Employment Opportunities

ADAP Worker Interim

Posted: September 20th, 2019

Job Description: Adhering to the ERBFN Conditions of Employment Policies, the Health Policies, and maintaining CONFIDENTIALITY at all times, the ADAP Worker responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Serve as a Role Model by practicing personal wellness plan
  • Screen, access  and determine client needs
  • Undertake and support program such as healing circles, al-anon, A.A., N.A., sponsorships etc.
  • Collaborate and network with other department and community organizations
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of case files
  • Write quarterly, annual reports
  • Provide one-on-one, family and group counseling whenever necessary and refer clients to clinical support services and to other appropriate professionals
  • Create and maintain a follow up program for clients returning from treatment
  • Develop and provide substance abuse information services through workshops, ligature that are First Nations Orients and Holistic.
  • Participate in team meetings both internal and external


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent
  • Drug and Alcohol Free
  • Canadian Addictions Certification
  • 2 years’ demonstrated experience working as a counsellor in the field of addictions  
  • Preferred skill areas are Non-Violent Communication/Conflict Resolution, Life Skills Coaching,
  • Treatment center, counseling, gamblers anonymous, anger management, smokers anonymous, training would be an asset.
  • Trained to organize and facilitate group meetings and to present workshops.
  • To create and implement programs to educate youth on addiction, cause and effects.
  • Strong communication: written and oral
  • Possess a sound understanding and appreciation of First Nation Culture and Issues.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Required to work daytime/evenings/nights/weekend hours as necessary
  • Preference may be given to First Nation ancestry that possesses the minimum qualification required.
  • Bilingual while not necessary, would be considered an asset
  • Applicants being considered for an interview MUST provide a current criminal record and a vulnerable sector check prior to interview.



Closing Date: September 30, 2019 - We thank all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Please make applications to the attention of Kathy Pictou, Human Resources by email or in person:

Tel:  (506) 684-6288        E-mail:  Kathy.pictou@eelriverbar.ca


(All applications must include Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References.)


ERB.AdapWorker. Job Posting2019.pdf