The Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program Worker (NNADAP) is responsible for implementing and delivering a prevention program in relation to alcohol and drug abuse as well as intervention services.
Terms of Employment:
This is a full-time term position reporting directly to the Health and Social Services Director.
- Renders appropriate guidance and advice, on the needs of clients on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting as determined during consultation.
- Refers to appropriate various groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Ala-non, Ala-teen Narcotics, Anonymous, Adult Children of Alcoholics, self-help groups, cultural appropriate services, etc. for assistance in supporting the needs of clients.
- Refers clients for treatment in Family Programs or 28-day programs as needed.
- Prepares correspondence related to the program, clients and on other aspects of programming as required.
- Provides relevant educational materials for clients, target groups and to the community.
- Conveys and distributes appropriate education/teachings to clients and target groups.
- Assists in the development and acquisition of relevant educational materials to share with clients and the community.
- Advertises and plans general awareness and educational sessions to the community as well as to various, smaller target groups.
- Completes specific forms for program and services in a timely manner
- Attends program related meetings as required;
- Organizes social and spiritual, drug-free activities for specific target groups within the community
- Identifies required resources and materials to complete training sessions and community meetings when necessary
- Maintains pertinent client information and files, upholding confidentiality, and privacy.
- Promotes and encourages each client to maintain an optimum level of health, well-being, and self-esteem.
- Maintains and model appropriate personal boundaries with clients.
- Creates and maintains client records in a confidential and professional manner.
- Conducts visits with clients while in treatment or home visits.
- Post-secondary diploma in a Health and/or Social Services related study/field.
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in a health or social service field position.
- Must possess valid driver’s license, have clean driver’s abstract, and be insurable
- Current updated immunization required
- Must possess or be willing to obtain current First Aid and CPR qualifications
- Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a vulnerable sector criminal records check;
- Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug and alcohol check.
- Based on qualifications and experience.
Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to:
Human Resources Officer
Naicatchewenin First Nation
R.R. # 1, Box 15
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
email@example.com (please indicate position in subject line)
Closing Date for Applications: 2:30PM on Friday, June 18, 2021
Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request