Job Posting 87973

Miywasin Friendship Centre
Southern Alberta
Medicine Hat
closing tomorrow (Fri, 7 Oct)
full time  •  $5000 / month

We are looking for a Counsellor to act as the first point of contact for clients looking to our access our Indigenous-based services and need assistance with accessing programs and supports. This position will meet with new and returning clients to discuss program offering and provide both internal and external referrals. This is a fulltime position.


Key Responsibilities in this role:

  • Deliver culturally appropriate programming.
  • Complete Miywasin intake paperwork as required by funders.
  • Provide information and referrals for both internal and external programs and services.
  • Supervise Cultural Addictions program.
  • Work with the Miywasin Team to deliver community Cultural Events.
  • Provide activity, statistical, and analytical reports as required.
  • Liaise with Elders for support as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills that will assist candidate to be most successful in this role: 

  • Strict time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Good understanding of social work practice and framework.
  • Good de-escalation and containment skills.


Advantages to joining the Miywasin team:

  • Supportive, encouraging leadership team.
  • Benefits package, competitive salary.


Our ideal person will have:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW).
  • Must have Standard First Aid – Level C CPR training or willing to obtain.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle.
  • Before employment can commence, successful candidate must provide clean criminal record check and clean child intervention check.

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