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Addictions/Trauma Counselor

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    Samantha David
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    Kuujjuaq, Quebec
  • Deadline:
    Apr 22, 2018
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Job Title Addictions/Trauma Counselor

Status Temporary. Possibility for extension.

Category Treatment Department

Location Kuujjuaq, Northern Quebec


Function and Duties

Integrates the principles of alcohol and drug addictions treatment and the goals of treatment into a comprehensive treatment program.  Client assessment, treatment, planning and implementation of program activities, group process, monitoring of clients and their progress. Maintain written records as deemed necessary per the Center’s policies and practices. 

As a member of the Isuarsivik Team, the Counselor will assist in the development and presentation of all program materials on issues related to the underlying causes of addictions, etc. Provide overall support to other team members at the center with respect to program delivery. 

This Counselor will support the Clinical Supervisor in the coordination of the program’s goals activities and other management functions related to the delivery of the treatment program. 

The Counselor must maintain a healthy lifestyle, observe the ethics appropriate to the alcohol and drug counseling profession and behave accordingly


University certificate from either a Social Service program or an addiction program or an undergraduate degree in the field of social work. Two years’ experience counseling Inuit/First Nations clients.

Five years’ experience counseling clients with addictions issues (mainly alcohol and drugs).

Possess the ability to deliver lectures in a group setting.


Must have strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable working in an Aboriginal setting. 

Inuktitut is an asset, English required.  Valid driver’s license and a security check must be provided, along with 3 references. 


Salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience. 

As a temporary worker, cost of living differential, transport and accommodation are included in benefit package. 

Shall the person be renewed for longer term employment, low rent fee for accommodation will be applied.

Starting date: to be discussed



Samantha David
Office Manager
Isuarsivik Treatment Centre
P.O. Box 749
Kuujjuaq, Nunavik (QC.)
J0M 1C0

FAX NUMBER: (819) 964-2041