among the MLFN community members.
  • To decrease social problems related to addictions that impact on individuals, families and communities.
  • Provide Education, Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment services using cultural approach and models that will support healing and wellness for individuals, families and communities in addressing addiction issues.



  •  A Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Psychology, and/or Counseling; Registered Psychiatric Nurse; or other related areas of expertise from a post-secondary institution of        recognized standing.
  •  Five (5) years of experience and demonstrated knowledge in Mental Health and Addictions Counseling combined with experience in coordinating First Nation community based programs.
  • Certification in Chemical Dependency is considered a valuable asset.
  • Will possess excellent interpersonal, time-management, and organizational skills.
  • Will be knowledgeable and sensitive to First Nations’ culture and beliefs; issues and barriers.
  •  Must be addiction free, sober, and intent on living a healthy balanced lifestyle.
  • Ability to speak/understand Cree/Dene is considered a valuable asset
  • Must be willing and able to travel extensively


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application; resume stating qualifications and employment history; copies of credentials; current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check; a copy of valid driver’s license; and a list of three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust



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


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


Deadline:   Friday, May 24, 2019


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted