The Council is an affiliate of the Metis Nation of Saskatchewan and is a non-profit corporation providing alcohol and drug services and counselling programs to Saskatchewan residents.
The Field Educator is the front line community contact, and is responsible for counselling clients in their community setting, relating to all aspects of prevention, assessment and treatment referral and after-care services. The target group for this service is youths and adults. The Field Educator is directly accountable to the Regional Director.
-Minimum of two (2) years continuous sobriety/abstinence;
-Counselling or Chemical Dependency (SIAST) Diploma. An equivalent combination of education and experience in addictions, social or health treatment services may be considered;
-Sound knowledge of counselling theory, human behaviour, alcohol, drugs, and solvent abuse;
-Proven abilities in supervising clients, conducting motivational assessment plans and referring clients to appropriate addiction services;
-Experience in treatment program planning, client therapy counselling, in-service training, community referral liaison systems;
-Proven administrative, supervisory and individual, group and family counselling ability in addiction treatment and prevention work;
-Basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook;
-Experience in one or more of the following is an asset; recreation, culture, nutrition, life skills and /or community development;
-Excellent knowledge of Metis and First Nations communities;
-Ability to speak Cree or Michif an asset;
-Certification in St. Johns First Aid Course;
-Ability to secure a current CPIC Security Clearance, and;
-Hold a valid drivers license and ability to travel.
A complete job description is available upon request. This position is available to both male and female candidates. The successful candidate will be posted in-house.