Job Type






Substance Misuse Counsellor Canada

Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society

Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society Canada Canada

1 month ago

Full-time Position

Closing Date: May 24, 2023

Position Summary:
• Responsible for the implementation of all phases of a substance misuse healing program including administrative duties.
• Facilitate group sessions.
• Support clients individually as needed.
• Lead the personal growth of your group by completing weekly assessments.
• Work with clients to develop a healing and after care plan.
• This position reports to the Program Director.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Work with the program team to continually support clients.
• Facilitate clearings between clients/clients and staff as necessary.
• Be a positive role model for all clients and be part of creating a positive and supportive environment.
• Keep current with counselling knowledge and skills for individual and group healing.
• Actively participate in all training, as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences/Social or Human Services diploma and related experience. (A suitable... combination of training and experience may be considered with a minimum High School Diploma.)
• Extensive knowledge of substance misuse and trauma informed healing practices.
• Familiarity with Indigenous culture, communities, and spiritual traditions.
• Comfortable using case management software; ShareVision is an asset.
• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Excellent time management skills

Additional Requirements:
• Due to the nature of our work at Tsow-Tun Le Lum, and in alignment with Board Policy; applicants must be alcohol and drug free for a minimum of 3 years; and be willing to serve as a role model and maintain an abstinent lifestyle while working at Tsow-Tun Le Lum.
• Valid BC Driver’s License: Class 4 is an asset.
• Valid First Aid certificate or willing to attend First Aid training.
• Current Criminal Record Check (less than 6 months).
• Current TB test results.

In meeting the objectives and philosophies of the Society, preference will be given to qualified individuals of Indigenous ancestry in accordance with Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code.

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:

Att: Hiring Committee,

Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society

c/o PO Box 370, 699 Capilano Rd,

Lantzville, BC, V0R 2H0

Fax: (250) 390-3119

Email: [email protected]

Please include in your COVER LETTER:
• The length of time you’ve been abstinent from alcohol (includes social drinking) and drugs; including marijuana and all cannabis products;
• Your Indigenous ancestry.

The Hiring Committee thanks you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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