Drug addiction worker

Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia based in Vancouver, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Drug addiction worker. Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia is providing vital support and assistance to Indigenous individuals within the province. With a focus on addressing the unique challenges faced by Indigenous people within the legal and justice systems, we offers a range of essential services and programs. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia
Position: Drug addiction worker
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $43,180.07 to $50,695.09 annually (to be negotiated) 35 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment Full time
Location: 520 Richards Street,Vancouver, BC V6B 3A2
Transportation information: Valid driver’s licence, Willing to travel regularly, Own vehicle
Work setting: Social service or charity agency, Community agency, Urban area


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 1 to less than 2 years’
Credentials: Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor Certification, Cultural Awareness Training
Target audience: Aboriginal groups
Security and safety: Driver’s validity licence check, Criminal record check, Confidential security clearance

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to do socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance), services for the homeless and programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
  • The candidates should be able to work with attention to detail
  • The candidates should be able to handle weight Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be accurate, client focus, initiative, flexible, and judgmental
  • The candidates should have interpersonal awareness, values and ethics, excellent oral communication, excellent written communication, efficient interpersonal skills, and be able to work as a team player

Candidate Status:

  • Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen or temporary or permanent resident of Canada
  • Candidate must have legal authorized (Work Permit) to work in Canada
  • If Candidates are unable to fulfill above mentioned requirements, don’t apply for the position


  • The candidates should be able to obtain information and prepare reports or case histories, administrative and office activities, appraise clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services
  • The candidates should be able to implement life skills workshops, research techniques, conduct follow-up assessments
  • The candidates should be able to develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community, implement substance abuse treatment programs, conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • The candidates should be able to liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients, maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • The candidates should be able to assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs, assist clients/guests with special needs
  • The candidates should be able to accompany clients to appointments and social outings, perform administrative tasks
  • The candidates should be able to refer offenders to community and social services programs


  • The candidates will get team building opportunities, paid time off (volunteering or personal days), group insurance benefits, pension plan, life insurance, as per collective agreement, vision care benefits, health care plan, and dental plan

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume, proof of the requested certifications, and cover letter) through below-mentioned details.

By email




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected, and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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