Alcohol Addiction Counsellor

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 815005535
  • Posted Date: May 25, 2023
  • Closing Date: Jul 25, 2023
  • Company: The Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
  • Category: Healthcare & Social Workers
  • Business Location:P O Box 2667 (5011 - 51 Street), Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2P9
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Job Details

  • Experience: 1 year - 2 years
  • Opening Positions: 1
  • Remuneration: $56,000 annually 35 hours per week
  • Commencement Date: As soon as possible
  • Education: College certificate or diploma from 1 to 2 years
  • How to apply: email to [email protected] or by mail

Job Description


  • Interview clients, prepare case histories and assess problems
  • Develop and implement counselling and intervention programs to assist clients in determining goals and means of attaining them
  • Counsel clients, provide therapy and mediation services, and facilitate group sessions
  • Participate in fundraising activities
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling programs and interventions, and clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and movement toward defined objectives
  • Follow up results of counselling programs and clients’ adjustment
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Identify additional/alternative services and provide referrals
  • Liaise with community agencies or partners, and identify additional or alternative services and provide referrals
  • Provide expert witness testimony in court proceedings
  • Provide public education and consultation to other professionals or groups regarding counselling services, issues and methods
  • Prepare a treatment plan for each patient
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Implement treatment plans
  • Examine and assess behaviour to diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders
  • Provide therapy


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor Certification


Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available