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Community wellness job posting for NNADAP Worker (1)
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NNADAP Worker Reports to: Community Wellness Manager The NNADAP Worker is an Addictions Counsellor who is familiar with the symptoms of alcoholism and drug abuse. This incumbent will be available to those community members who have a need to pursue treatment from their abuses. As an outpatient program, the program will make referrals to an inpatient treatment program. The main objective of this position is to provide counseling through intervention and prevention utilizing all resources involved with addictions, such as Mental Health, Health Care, Social Work and any other professionals involved in addictions treatment.


❖ Serve as a role model by practicing a personal wellness plan,

❖ Screen and assess client’s needs and why they are seeking assistance and services,

❖ Initiate new programs to drugs and alcohol abuse such as support circles, Al-anon, A.A., N.A., sponsorships, etc.

❖ Developing linkages and maintaining effective working relationships with other community services/agencies,

❖ Ensure data, forms, reports and other necessary documentation is accurate and submitted in the timelines required,

❖ Identify issues and barriers to accessing services with individuals and families,

❖ Conduct community and environmental assessments where feasible to identify and understand emerging issues, service gaps and opportunities to build capacity, Required Organizational Skills:

● Maintain Oath of Confidentiality,

● Excellent communication skills both verbally and written (letters, proposals, reports, applications, etc),

● Knowledge of the Cree culture, values, traditions and teachings and applying them into programming where possible.

● Facilitation skills,

● Must be willing to take further training in the field of Addictions to keep current.


➔ Minimum Grade 12, Nechi Community Addictions Certificate, Nechi Advanced Counselor Certificate will be assets,

➔ Experience working with at risk populations,

➔ Preferred skill areas are Non-violent communication, Conflict Resolution Coaching, Probation, experience in addictions and or counseling from First Nation’s communities,

Required Documentation:

➔ Copy of Valid Driver’s License

➔ Criminal Record Check

➔ Child Intervention Check

➔ Standard First Aid/CPR

➔ Updated Resume with 3 references

Please submit the required documentation to: SAMSON CREE NATION PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT Phone number: 780-585-3793 Email:

Deadline for Applications: May 27, 2024

Administrative Assistant Job Posting (2)
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Income Support Administrative Assistant


The Administrative Assistant will report to the Income Support Manager. The Administrative Assistant is required to perform a variety of general administrative and clerical services. The Administrative Assistant will be required to both take direction and work independently to support the completion of the department’s goals and objectives in a professional and culturally appropriate manner.


1. Will coordinate the department’s administrative activities in an effective, up to date, and accurate manner by:

● Work cooperatively with all team members to support the achievement of work plan activities designed to achieve identified goals and objectives,

● Prepares paylists and payroll in efficient manner and ensures accuracy, ensure leave forms are properly submitted,

● Prepares logistical information for travel when required,

● Record staff meetings when required and ensure minutes are available in a timely manner,

● Ensures filing is completed in an efficient manner,

● Ensure Epcor bills are processed and mailed out immediately when received from clients,

● Operates office equipment such as computers, fax machines, photocopiers, voice mail messaging systems and computer scanning equipment to complete department tasks,

● Performs clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, and receiving visitors,

● Completes internal and external correspondence, legal documents, form letters and other documents, and distributes them as directed,

● Schedules and coordinates required repairs to office equipment,

● Maintains adequate office supply to all department supplies used within the department

● Understand and adhere to all Department policies and procedures.

● May be required to cover the front desk when the Receptionist has to be away, or other duties as directed by the Manager.

2. Will assist the Manager in accomplishing their roles and responsibilities by:

● Assisting in the development and distribution of staff schedules

● Supervise clerical support staff, ensure they are trained and they can perform their duties,

● Producing forms, schedules, and correspondence as required

● Producing and/ or assisting in the production of all required internal and external reports

● Regularly reviews progress on standard department deliverables and take appropriate action to ensure timely completion of all department tasks


● Administrative Assistant diploma or related diploma or certificate,

● Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position in a First Nations social service agency,

Knowledge and Skills:

● Possesses knowledge, respect and sensitivity to Cree culture and be committed to helping First Nations families strengthen and achieve a healthy level of well being,

● The ability to speak and understand Cree language is an asset,

● Knowledge of First Nations family structures and culture,

● Demonstrated and significant front- line experience in working with First Nation communities,

● Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally,

● Computer knowledge including; Spreadsheets, Microsoft Office Suite and Google,

● Must be able to work flexible hours,

● Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Please submit the required documentation to:


Phone number: 780-585-3793

Deadline for Applications:

May 27, 2024

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